Working With Autism
Autism therapy and treatment is our specialty at Working With Autism. For over 15 years, we’ve assisted families in the greater Los Angeles area with outstanding and personalized treatment. We understand that a new diagnosis can be overwhelming, we are here to help you every step of the way. Our therapy includes a team of experienced, and licensed professionals in the following areas:
My Name is David
My Name is David is an animated short film from one of the animators of Robot Chicken, Matt Manning, that depicts a young student’s speech to his fellow classmates about his autism. The film features the actual words and voice of the author of the speech,14-year-old David Shapiro Sharif. Sharif’s speech aims not only to educate children and adults about autism but also to give a voice to the more than one million young men and women with autism in schools throughout the country.
National Database for Autism Research
Researchers, advocates, and parents of children with autism talk about the importance of taking part in autism research and contributing to the National Database for Autism Research, which was selected as one of HHS Secretary Sebelius’ Top 3 Picks for the 2011 HHSinnovates Awards.
Autism: The Whys of Increased Prevalence
Recent studies indicate an increase in autism prevalence. Columbia University sociology professor Dr. Peter Bearman joins NIMH Director Thomas Insel in this timely discussion.
Stem Cell Possibilities in Autism Research
Dr. Ricardo Dolmetsch and his colleagues have generated stem cells from children with autism allowing them to study how the brain develops in children with ASD.