For most of us, it is hard to imagine the daily challenges facing those who must live with Autism. On this episode of KTWU I’VE GOT ISSUES, “The Impact of Autism” brings community members together to share their experiences with this illness.

Co-hosted by Lena Rodriguez and Janet Thompson-Jackson the program hears from autism experts and support group members who stress the importance of early diagnosis. Guests for this program include Jim Leiker, CEO of the Capper Foundation and Linda Bergen, MS, ECSE, Autism Specialist with the Capper Foundation.

Also on the program are members of the Lawrence family who detail the life of their daughter, Annelise, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder.


Watch I’ve Got Issues: The Impact of Autism on PBS. See more from KTWU I’VE GOT ISSUES.

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Capper-Easter Seals Website
Autism Support Group Facebook- Topeka, KS

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