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Autism and Emotions-Movie “Inside Out” helps teach us both

I am so excited about the upcoming movie from Pixar, ‘Inside Out’. The film will be set in the head of a young girl, Riley Anderson, where five emotions—Joy, Anger, Disgust, Fear and Sadness—try to lead the girl through her life. As I sat through this preview I could not help but think about all of the people with autism who have a hard time understanding and expressing emotions. This movie also happens to be set in San Francisco, home to our speech therapy practice and many children with autism. There are many strategies to teaching emotions to children with … Continue reading

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