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Autism Live

An interactive web-show and podcast providing support, resources, information, facts, and entertainment.

Apr 13, 2022

In this episode of Autism Live, we are joined by Author, Autism Advocate & Mother of Dr. Temple Grandin, Eustacia Cutler joins Shannon to discuss Autism and symbolic thinking, precise information on autism and more after Shannon discuss Visual Stereotypy for the jargon of the day. Tune in and check it out! 

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6:25 autism jargon: Visual Stereotypy

9:23 Visual Stereotypy – actual definition

10:02 visual stereotypy – working definition

14:27 Question of the day

15:39 topic of the week

18:11 Interview with Author, Advocate and Mother of Dr. Temple Grandin, Eustacia Cutler

20:07 Autism and symbolic thinking

24:47 Eustacia Talk a Little about her Book "Autism and Us: Old as Time"

25:14 The community need for more precise information on autism 29:19 What do we need to do?

30:28 From Eustacia Cutler's forthcoming book: Dr. Itard’s 1808 notebook on Victor the Wild Boy of Aveyron: the first written account of autism. Francois Truffaut's 1969 film “The Wild Child” based on it-- Truffaut himself playing Dr. Itard.

36:10 What other stories are included in your book?

38:23 How old was Temple when you first heard the word autism?

41:23 What year did you take Temple to Judge Baker Guidance Clinic?

46:19 What are your thoughts on Autism and what would you like to see happen?

46:35 About Shannon’s Son

48:14 Representation of Autistic Individuals before the work "Autism" was invented.

52:51 More About Autism and Us: Old as Time

57:08 What are we supposed to think?

59:13 This week on Autism Live

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