Educational Videos

Beyond the Distinguished Lecturer Series, Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and Minds Behind the MIND lecture series, the MIND Institute is beginning to self-produce as well as be featured in third-party educational videos on a range of topics studied at the MIND Institute.  This page provides access to all of these videos.  As with all of our lecture videos these can be found in the "Videos By Topic" section of the website as well.

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These webcasts are intended for personal, non-commercial, educational use.  Please do not re-broadcast, re-encode, or otherwise distribute these webcasts without prior written permission from the UC Davis MIND Institute.

Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: An Introduction to the Medical Issues

Producer: UC Davis MIND Institute and CEDD

Length: 20:00

Summary: An original MIND Institute/CEDD production featuring Kathy Angkustsiri, M.D., providing an overview of the medical issues that are associated with Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Full family interview videos associated with this project are also available on the webpage.

Assistive Technology: Applications and Intervention Strategies for Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Producer: UC Davis MIND Institute/CEDD

Length: 34:15

Summary: An original MIND Institute/CEDD production featuring Laura Greiss Hess, M.S., OTR/L & Kerrie Lemons Chitwood, M.A., CCC-SLP, providing an overview of assistive technology and how it is used in everyday settings to promote school and community inclusion and participation for individuals who have neurodevelopmental disorders. English and Spanish (Español) versions are available on the webpage.

Unlocking Autism

Producer: Figure 8 Films for Discovery Health

Length: 44:00

Summary: This documentary on autism was produced for and originally featured on the Discovery Health Channel in April 2009. It features several MIND Institute researchers and documents the story of a family participating in the MIND Institute's Autism Phenome Project.The documentary has been extremely well received and was awarded the Television Academy Honors award for "Television with a Conscience" from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in March 2010.