Ed Asner; Matt Asner
That child playing alone in the corner of the classroom might be shy, might be a loner, or he could have a condition known as autism that can create hypersensitivity to sound, smells, and visual stimulation that simply overwhelms the child. On our show today, Edward Asner and his son, Matt, help us understand autism.
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