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TEDxVictoria - Jim Tanaka. Facing up to Autism: New Tools for Different Minds

Dr. Jim Tanaka is a professor of psychology and co-director of the Brain and Cognition at the University of Victoria. His work in autism explores the use of interactive media to help children with autism spectrum disorder develop their social and emotional abilities. Filmed at TEDxVictoria on November 19 2011 http://web.uvic.ca/psyc/people/faculty/tanaka.php http://www.tedxvictoria.com About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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