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Autism Chronicles

From: Long Haul Productions
Length: 57:59

Autism Chronicles is an hour-long special profiling three families living and coping with autism. Read the full description.

Autism150_small Autism spectrum disorder is the fastest-growing developmental disability in America, now affecting one in every 150 children. No one knows for sure - or can agree on - what causes autism spectrum disorder - but every parent of an autistic child can tell you stories about the challenges it presents. Autism Chronicles is an hour-long special profiling three of families living and coping with autism, produced by Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister for Long Haul Productions, in association with Chicago Public Radio. Partial Funding from the Coleman Foundation.

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Piece Description

Autism spectrum disorder is the fastest-growing developmental disability in America, now affecting one in every 150 children. No one knows for sure - or can agree on - what causes autism spectrum disorder - but every parent of an autistic child can tell you stories about the challenges it presents. Autism Chronicles is an hour-long special profiling three of families living and coping with autism, produced by Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister for Long Haul Productions, in association with Chicago Public Radio. Partial Funding from the Coleman Foundation.

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