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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

Episodes air Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.

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Oct 17, 2018

Many of us have access to a world filled with electronic media content and systems set up to facilitate our lives. What is our information environment like for families living with autism? Autism spectrum disorder affects communication and behavior. What challenges do families of people on the autism spectrum face that we might tend to overlook? On this episode, we talk with Dr. Amelia Gibson of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill about autism, family information needs, and society.