Thousands to gather in downtown Columbus for Autism Speaks walk

Thousands to gather in downtown Columbus for Autism Speaks walk

PLUS THE HIGHLIGHTS LATER THIS MORNING FROM AUDREY HASSON. AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IS A BROAD RANGE OF CONDITIONS CHARACTERIZED BY CHALLENGES WITH SOCIAL SKILLS AND REPETITIVE BEHAVIOR AND SPEECH AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION. THOUSANDS WILL GATHER TODAY FOR THE AUTISM SPEAKS WALK IN COLUMBUS AND THE GOAL IS TO GENERATE FUNDS FOR RESEARCH AND SERVICES. ELYSE…

ASAN-Central Ohio Protest Against Autism Speaks, Columbus, Ohio

ASAN-Central Ohio Protest Against Autism Speaks, Columbus, Ohio

>>NORANNE: We’re protesting against Autism Speaks.>>NICK: OK. And can you tell me why?>>NORANNE: We’re against their eugenics, their bigotry, and their ability to completely exclude us away from dialogue.>>PROTESTERS: [chanting] We’re people, not puzzles! We don’t need a cure! We’re people, not puzzles! We don’t need a cure! [sound of cars passing]>>MELANIE: I’m out here…

The Autism Puzzle: Part 1

The Autism Puzzle: Part 1

NAME: “BITE VERBATIM.” TRT 30 OQ: MUSIC OUT GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO THE AUTISM PUZZLE. I’M JEROD SMALLEY. TONIGHT WE’RE HAPPY TO WELCOME VIEWERS FROM ALL ACROSS OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA ON WYTV IN YOUNGSTOWN, WTRF IN WHEELING AND HERE IN COLUMBUS. TONIGHT WE’LL DISCUSS THE LATEST IN AUTISM RESEARCH, SUPPORT AND THE…

Autism walk

Autism walk

ELYSE: FOR FAMILIES HERE TODAY THIS IS A SENSE OF COMMUNITY – ONE IN 59 CHILDREN IN THE UNITED STATES IS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM. JEROD SMALLEY/AUTISM SPEAKS COMMITTEE: “I’VE BEEN HERE FOR EVERY WALK AND IT IS LIKE A FAMILY REUNION THE FACT THAT ALL THESE PEOPLE SHOW UP YEAR AFTER YEAR AND THEIR HERE…