Autism Spectrum Disorder affects how an individual processes information and interprets the world.  As the prevalence of autism increases so do efforts to understand and provide assistance to those affected by ASD. 

To learn more about information and services available to Iowans affected by ASD Iowa Public Television spoke with the Autism Society of Iowa Executive Director Kris Steinmetz and Former Lieutenant Governor of Iowa Sally Pederson, who has worked tirelessly serving on boards and helping establish programs that benefit people affected by ASD.