The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Autism is the name given to a group of related, complex developmental disorders that typically affect communication and social interaction skills. Diane and her guests discuss the latest research being done into the causes of and treatments for autism, and talk about the challenges faced by families of autistic children.
- Jaime Parent board treasurer of the Autism Society of America, and father of an autistic child
- Kay Cullinen speech pathologist and doctoral candidate in early childhood education at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore
- Dr. C.T. Gordon child psychiatrist, and co-founder of the National Alliance for Autism Research, and father of an autistic child
- Dr. Temple Grandin professor of animal science at Colorado State University and author of two books on autism, including "Thinking In Pictures." "Animals in Translation" was co-authored with Catherine Johnson.
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