Four popular Autism videos on DVD:
Autism Times Two, a new addition to the series, profiles Jo and Darnell Cauley and their two sons with autism. This is their story of tribulations and triumphs. 15 min., CC, SDH subtitles, 2010.
Asperger Syndrome features an in-depth interview with Dr. Tina Iyama, M.D., University of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital. Iyama explains the symptoms, causes of and strategies for coping with Asperger Syndrome. The video also spotlights Andrew, a bright middle schooler with Asperger’s. He shows it’s possible to develop appropriate classroom skills and behaviors, while maintaining his unique personality. 17 min., CC, 2000.
In Autism Spectrum Disorders, author Glenis Benson, Ph.D. presents her developmental perspective covering major issue areas: Cognitive style, diagnostic characteristics, communication skills and deficits, social behaviors, support strategies and challenging behaviors. 39 min., CC, 2001.
Straight Talk about Autism features interviews with kids with autism and their parents. The program is divided into two sections: Childhood Issues and Adolescence. Key topics like communication deficits, splinter skills, social competency and hypersensitivities are discussed. 80 min., CC, 1999.