With: Jennifer Malia (Norfolk State University)
When Jennifer Malia started researching her young daughter’s behaviors, she realized that both she and her daughter were on the autism spectrum. Malia has a children’s book coming out next year, called: Too Sticky! Sensory Issues with Autism.
With: Jackie Spainhour
Museums can be tricky for kids with autism. Through personal experience and extensive research, Jackie Spainhour has come up with some ways to make museums fun for all.
With: Leslie Daniel (Radford University)
Leslie Daniel celebrates autism. She shares some basic strategies for communicating with children on the autism spectrum.
With: Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin is known as an expert in the livestock industry and as an eloquent leader for autistic rights.
With: Christofer Foss (University of Mary Washington)
Christofer Foss explores how autism is portrayed in literature and film. He says it’s time to rethink difference, dignity, discrimination, and other disability issues.