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Autism / Finding Amanda / A Conference (Part III) #878623

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 2007
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(Studio: John King) Report introduced.

(No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The story of Amanda Baggs††, an autistic woman who cannot speak except via typing/audio machine, presented; her written words quoted and Internet video shown; details given about how she "connects" via the Internet; scenes shown of Amanda going by car and train to a conference for autistic people in Edmonton, Canada. [AMANDA {via spoken typed words} - talks about her feelings and the communication gap between autistic and non-autistic people.] [Autism Acceptance Project Estee KLAR-WOLFOND†- talks about Amanda.] Examples of autistic behavior shown and described, including Amanda's anger and frustration at the conference.

King, John;
Gupta, Sanjay

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