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Prescription for Health: Autism (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-05

Duration: 00:06:06

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | Autism spectrum disorders

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee

Description

This “Prescription for Health” segment from the April 5, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield on Autism Awareness Month. Dr. Whitfield discusses: the range of autism spectrum disorders; the recent statistics for autism; the warning signs; the impact of an autism diagnosis on a child’s family; and the available treatments.