“Proper” eye contact is one of the most significant and sensitive aspects of interpersonal communication in western cultures. Next to the ability to carry on a fluid social conversation, eye contact with the speaker is one of the crucial elements required for the perception of social “normalcy.” Too much contact makes a person appear overly […]
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Home Schooling Autistic Students During Covid-19 The viral outbreak of 2020 has brought profound changes to our daily lives, including the almost universal lockdown of schools, forcing most parents to homeschool their children. Even if some schools do reopen this coming fall, many others will not. Additionally, many parents will likely continue to homeschool their […]
Click here to watch Author Spotlight – Video, Television Interview Author Spotlight: New Findings of Autism Genetics with Dick Williams July 8, 2020, NBC, San Antonio, Texas
Click here to watch Morning Blend – Video, Television Interview Meet a man who has extensively studied autism and presents a genetic understanding of the condition and its history. July 7, 2020, ABC, Las Vegas, Nevada
Click Here to Watch We Are Austin – Video, Television Interview Author (Dr. Richard Williams) offers a valuable resource for families navigating an Autism diagnosis June 29, 2020, CBS, Austin Texas
Episode 23 – Richard Williams, PhD. | Discovering Miracles of Autism APRIL 29, 2020 JUDI EPSTEIN / RICHARD WILLIAMS, PHD.
Genetics & the Origin of Autism “The ultimate hack for a team of Silicon Valley Programmers might turn out to be cracking the genetic code that makes them so good at what they do.” Steve Silberman, Wired Magazine in 2001 Neurodiversity was initially applied to autistic individuals. The idea was to focus on the positive […]
Homeschooling can be especially difficult for individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Parents and guides may need to try a different approach to make this time educational and not a battle. Please note, this video was produced prior to the current homeschooling situation we face but it is very applicable and important information.
Richard Williams’ daughter Noi is autistic, and understanding her and how she thinks has motivated him to understand and study autism. He adopted her many years ago from an orphanage in Bangkok, Thailand on her second birthday. At the time, she didn’t walk, talk, or walk or speak, even in her native Thai. When they […]