Show #125 Interview with Dr. Stephen Shore


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On Monday night at 8pm, be sure to tune in for our newest episode of Hope Saves the Day on Autism Radio.Tonight's show talks with Dr Stephen Shore !

Diagnosed with "Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies" and "too sick" for outpatient treatment Dr. Shore was recommended for institutionalization. Nonverbal until four, and with much support from his parents, teachers, wife, and others, Stephen is now a professor at Adelphi University where his research focuses on matching best practice to the needs of people with autism.

In addition to working with children and talking about life on the autism spectrum, Stephen presents and consults internationally on adult issues pertinent to education, relationships, employment, advocacy, and disclosure as discussed in his books Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger SyndromeAsk and Tell: Self-advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum, the critically acclaimed Understanding Autism for Dummies., and the newly released DVD Living along the Autism Spectrum: What it means to have Autism or Asperger Syndrome.

President emeritus of the Asperger’s Association of New England and former board member of the Autism Society, Dr. Shore serves in the Interagency Autism Coordinating CommitteeAsperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism AssociationUnited States Autism and Asperger Alliance, and other autism related organizations.

Since 1996, I have made over 100 presentations on the autism spectrum. My presentations cover material including:

  • Autobiographical
  • Working with Children on the Autism Spectrum
  • Including Children with Autism in the Classroom
  • Using Music to Work with Children on the Autism Spectrum
  • Issues faced by adults on the Autism Spectrum:
    • Advocacy
    • Disclosure
    • Employment
    • Education
    • Relationships

In fact, I contributed a chapter on disclosure to a newly released text edited by Liane Willey and this topic will also be the subject of my next book.

His website is at: http://www.autismasperger.net/

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