Letter to the Editor: ‘Life, Animated’ screening

As head of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, I feel compelled to respond to Aaron Herman’s Op-Ed article in a recent edition of the Daily (“Ableism at Tufts and the ‘Life, Animated’ screening,” March 13). I was in the audience for the screening of “Life, Animated” as well as the panel discussion […]


‘Life, Animated’ screening to show how media impacts children with autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) — referring to the group of complex disorders of brain development including autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder and Asperger syndrome — is found amongst 1 in 68 children in the United States. Although there are more than 2 million people diagnosed with ASD in the United States alone, these individuals are […]


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