Tag: Autism

Autism, Best Kept Secret, Film

Best Kept Secret

“Best Kept Secret” is a new documentary worth watching about a teacher in New Jersey who works with autistic students to help them prepare to live in the world once they graduate from school. The students attend JFK High School in Newark, a public school for students with a wide range of special needs. Administrators […]

06/21/2013 More
Beautiful Minds: Stephen Wiltshire

Beautiful Minds: Stephen Wiltshire

Stephen is able to do this because of his autism. He is able to devote more of his brain power to visual memorization because he is not processing the thousands of other stimuli that ordinary people both acknowledge and must process. In this instance, being autistic is what allows Stephen to have this extraordinary ability. […]

02/01/2011 More