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Asperger's Syndrome: Secret to Success

Scientist and autism activist Temple Grandin, PhD, reflects on life with Asperger's syndrome.

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Any other creative tips on how to get parents to help children overcome their sensory issues?

Try on different color sunglasses at Wal-Mart to see what stops the flicker or get the right computer screen so they don't see the flicker. You can also print on different colored papers to reduce contour and stop flickering.

What is the best advice that you can give parents who are concerned their child might be autistic?

If you have a baby doing odd behavior, don't wait. You have to get someone to do a lot of one-on-one activities with that baby as soon as possible. The worst thing you can do is wait.

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Reviewed on March 26, 2008
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