Seg. 1: Adults With Autism. Seg. 2: Oceans And The Midwest. | KCUR

Seg. 1: Adults With Autism. Seg. 2: Oceans And The Midwest.

Dec 10, 2018

Segment 1: Autism in adults, from diagnosis to intervention.

Many of the therapies available for people on the autism spectrum are geared towards children, but what if you weren't diagnosed until you were 60? One woman's story sheds light on the challenges that arise for adults diagnosed with autism later in life.

Segment 2, beginning at 36:00: What we do in the Midwest affects our oceans.

The fertilizer used in farming, chemicals used in water treatment plants, single-use plastics like drinking straws; a discussion about the connection between the Midwest and oceanic life.