It's time to rethink autism intervention, moving our focus toward abilities and strengths not deficits and disabilities. In this groundbreaking session, you’ll watch autism expert Stephen M. Shore, Ed.D., as he flips autism intervention on its head and forever changes the way you view and work with autistic clients. Armed with his framework built around awareness, acceptance, appreciation and action, you’ll discover how to empower your autistic clients and show them how they can use their unique abilities and strengths as a springboard to success in education, employment, community, self-advocacy, and much more!
This online program is worth 1.75 hours CPD.
|Manual - Abilities & Strengths- Based Autism Interventions (4 MB)||25 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Transcript (100.4 KB)||18 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Stephen Shore, EdD, diagnosed with “Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies” and “too sick” for outpatient treatment, Dr. Shore was recommended for institutionalization. Nonspeaking until 4, and with much support from his parents, teachers, wife and others, Stephen is now a full-time professor at Adelphi University and adjunct at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, focusing on aligning best practice in supporting autistic people to lead fulfilling and productive lives.
In addition to working with children and talking about life on the autism spectrum, Stephen is an internationally-renowned educator, consultant and author on lifespan issues pertinent to education, relationships, employment, and self-advocacy. His most recent book, College for Students with Disabilities, combines personal stories and research promoting success in higher education.
A current board member of Autism Speaks, the Organization for Autism Research (OAR), American Occupational Therapy (AOTF), president emeritus of the Asperger/Autism Network, and advisory board member of the Autism Society, Dr. Shore also serves on the advisory boards of AANE, and other autism related organizations.
Financial: Stephen Shore has employment relationships with Adelphi University and New York University. He receives royalties as a published author. Stephen Shore receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Stephen Shore is an adult who is on the autism spectrum. He is a member of the Asperger/Autism Network and International Society for Autism Research.
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