Ron Suskind: “Life, Animated: A Story Of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism” – The Diane Rehm Show

Hear this moving radio interview with Owen Suskind, an adult child with autism, and his father Ron Suskin. Owen was finally able to connect with the world and communicate through Disney characters. Owen is able to impersonate the different characters and recall verbatim lines from Disney movies, and he sketches the characters also from memory. The show explores “affinity therapy” and the ongoing effort to reach children locked in an inner world.

Source: Ron Suskind: “Life, Animated: A Story Of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism” – The Diane Rehm Show

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