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Members of diverse communities talk about autism in new videos

 

August 16, 2018



New videos, titled “On the Autism Spectrum: Families Find Help and Hope,” are now available on the Department of Human Services (DHS) YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/MinnesotaDHS The videos are intended to provide support and raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and available treatments among the African American, American Indian, Hmong, Latino and Somali communities.

The videos feature Minnesotans from these communities talking about their experiences with ASD and resources they found in Minnesota to help. Click on the links below to see each of the videos.

• Native American community: On the autism spectrum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62JUI-v7pIs&feature=youtu.be

• Latino community: On the autism spectrum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUv77d0estc&feature=youtu.be

• Hmong community: On the autism spectrum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDXKTnM1lXI&feature=youtu.be

• African American community: On the autism spectrum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAHQUjjlu44&feature=youtu.be

• Somali community: On the autism spectrum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEDhfj71L-Q&feature=youtu.be

The videos were funded by DHS and produced in partnership with the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota. These videos may be used as learning tools for individuals and families as well as lead agency workers, providers and other stakeholders.

More information about autism services in Minnesota is provided on the Department of Human Services ASD page, Minnesota Department of Health ASD page, Minnesota Department of Education ASD page, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development website or disabilityhubmn.org. You may also call the Disability Hub MN at 1-866-333-2466.

 

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