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, 04/20/2013 - 1:00pm

    Ms. Moreno discusses her role in establishing an advocacy and resource organization, Maap Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome. She mentions recent books on marriage and transitioning for high functioning people on the Autism Spectrum. Resources are described to enable individuals with Autism and their parents/guardians to live full lives in their respective communities.

  • Sat, 03/16/2013 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes interviews Dr. Smith a pioneer in Adult Services in Massachusetts. The organization is celebrating its' 50 year anniversary and Dr. Smith his 27th anniversary as a CARF [Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities]. He presents his view on services to those on the Autism Spectrum and the needs going forward.

  • Sat, 02/16/2013 - 1:00pm

    Autism Across the Lifespan; tools for improving clinical and patient care, education and research has been accepted for production by the Oxford University Press, London. Drs. Holmes, Mesibov and Tsai along with Mr. Herb Hinkle, Esq. will address the issues associated with Autism from conception to end of life considerations. This show gives the listener a briefing about the direction of the book and who it's readership will be.

  • Sat, 01/19/2013 - 1:00pm

    Dennis Debbault is a father of a son with autism and a private detective who works with first responders; police, fire, emt. We discuss the massacre of 28 people in Newtown Ct. and what role, if any, autism played.

  • Sat, 12/15/2012 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Thos. McCool is the President of Eden; a lifespan service agency for individuals with autism. He describes the services and the needs going forward to secure appropriate services for individuals with autism

  • Sat, 11/17/2012 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes interviews Dr. Todd Harris and Ms. Judy Lau of the Devereux Services about the far ranging options and opportunities they offer Adults on the Autism Spectrum and children as well.

  • Sat, 10/20/2012 - 1:00pm

    Interview with Fredrick Weintraub Federal Court Appointed Independent Monitor Los Angeles unified School District and Emeritus Director Council for Exceptional Children. We discuss the history of Special Education, the IDEA Law and current challenges for individuals and families in the U.S.

  • Sat, 09/15/2012 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes interviews Frank Bird, Exec.Clinical Director of Melmark New England; a residential and day service agency for children and adults located in Andover, Mass.

  • Sat, 06/16/2012 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes interviews Ms. Kimberly Dorn, Director of Plowshare Farm in Greenfield, New Hampshire. A farmstead model program for adults with developmental disabilities.

  • Sat, 05/19/2012 - 1:00pm

    Dr. Holmes interviews Hillary Freenan, ESQ. regarding appropriate education and transition services as well as how to receive adult services through state and federal agencies and, finally, how to and why of guardianship and special needs trusts.