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Kate Winslet and autism

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appropriatelytrained Mon 19-Sep-11 14:49:39

Someone sent me a link to this site today

Kate Winslet has set up a foundation and there are some interesting research links on it.

Good for her!

sickofsocalledexperts Mon 19-Sep-11 16:02:17

That is good, wonder what her link is with autism?

keepingupwiththejoneses Mon 19-Sep-11 16:17:44

I found this seems she doesn't have any direct connection but narrating a documentary made her want to do it.

appropriatelytrained Mon 19-Sep-11 16:32:01

Yes, that's how it appeared to me too. She narrated the documentary and was obviously inspired/moved by the story into action. I think the mum in the documentary is connected to it too.

I thought it was refreshing to see links to genuine research rather than the standard, generic list of traits etc.

I also thought that the focus on unlocking the intellectual capability hidden behind the communication difficulties was a powerful focus as it is what many of us are trying to do here too - trying to stop our children being written off because of their difficulties.

In a world when it is so much easier to do nothing at all, I was impressed to see this.

amberlight Mon 19-Sep-11 16:37:38

Hurrah for Kate! Good site, too.

oodlesofdoodles Mon 19-Sep-11 21:49:38

Thanks for sharing this link - there's a really interesting paper on there about language and fine motor skills.

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