On Thursday, April 5, The Oprah Winfrey Show devoted a full hour to autism. Portions of Autism Speaks' documentary Autism Every Day were featured throughout the program, entitled The Faces of Autism. Several of the parents featured in the film, including Jesse Mojica, Katie Wright and Michele Pierce Burns, participated in the show
Michele Pierce Burns, Jesse Mojica and Katie Wright talk with Oprah
along with Autism Speaks' Executive Vice President Alison Singer.
Other topics that were addressed included teens with autism and the effect autism can have on siblings. In addition, the show profiled a pediatrician who specializes in the treatment of autism and is also the parent of two children on the spectrum.
To see video segments from the show and learn more, click here.
Katie Wright discusses her son, Christian, on Oprah
Autism Speaks' Alison Singer talks with Oprah