Published on 10 Dec 2016 Sections , ,

Autism: how Disney films helped one boy

Science Editor

We’re all familar with film classics like Peter Pan and the Lion King,┬ábut Owen Suskind from Massachusetts took devotion to a whole new level. As a young child he developed autism. For years he would barely speak to his parents, until they discovered they could communicate with him by talking as characters from his favourite Disney films.

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