Program Contents: 17 minutes
Captioning: Closed Captioned
Copyright Date: 2000
There has been an increase in the diagnoses of Asperger Syndrome in recent years. This video looks at Asperger in general while focusing on 12 year old Andrew. Includes an in-depth interview with Dr. Tina Iyama, MD, University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital. Lyama explains the symptoms, causes of and strategies for coping with Asperger Syndrome.
Andrew shows that with successful supports, it's possible to develop skills and behaviors appropriate for the classroom, while maintaining his unique personality. A thoroughly watchable and informative video. Ideal for staff and parents.