If you have a child with Aspberger's or know someone who does, you'll want to check out this video. It's in support of PBS.
In general, the same people who support public funding for the arts are the same people who support public broadcasting. The question as to whether or not our government should fund public television became front and center during the first presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney. The arguments against defunding public broadcasting are some of the same arguments we use in defending our government's continued investment in arts and culture.