The Nature of the Autism Spectrum

The Brookings Institution, in conjunction with The Help Group of Los Angeles and others, held a conference to examine policy proposals for… read more

The Brookings Institution, in conjunction with The Help Group of Los Angeles and others, held a conference to examine policy proposals for expanding the availability and affordability of early intervention for autism spectrum disorders. Mr. O’Hanlon and Dr. Firestone gave the introductory remarks. Then, a recorded message from Senator Clinton was shown.

Moderated by Dr. Insel, experts discussed on the nature of autism spectrum disorders. Using charts and graphs, the panelists individually spoke on topics including federal research efforts, the history of autism, myths of the disease, and the increase in prevalence of autism. Following their discussion, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Dr. Insel moderated the panel. close

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Program ID:
190381-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 19, 2005 | 11:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 28, 2005 | 3:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 19, 2005 | 11:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2005 | 6:15pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 22, 2005 | 2:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2005 | 6:42pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2005 | 3:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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