‘Autism Amplified’ to premiere on Arkansas PBS April 25

April 12, 2024 

Special designed to inform, raise awareness in support of National Autism Acceptance Month

CONWAY, Ark. (Arkansas PBS) — In support of National Autism Acceptance Month, Arkansas PBS will present “Autism Amplified: Acceptance Through Communication,” a special designed to inform and raise awareness about autism, Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. and livestreaming at myarpbs.org/watch or in the PBS App.

This program will be divided into four segments, featuring personal stories, as well as conversations with autistic individuals, caregivers, a medical expert and educators. “Autism Amplified” will explore what autism acceptance should look like, including fostering inclusivity and understanding and how acceptance strengthens communities. Through discussions and personal stories, the program aims to introduce the audience to the autistic community, unpacking topics including what autism is and the importance of acceptance. Donna Terrell hosts.

After broadcast, “Autism Amplified: Acceptance Through Communication” will be available to watch anytime, anywhere on demand at myarpbs.org/autismamplified or in the PBS App.

“Autism Amplified: Acceptance Through Communication” is made possible with support from the Arkansas PBS Local Production Fund.

About Arkansas PBS
Arkansas PBS, Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, empowers learners of all ages by educating, informing, entertaining and inspiring communities. Arkansas PBS serves as a daily and essential resource for Arkansans by creating, sharing, celebrating and driving conversation around Arkansas stories and classic, trusted PBS programs through multiple digital platforms, including livestreaming at myarpbs.org/live, on-demand services and YouTube TV, and the distinct channels Arkansas PBS, Arkansas PBS Create, Arkansas PBS KIDS, Arkansas PBS WORLD and Arkansas PBS AIRS on SAP. Members with Arkansas PBS Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. Arkansas PBS depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at myarkansaspbs.org. Arkansas PBS is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), KETZ (El Dorado), KETS (Russellville), KETS (Forrest City), KETS (Gaither) and KETS (Yancy).