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12:00pm

Thu October 16, 2014
Stay Then Go

Red River Radio Spotlight: The Robinson Film Center Presents "Stay Then Go" by Shelli Ainsworth

Stay Then Go poster
Stay Then Go Used by permission

Aired Thursday, October 16 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett speaks with Meghan Hochstetler, Education Director for the Robinson Film Center and Shelli Ainsworth, the writer and director for “Stay Then Go,” a feature film about Autism which is part of the Centenary College Southern Circuit filmmaker tour. For more information about the screening visit online the Robinson Film Center or call (318) 459-4122. The Robinson Film center is located at 617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101.

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6:00pm

Sun April 20, 2014
Temple Grandin

Independent Minds: Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin

Airs Sunday, April 20 at 6 p.m.  Unable to speak until age four and diagnosed autistic in the 1950s, Temple Grandin went on to defy expectations, becoming a renowned author, activist and expert in humane livestock design.  Honing her ability to see and think differently, this self-described “anthropologist on Mars” has brought enlightenment to her field and a new understanding of autism to the world. David D’Arcy hosts this journey into a truly Independent Mind.

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6:00pm

Sun April 14, 2013
Autism Grows Up

Autism Grows Up

Airs Sunday, April 14 at 6 p.m In the 1990s autism rates around the US began to rise. Each year since then thousands of children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Now, these children are “aging out” of school-based special education programs. They are the first generation of adults with autism spectrum disorders to be diagnosed early enough to participate in these programs for most of their school years.

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