30 min

Season 2: Episode 1 - Myths of Autism Spectrum Disorder Supporting the Spectrum

    • Mental Health

Autism Spectrum Disorder, also referred to as ASD, is a neurodevelopmental condition that can affect an individual's communication skills, emotional development, learning, memory, and self-control. The characteristics of ASD can be mild to severe, which is why many refer to autism as a spectrum. Through the work of doctors, researchers, and self-advocates our understanding of autism is rapidly evolving. Today, Dr. Benjamin Black, MD from the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center will be joining us to myth bust some common mistruths that are often said about ASD.

Autism Spectrum Disorder, also referred to as ASD, is a neurodevelopmental condition that can affect an individual's communication skills, emotional development, learning, memory, and self-control. The characteristics of ASD can be mild to severe, which is why many refer to autism as a spectrum. Through the work of doctors, researchers, and self-advocates our understanding of autism is rapidly evolving. Today, Dr. Benjamin Black, MD from the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center will be joining us to myth bust some common mistruths that are often said about ASD.

30 min