New Hope for Autism – Geraldine Dawson

New Hope for Autism – Geraldine Dawson

[MUSIC] [APPLAUSE] Dawson: There’s a saying that if you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism. And that’s because autism is a spectrum disorder; it affects people in many different ways. But in every case, that person has difficulties understanding and navigating the social world. They have trouble making eye contact,…

Early social orienting in infants developing with autism spectrum disorder | Mel Rutherford

Early social orienting in infants developing with autism spectrum disorder | Mel Rutherford

So we know that early intervention is associated with better outcomes in autistic development We know that early social skills development in particular is associated with better social and academic performance throughout the academic years But the problem is that early identification and early diagnosis is hard Kids usually get their diagnosis when they’re three,…