An Oscar-Nominated Film Inspires a New Approach to Autism (Scientific American)

Date: 
03 March, 2017
Credit: 
Scientific American
Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology
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"Dinosaurs, Star Wars, train schedules, Disney princesses, maps, LEGO—subjects such as these can become all-consuming passions for children on the autism spectrum. What therapists and educators often call “circumscribed” or “restricted” interests (or, more generously, “special” interests) make up a characteristic symptom of autism spectrum..." Continue reading.