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Autism

  1. log off
    Sia Criticized for Not Casting Actors With Autism, Attacks Critics on TwitterMaddie Ziegler plays the character billed as “a teenager with special needs.”
  2. the industry
    Jason Katims’s New Show Is About Friends With Autism Navigating Their 20sAnd it’s coming to Amazon.
  3. Dina Is a Slight But Sweet Look at a Neurologically Atypical RomanceThe Sundance Grand Jury Prize–winning doc drags a bit, but has a lot of heart.
  4. Sesame Street Introduces Its First Muppet With Autism60 Minutes announced the character, Julia, will debut on Sesame Street soon.
  5. tribeca film festival
    Tribeca Film Festival Won’t Screen an Anti-Vaccination Doc After All [Updated]“We do not believe it contributes to or furthers the discussion I had hoped for.”
  6. Louis C.K., Amy Schumer, Larry David, and More Join Comedy Central’s […]Comedy Central’s annual televised autism benefit Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs returns next month, and […]
  7. Jerry Seinfeld Thinks He’s Slightly Autistic“Basic social engagement is really a struggle.”
  8. kids doing awesome things
    This Year’s Little Drummer Boy Uses a Washing Machine InsteadPa-rum-pum-pum-awesome.
  9. Comedy Central’s ‘Night of Too Many Stars’ Has, Um, Too Many Stars Here’s Nick Offerman offering to strip for you, if you donate enough money to Comedy Central’s star-studded autism benefit, Night of Too Many […]
  10. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Sell Their Friendship to the Highest BidderTina Fey and Amy Poehler auctioned off a night of friendship, making $46,000 a piece, at Comedy Central’s annual Night of Too Many Stars autism […]
  11. The Story of an Autistic Woman Discovering/Relating to ‘Community’Julia Bascom recounts what it was like first discovering Community as a person with Autism. It’s a touching look into, as Julia describes, […]
  12. temple grandin
    Hollywood’s Big on AutismIncreased awareness about a disorder is a positive thing, right?