- Dr. George M. Anderson, senior research scientist at the Yale Child Study Center
- Sara Reed, Autism Services and Resources of Connecticut
Video produced by Tony Fappiano and directed by Donald Baechler for Guilford Community Television.
Coverage of the official ribbon-cutting ceremony at Roses for Autism, a Guilford, Connecticut rose farm that not only provides individuals on the autism spectrum the chance to learn the skills necessary to maintain meaningful employment, but also serves as a model that can be replicated nationwide to develop unique opportunities for them as a whole new competitive workforce.
- Thomas Fanning, Ability Beyond Disability
- Lori Gregan, Roses for Autism
- Connecticut State Representative Patricia Widlitz
- Tom Pinchbeck, Pinchbeck Rose Farm
- Jim Lyman
- Guilford First Selectman Jim Mazza
- Connecticut State Senator Ed Meyer
- and Connecticut Governor Daniel P. Malloy
For more information on Roses for Autism, please visit their website at www.rosesforautism.org.
Video produced by Tony Fappiano for Guilford Community Television.
This video is making the rounds on Facebook today… A warning: it is very hard to watch.
For more audio and information, please visit www.hnva.net/teacherbully
Contact info: Akian5@comcast.net
Found this via Mark Roithmayr’s Twitter account… the ABC hidden-camera show “What Would You Do” did a segment on patrons in a New Jersey diner reacting to a kid with autism.
More on the episode here: Personal Perspective on ABC’s “What Would You Do”
The Yale Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders is the United States’ first undergraduate course of its kind. The class consists of a weekly seminar on diagnosis and assessment, etiology and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with autism and related disorders of socialization.
Extraordinary story of Carly Fleischmann, a 14-year-old child who has severe form of autism and unable to speak, but she found a way to communicate with the world in a highly efficient manner. Her parents never lost hope. Years of hard work of Carly’s family and therapists brought some amazing and completely unexpected result.
Roses for Autism – the Guilford, Connecticut rose farm that has become an employment center for autistic adults – was profiled this week on CNN.
Fascinating video created by a woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, attempting to explain what that’s like:
Thanks to Kerry Michaels for passing this along.