Catalogue Number: CTV472
Subject: Guidance, Health and Medicine, Learning Disabilities, Psychology, Science, Social Sciences, Special Education
Grade Level: Post Secondary, Educators
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2010
Running Time: 38
In Canada AM's newest 5-part program, two autism experts discuss early diagnosis and intervention and the huge impact it can have on an Autistic child's long-term progress. They examine different issues, treatments, perspectives and resources for Canadian families. The 5 segments include:
The Value of Early Diagnosis:
Top experts give tips on how early to have your child assessed, signs to watch out for and why early diagnosis is crucial in an autistic child's long-term progress.
A behavioural therapist discusses mainstream autism therapy, and a renowned autism researcher examines alternative treatments and therapy.
Day in the Life:
CANADA AM follows a family with an autistic daughter, from morning until night for a first-hand look at the challenges and the small daily triumphs each day.
Adults with Autism:
CANADA AM looks at the issue of adults living with autism, profiling a 30- year-old man, his boss and his co-worker. We will also cover the emerging trend of adult-diagnosis of Asperger's.
Canada - A Leader in Autism Research:
Profiles Dr. Stephen Scherer and his colleague, Dr. Peter Szatmari, currently world leaders in autism research, relating to genetics. They discuss their pioneering research, which could lead to a diagnostic test for Autism. They will also discuss the results of what they say is a major discovery regarding Autism and genetics, based on their latest research.
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