serves to build greater awareness of the autism spectrum and
in particular, Asperger Syndrome. It joins other websites
with this same focus and will work together with them toward
strengthening our community of people on the autism spectrum.
I hope autismasperger.net will help people appreciate those
on the autism spectrum for who they are and participate with
them to develop strengths and make accommodations for challenges.
Potential for People on the Autism Spectrum
Recently produced during my New Zealand and Australia speaking
tour this video focuses on promoting strengths as a pathway
to success for people on the autism spectrum. Now in my 5th
year as a professor of special education at Adelphi
University, my travels to educate and raise awareness
about autism continue, having presented in 46 out of the 50
United States, and in 32 countries across 6 of the 7 continents
across the globe.
with Autism Should be Appreciated for Whom they Are
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Russia Today TV. Prime Time interview
on how Stephen Shore overcame some of the challenges
of being on the autism spectrum and a focus on using
strengths rather then deficits to empower people with
autism to lead fulfilling and productive lives to the
greatest extent possible.
Potential - Stephen Shore Life with Autism, Music, Marriage,
As a toddler, Dr. Shore was struck with what he now
describes as 'the Autism bomb', which, for most people
at that time, would have meant a life sentence in an
institution. In this short film Stephen talks about
some of the obstacles he's overcome, the social situations
he's navigated, and provides some advice for parents
of children with autism.
Uses Music to Reach Kids with Autism
LONG ISLAND, NY-Stephen Shore, professor of special
education at Adelphi University, splits his time between
preparing graduate students to teach, and using music
to communicate with children living with autism. He
holds a doctorate in education and plays a bevy of musical
instruments-but was once a nonverbal child struggling
Additional video, audio links available:
autists are able to perceive only 7% of human communication
- Professor Stephen Shore
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Russia Today TV. Sophie & Co. Autism -
this phenomenon was defined in the science relatively late,
but the number of people with the disorder is growing each year.
It is far from being clearly understood, as it core reasons
lie concealed, breeding many myths around it. Is autism an illness?
Could one benefit from it? Are people on autism spectrum so
different? And most importantly, where is their place in the
human society? To find answers on these challenging questions,
we talk to a man of science, professor, author and lecturer;
the man diagnosed with autism himself. Dr. Stephen Shore is
on Sophie&Co today.
Lunch": Stephen Shore - About Living with a Diagnosis of
Autism (In Russian)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Moscow 24 TV. My life with autism from the
non-verbal days and recommendations for institutionalization
to being a professor of special education, internationally known
author and presenter on autism, and giving music lessons to
children with autism. I emphasize that individuals with autism
should have the same opportunities as everyone else.
Along the Autism Spectrum - What Does It Mean to Have Autism or Asperger
Syndrome? by Daniel Gottlieb, Ph.D., Robert Naseef, Ph.D. and
Stephen Shore, Ed.D.
In this frank discussion of the human costs and benefits of autism
spectrum disorders, we get the perspectives of an individual on the
spectrum (Shore), who is also a professional in the field of ASD,
and that of a psychologist working primarily with families of children
with disabilities and the father of a son who has autism (Naseef).
The discussion is expertly moderated by a psychologist and speaker
and writer on disabilities, who, while not on the spectrum himself,
has grandson who has an autism spectrum disorder (Gottlieb). (More
Understanding Autism for Dummies by Stephen Shore and Linda Rastelli;
foreword by Temple Grandin.
From within the autism spectrum Stephen Shore, joins forces with veteran
writer Linda Rastelli to write the long overdue Understanding Autism
for Dummies as part of the acclaimed Wiley For Dummies series.
With a foreword and other input from Temple Grandin, as well as inspiring
vignettes from others with autism, this resource helps the reader
sort out challenges relating to selecting interventions, financial
concerns, education, family issues, and adulthood. Newcomers and seasoned
members in the autism community will find valuable advice for empowering
people with autism to use their strengths for maximizing their potential
in life. (More details...)
Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome,
2ndEd.by Stephen M. Shore, foreword by Temple Grandin This expanded second edition, which features a foreword
by Dr. Temple Grandin, includes an important new chapter on getting
ready for college. In addition, the discussion on common sensory reactions
has been expanded. Finally, there's a new chapter on Shore's recent
public involvement with autism spectrum-related issues, including
testifying on the state of autism-related issues to the chair of Governmental
Reform, speaking at conferences, both in the United States and internationally,
and advocating for services for individuals on the spectrum.
Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism
Spectrum, edited by Stephen M. Shore; foreword by Temple Grandin.
Ask and Tell is unique by being the first book
to speak to the twin issues of self-advocacy and disclosure for people
with autism and by consisting exclusively including the cover
art and the preface by Temple Grandin of contributions by those
on the autism spectrum for persons on the spectrum. (More