Adults on the Autism Spectrum Today!

This radio show will focus on events that have impacted the lives of individuals and families affected by autism. We will discuss issues that will excite and sometimes incite. In either event we will not merely discuss what happened but more importantly why it happened or is happening. In the end we will try to leave our listeners with a sense of hope for the future and clear direction on how to set a course, going forward, so that adults with autism have choice and opportunities to live fulfilled lives in society today!

Program Archive

  • Sat, 04/21/2012 - 1:00pm

    1 in 88 births are now attributable to ASD. The Centers for Disease Control just announced this important data and it is discussed in this show. Also, Dr. Holmes speaks on Cybercrimes and Autism; is there a connection?

  • Sat, 03/17/2012 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Standifer describes his efforts with Walgreens, TIAA/CREF,AMC Theatres and Missouri Voc. Rehab. as they all develope employment opportunities for adults with autism. He also describes the Autism Works National Convention that is held annually and how it has become a conduit for connecting agencies, individuals and employees.

  • Sat, 02/18/2012 - 1:00pm

    Interview with J. Rappella [ASA] and A. Traub [AMC] with a compelling story describing their collaborative efforts, entitled FOCUS, to develop employment opportunities for individuals with autism and aspergers.

  • Sat, 01/21/2012 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes interviews Dr. Lee Marcus Director of Training for the TEACCH Program in North Carolina. Dr. Marcus discusses his consulting role as well as his field editorship of the upcoming Encyclopedia on Autism.

  • Sat, 12/17/2011 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes is being interviewed by Dr. Dan Burns regarding implications for Dayhab Services; Person Centered Planning; and, the impact of such matters on the quality of life for many persons on the Autism Spectrum.

  • Sat, 11/19/2011 - 1:00pm

    Ms. Brenda Weitzberg describes to Dr. Holmes how she and her husband started an employment center for her 32 year old son. She explains with great enthusiasm what they do at Aspiritech in Chicago, Ill. and how their model is gaining traction for others to replicate.

  • Sat, 10/15/2011 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes interviews Dr. James Ball, Chairman of the Autism Society of America and Mr. John Mize, Washington Lobbiest and they describe their efforts in supporting the Combating Autism Act recently passed by Congress and signed by Pres. Obama.

  • Sat, 09/17/2011 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Perner is a Professor of Marketing at USC and he has Asperger's; diagnosed at age 31. He discribes his life prior to and following his late diagnosis. He tells us what he has learned about marketing and autism and how to properly prepare children on the spectrum for the adult world.

  • Sat, 08/20/2011 - 1:00pm

    Mr. Scott Badesch is the recently appointed CEO/Pres. of the Autism Society of America. He shares with us his vision for the ASA and his experiences raising a young man, who is now 24, on the Autism Spectrum.

  • Sat, 07/16/2011 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Deepak Gupta is a leading child psychiatrist in India. He practices biomedical interventions following the DAN Protocol and he also is instrumental in increasing awareness of autism throughout India. In this show Dr. Gupta describes his work and outcomes as well as the needs of his country in serving those on the autism spectrum throughout their lifespans.