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Celebrating the Ways We Are Different

What makes us different is what makes us special. April is Autism Awareness Month and we have searched far and wide to gather 25 resources, designed to support you and those you care about.

  1. April Showers Bring Action, Not Fear, with Autism Awareness
  2. Helping Children With Autism Handle Everyday Transitions
  3. How PBS KIDS Shows Benefit My Son With Autism
  4. Helping Children With Autism Connect With Emotions
  5. How Media Can Positively Impact Children's Perceptions of Autism
  6. How to Support Children With Autism Who Have Special Interests
  7. Autism diagnosis more common after improved screening, closing racial gap
  8. How Can the Social Model of Disability Change How Society Views Autism?
  9. Helping Children With Autism Get the Most Out of Digital Media
  10. How PBS KIDS Characters Help My Family and Son With Autism
  11. Can Daniel Tiger Help Children With Autism Build Social-Emotional Skills?
  12. Parenting Minutes
  13. Meet the Hero Elementary Character With Autism
  14. On Parenting: When My Child Received His Autism Diagnosis
  15. Identifying Autism Earlier: Know the Signs, Know Your Child
  16. Julia, Sesame Street’s New Character with Autism, Helps Kids Learn About Acceptance
  17. How Adult Autism Goes Undetected
  18. In A Different Key follows first person ever diagnosed with autism
  19. Move to Include is a multi-platform public media initiative designed to promote inclusion for people with disabilities.
  20. Why more children are being diagnosed with autism and what it means for their families.
  21. A Fresh Look at Autism: Science, Social Media and the Search
  22. Browse a large collection of PBS resources focused on autism awareness and support.
  23. Navigating Healthcare for People with Autism
  24. The Life Autistic Documentary: Iowans with autism illustrate the nuances of The Life Autistic in this two-hour broadcast special.
  25. Autism: Behind the Camera focuses on young adults with autism and the resources needed when students with autism "age out" of high school.