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Training Teachers to Work with Autistic Kids

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Air date: December 12, 2010

Host: David Crabb, MD

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Interview: Naomi Swiezy, PhD, clinical director of the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center
Clinical associate professor of psychology, IU School of Medicine

The "HANDS in Autism" program is part of the Indianapolis-based Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center.

HANDS stands for Helping Answer Needs by Developing Specialists in Autism.

Today, Sound Medicineís Dr. David Crabb chats with program director, Naomi Sweazy, PhD, to learn how the HANDS program trains teachers and other public school personnel to work effectively with autistic children.