In this Ability Life Solutions Video Favorite, Professor Andrew Whitehouse, Head of the Autism Research Team at Telethon Kids Institute, dispels 10 common myths and misunderstandings about autism.
Professor Whitehouse explains, among other things, that autism is a lifelong condition, that people on the spectrum exhibit a great deal of empathy, that not all people on the autism spectrum have savant abilities, that autism is not caused by vaccinations, and that many people on the spectrum experience quality romantic relationships. This video does a great job of explaining why certain ideas exist about people with autism, and why those ideas are inaccurate.
Autism Spectrum Disorder: 10 Things You Should Know by Telethon Kids Institute
Initial Release Date: Jul 31, 2017
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