A New IDEA For Special Education video

Running time:
Approx. 30 min.

Autism and the New Law.
Resources for Treatment. Hope for a Cure.

This video, hosted by Anthony Edwards of ER is designed to help parents, educators and health care professionals better understand Autism or similar diagnosis such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and Asperger’s Syndrome.

In this video you will learn about the components of The Advancement of Pediatric Autism Research Act, a subtitle of the Children’s Health Act of 2000. This law was passed ot find more effective treatments and even a cure for autism.

Informative and compassionate interviews filled with hope are given by Jonathan Shestack, the President of Cure Autism Now and Dr. Nancy Minshew of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine: a top researcher in the field.


Stressing the importance of quality care and good information in a non-condescending, practical way, Autism and the New Law holds out much needed hope to those affected by autism. Recommended ☆☆☆ ~ Video Librarian

…this inspiring video is a lifeline. ~ Booklist

Parents, educators and healthcare professionals will be truly inspired and knowledgeable about autism after viewing this video. ~ Library Journal

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