msnbc running a special on autism

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msnbc running a special on autism
Sat, 02-19-2005 - 8:53pm

I caught part of it today. It covers a lot of material. Thought someone might get some help from this. Tonight the had a few ewferences to sensory integration too. Go to autismmsnbc for more details. Here are the schedules for the week.


Tuesday, February 22
Today: (7am -10am)
The Autism diagnosis and how to set up a treatment team
The Michael Marino story: When early intervention works
MSNBC: (10:30am-11am ET)
Lee Grossman, president & CEO of the Autism Society of America has a 17-year-old autistic son and shares his personal crusade in raising awareness and funding for autism.

CNBC: Power Lunch (12:30pm) and Closing Bell (4:45pm)
The Autism Double Whammy: Paying the emotional and financial price.

Nightly News: (6:30pm-7pm)
Robert Bazell revisits a California family that responded to their son's diagnosis by taking on the scientific establishment to make autism research a national priority.

Wednesday, February 23
Today: (7am - 10am)
Educational programs for treating children with autism
How autism affects the family and siblings
MSNBC: (10:30am - 11am ET)
Gloria and Patrick Fay, parents of twin 7-year-old autistic boys, share their personal story of living with autism.

CNBC: Power Lunch (12:30pm) and Closing Bell (4:45pm)
Research and funding

Nightly News: (6:30pm-8pm)
Robert Bazell reports on research at Yale University that reveals the inner workings of the minds of people with autism by watching where their eyes focus while watching human interactions in movies and videos.

Thursday, February 24
Today: (7am-10am)
How to be an advocate for your child if they have autism
Knowing the law in your community, and getting it to work for you
MSNBC: (10:30am-11am ET)
Actor Anthony Edwards, honorary board member of Cure Autism Now

CNBC: Power Lunch (12:30pm)
Serving the growing population of autistic children

CNBC: Closing Bell (4:45pm)
Vernon Smith, 2002 Nobel Laureate in Economics, discusses his personal challenges with Asperger Syndrome

Friday, February 25
Today: (7am-10am)
Bob and Suzanne Wright announce their Public Awareness Campaign
Adults with Autism
MSNBC: (10:30am -11am ET)
NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright

CNBC: Power Lunch (12:30) and Closing Bell (4:45)
Vocational training for autistic teenagers

CNBC: Power Lunch
NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright announces new public awareness campaign

Saturday, February 26
Telemundo: (7pm-8pm)
"Autismo: Epidemia Silenciosa?": The show will provide viewers with important information on the disorder and explain how families can seek treatment for their autistic children. KVEA anchor Lucia Navarro will serve as host of the program, which will also explore how the Hispanic community deals with autism and the social stigma that is often associated with mental illness.

Edited 2/21/2005 4:56 pm ET ET by kcmc89
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Mon, 02-21-2005 - 4:25pm

I think CNBC runs one too, on Tues I forget what time, but my Dh was talking about it.