Autism – How My Unstoppable Mother Proved the Experts Wrong: Chris Varney at TEDxMelbourne

Autism – How My Unstoppable Mother Proved the Experts Wrong: Chris Varney at TEDxMelbourne

Translator: Monika Szczerba Reviewer: Rysia Wand Four years ago I was speaking with a girl named Sarah. Sarah said to me, “Chris, I have Asperger syndrome. I guess having Asperger’s means there are things I can’t do.” I believe we need to rethink the autism spectrum. I educate children on their rights and that says…

I AM AUTISM

I AM AUTISM

I am socks. I am an item of footwear that will spend my entire existence covering a smelly, sweaty foot, what will think it’s funny making strange shapes upon the kitchen surface. Then, as if the indignity has not ended, I will be put in washing machines to be cleaned for the feet of my…

Transition for Youth with Autism from School to Adulthood: Critical Considerations

Transition for Youth with Autism from School to Adulthood: Critical Considerations

>>EMILY HELMBOLDT: Hello, and welcome to the VCU Autism Center for Excellence webcast on transition planning and intervention for students with autism. I’m Emily Helmboldt, and I’m a technical assistance coordinator with the ACE project at RRTC, VCU, and I’m pleased to be here with you today. Some of the goals of the webcast, I…