People with autism shouldn't get mistaken as criminals. But they do. Evidence suggests people with autism experience seven times the number of encounters with police that most of us do — and almost never in a good way. How do we fix that? Guest host John Donvan is joined by Emily Iland, an autism advocate and educator, Barry Prizant, author of "Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism," Michael John Carley, who has Asperger syndrome and founded GRASP, the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership, and Carolyn Gammicchia, a former police officer who founded L.E.A.N On Us, a law enforcement awareness network. First, let's talk about Colin Kaepernick. The NFL pre-season is halfway over and the quarterback still hasn't been signed to a team. Kaepernick gained attention outside sports circles last year when he declined to stand during the pre-game national anthem. Are NFL teams too afraid to take on an activist athlete? We're joined by William Rhoden, writer-at-large for ESPN's The Undefeated.
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