There has been an increase of diagnoses of Asperger syndrome and autism in recent years. This DVD looks at Asperger syndrome in general while focusing on 12-year-old Andrew. It includes an in-depth interview with Dr. Tina Iyama, M.D., from University of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital, where she explains the symptoms, causes of, and strategies for coping with Asperger Syndrome.
Andrew shows that with successful supports it’s possible to develop skills and behaviors appropriate for the classroom, while maintaining his unique personality. This video is thoroughly watchable and informative, ideal for staff and parents. DVD 17 min., CC, 2000.
|Age Group||Pre-K, Elementary, Secondary, Transition, Older Adult|
|Subject||Professional Resources, Social Skills|
|Running Time||17 minutes|