The Dan Marino Foundation has recently launched Childnett.tv, the first 24-hour web channel dedicated to families living with autism and other neurological disorders.
Childnett.tv is an internet access web channel that broadcasts interactive programming 24 hours a day, seven days week via the internet. The lineup includes streaming video related to autism and other neurological disorders. The mission of Childnett.tv is to reach out globally to families, clinicians and educators, connecting them through the internet, to information related to autism and other neurological disorders.
NAAR and the Dan Marino Foundation recently co-produced a new program on Childnett.tv featuring Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The program focuses on early detection of autism and Dr. Zwaigenbaum's infant sibling research, which is supported by NAAR and the Dan Marino Foundation.
To view the program, or check out the many other informative programs on Childnett.tv, click here to register and view the Childnett Web TV Guide.
In addition to Dr. Zwaigenbaum, Childnett.tv currently features other NAAR-funded researchers such as Dr. Isabel Rapin, of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Dr. Wendy Stone, of Vanderbilt University, who each serve as mentors to NAAR fellows. Also, former Scientific Advisory Board member Roberto Tuchman hosts a program on the web channel, as do NAAR Honorary Board members Temple Grandin and, of course, Dan Marino. In addition, NAAR Trustee Dr. Michael Alessandri serves as clinical advisor to Childnett.tv.
On Childnett.tv, families, clinicians and educators can witness the latest therapies and treatments, seminars, as well as personal stories–all for free. The Dan Marino Foundation is funding this dynamic initiative to improve the lives of families around the world. It is the Foundation's hope the information broadcast on the website will help ensure every child with developmental disabilities reaches his or her highest potential.
NAAR congratulates the Dan Marino Foundation on the launch of this new resource for the autism community and looks forward to developing additional research-based content for Childnett.tv.