Humility invariably comes easily to those who have been publicly chastised. “In the British media … rather than saying: ‘Well done!’ they’ll say: ‘Oh really? If you think you’re so special, then prove it.’ That’s the attitude. When someone gets a bit of a bashing in a fairly public way, it’s not easy. Now I just don’t read anything,” “I would have had a hard time being as famous as I became through Titanic at the age of 21 if I was that famous at 21 now.”
Winslet narrated the documentary A mother's courage: talking back to autism, which was generally released on September 24, 2010, after airing on HBO in April of the same year.Her involvement in the documentary led to her founding the non profit organization The Golden Hat, whose mission is to eliminate barriers for people with autism. In 2011, Winslet received the Yo Dona award for Best Humanitarian Work for her work with The Golden Hat.