Straight Talk about Autism features interviews with kids with autism and their parents. They examine the key difficulties that they have encountered and worked through during childhood and adolescence. The key childhood difficulties includes getting an accurate diagnosis, parental acceptance of the disability, coping with communication deficits, and beginning school. The key adolescence difficulties features hypersensitivities, splinter skills, teasing, Circle of Friends programs, social skills, school-to-work transition, and independent living.
DVD, 80 min., CC, 1999.
|Age Group||Pre-K, Elementary, Secondary, Transition, Older Adult|
|Subject||Professional Resources, Social Skills|
|Running Time||80 minutes|