Hour 4 – Autism Live with Dr. Stephen Shore

April 4, 2023  6pm – 7pm PT

Autism Live with Special Guest, Dr. Stephen Shore.

Shannon Penrod interviews Dr. Stephen Shore.

Dr. Stephen Shore is an autistic professor of special education at Adelphi University. He has written books that include: College for Students with Disabilities, Understanding Autism for Dummies, Ask and Tell, and Beyond the Wall.  Currently, he serves on the board of Autism Speaks, and is one of the first two autistic board members in its history,  looking to improve the potential of those on the autism spectrum. He once headed the Asperger’s Association of New England and was on the board of the Autism Society of America.

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 is internationally renowned for presentations,   consultations and writings on lifespan issues pertinent to education,   relationships, employment, advocacy, and disclosure. His most recent  book College for Students with Disabilities combines personal stories and research for promoting success in higher education.










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