Autism: Coming of Age | KCET
Autism: Coming of Age
In the next 10 to 15 years, an estimated 800,000 children with autism will age out of the school system and transition into adulthood. Then, they will look to ill-prepared state and federal governments for the support services and resources to meet their many needs - a situation autism experts refer to as the "coming tsunami." The one-hour documentary "Autism: Coming of Age" provides an inside look at the lives of three adults with autism and includes interviews with their families and support teams. Autism and disability experts from Massachusetts, New York, Washington, Virginia and Pennsylvania also discuss the current system, impending challenges and possible outcomes for the future.
Owner and Creative Director Catherine Bailey and Master Glazer Winnie Crittendon explain how every ceramic piece that comes off the Heath line is unique. Sometimes, it’s all in the glaze.KCET Original
Aviation takes flight in early Los Angeles, becoming an industry of dreamers, risk takers and entrepreneurs. The region is America’s “arsenal of democracy” during World War II, as two million workers build 300,000 aircrafts.KCET Original
The Cold War and Pentagon dollars fuels the explosive growth of modern Los Angeles and creates the military-industrial-complex.KCET Original
After major earthquakes on July 4 and 5 near Ridgecrest, residents of small towns like Trona are left to face structural damages and limited access to water and other resources.KCET Original
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George heads to the iceberg capital of the world — Newfoundland, Canada.
Former NYC superstar Chef Gavin Kaysen has headed back to his mid-west roots to put his hometown of Minneapolis on the culinary hot map.
Huell tours the the Victorian residence in Martinez where the naturalist John Muir lived from 1890 to his death in 1914, and meets the special folks who are responsible for preserving this important site.
"Mother of the Earth" takes a look at Hayedeh Shirzadi and her husband's attempts to put an end to the dumping and burial of urban garbage in their city.