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Lecture 8-Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome (PDA): new findings
by Francesca Happé

Prof. Ina van Berckelaer-Onnes talks about autism and the issue of gender identity disorder. Ina is from the Clinical Child and Adolescent Studies department at Leiden University, the Netherlands.

My Experience with Autism, by Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin: "The Autistic Brain"
Temple Grandin is one of the world's most iconic scientists. A leading expert on animal behavior, she has even been the subject of a movie, in which Claire Danes played her in an award-winning performance. Her accomplishments are legion, including her creation of livestock-handling facilities based on animals' natural behavior. But her greatest impact might be as one of the most prominent adults with autism.

Autism and Education Conference, 12th December 2013. 'Autism: how anxiety affects everything' - Sarah Hendrickx

Simon Baron-Cohen discusses ASD vs. ASC

Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works — sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of smart geeky kids. 

Elizabeth Laugeson, Psy.D. UCLA CART "Autism 2012" SymposiumSocial Skills Training for Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The UCLA PEERS Program 
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