WATCH: WYTV raising awareness of autism with special segment

The Autism Puzzle

WYTV, along with sister station WCMH in Columbus, continues to raise awareness about autism with the latest edition of “The Autism Puzzle.”

Hosted by WCMH’s Jerod Smalley, this piece of the puzzle will be a continuation of a conversation about autism research, treatments and needs of those on the autism spectrum. The special will also feature:

* ADNP Syndrome – a genetic mutation in the brain only recently discovered and closely linked to autism

* The Potential Development Program, which has been providing services to children with developmental delays in our community since 1953

* The Rich Center and its mission to improve education and outcomes for individuals with autism and their families

* A unique concept being developed in Columbus for an autism community

* A young woman with Asperger syndrome who hosts “Night to Shine”

Local autism contacts:
Potential Development Program
The Rich Center

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