In our show, our hosts focus on a wide range of topics to support families and individuals living with autism. Autism Spectrum Radio offers practical information for parents as well as current research and programs from some of the top professionals in the field.
A variety of guests share their expertise and resources. Parent guests describe their experiences and discuss the paths they have taken to find effective treatments. Professionals offer guidance and insight into their programs and services for helping children with ASD. Topics include general issues with understanding the diagnosis, treatment options, early childhood issues, school and community opportunities and planning for adulthood.
Autism Spectrum Radio is broadcast live every Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel. Click here to view our show page. Click on specific shows listed below to hear past shows.
Physical Fitness for Kids and Teens with Autism with guest Mike Ramirez of Special-Fit.
Inclusion in Schools with Dr. Paula Kluth.
Diagnosing Autism with guest Dr. Pegeen Cronin.
Advocating For Your Child's Needs with guest Kim McClain.
Helping Children with Autism Become More Social with guest Dr. Ann Densmore.
Author Nancy Burrows joins us to discuss the latest Chicken Soup for The Soul book written for families with autism.
Father and advocate, Ahmad Islam joins host Rob Haupt to discuss race and autism.
Author and professor of psychology, V. Mark Durand joins host Rob Haupt for great conversation about Optimistic Parenting.
NFL Quarterback, author, advocate and philanthropist Rodney Peete joins host Rob Haupt for a discussion about autism from the father's perspective.
Filmmakers Carolina Groppa and Matt Fuller return to share stories from the making of Autism In Love, a great new documentary looking at love and romance for individuals on the spectrum.
Host Rob Haupt welcomes Dr. Karen Fessel Executive Director and Founder of Autism Health Insurance Project to our show this week for an update on insurance coverage for autism.
We are excited to welcome author Ido Kedar to the show to discuss his book Ido in Autismland, Climbing Out of Autism's Silent Prison.
Dr. Gina Chang joins host Rob Haupt to discuss the important role of Social Skills for individuals with autism at different stages of life and development.
We are pleased to welcome author and speaker, Dr. Robin McWilliam to our show to discuss the important topcic of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Education.
VCU Assistant Professor and Psychology Today blogger, Dr. Erlanger Turner joins host Rob Haupt for a discussion about the disparity of diagnoses among different ethnicities.
Host Rob Haupt goes into our mail bag (and Facebook page) to answer your questions! Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Mary Jane Weiss joins us for a lively discussion about what drives professionals in the field of autism. Host Rob Haupt and Dr. Weiss will discuss ethics, research, social significance and much more!
Host Rob Haupt welcomes Dr. Jim Ball to the show to discuss the importance of early intervention for kids with autism. Join us for this important topic.
We are very excited to welcome filmmakers Matt Fuller and Carolina Groppa to the show to discuss their beautiful documentary Autism in Love. This project looks at a subject rarely discussed in the autism community, romantic aspirations and relationships for individuals with autism.
This week we are joined by Lauren S. Henry, an expert in sensory design to discuss how ways to support your child through their environment.
Host Rob Haupt welcomes parent advocate Dana Weber to the show to discuss her great insights and information. Her passionate persuit of best services for her child has made her a trusted resource for other parents.
Founders of The Six Degree Project join host Rob Haupt to discuss their celebrity connection campaign to support autism education and awareness
Dr. Travis Thompson returns to our show to share information about the upcoming ABAI Autism Conference in Portland.
Guest Christina Whalen joins us for a thoughtful discussion about life skills and employment options for adults with autism.
Guest Steve Miller joins host Rob Haupt to share his perspective on how to successfully transition teens to meaningful adulthood.
Guest Crystal Bell joins host Rob Haupt to offer guidance on navigating the insurance approval process for autism services.
Founder of The Miracle Project, Elaine Hall joins Rob Haupt for a discussion about how the arts can benefit children and teens with autism.
Guest Karla Helbert joins us for a thoughtful discussion on how to support children and teens with autism through the experience of loss and grief.
Guest Dr. Michele Wallace joins host Rob Haupt for an insightful discussion about food selectivity and feeding issues in children with autism.
Guest Dr. Dorothy Lerman joins host Rob Haupt to discuss employment options for adults with autism.
Parents and authors Andrew and Melissa Areffi share their experience as the parents of three children with autism.
Guest Molly Ola Pinney Founder and CEO of the Global Autism Project joins host Rob Haupt for a discussion about our global autism community.
Host Rob Haupt answers questions regarding insurance coverage for autism live on air.
Guest Jennifer Cook O'Toole author of the book Asperkids joins host Rob Haupt to explore how we can best love, understand and teach children with Asperger Syndrome.
Guest Valerie Adams joins host Rob Haupt to discuss Occupational Therapy and collaboration beween service providers.
Our focus for this show is TEENS. Host Rob Haupt takes your questions live on air for the first time.
Guests Ronit Moko and Judy Mark join host Rob Haupt to discuss their recent mission to Israel. They will share insights from their experiences looking at innovative services for adults.
Guest Whitney Pinion provides a parent perspective about becoming an advocate.
Guest Dr. Peter Gerhardt shares insights about transitioning to a meaningful adulthood.
Guest host Rob Haupt discusses the changes with insurance coverage for autism in California. Guest Kristin Jacobson will provide insight into the insurance mandate (SB 946).
Guest Daniel Openden discusses training parents to be teachers and information about the SAARC preschool program.
Guest Dr. Phil Strain reviews classroom models for young children and the LEAP Model of teaching children with Autism. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Jo Ashline, who writes parent blogs for the Orange County Register, speaks about her experiences as parent to a child with autism. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Matt Asner talks about his role as Executive Director of Southern California for Autism Speaks and shares his perspective as a parent to a child with autism. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Dr. Ilene Schwartz discusses preschool issues and classroom components. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Dr. Lynn Koegel discusses Play Based ABA Methods for the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Dr. Travis Thompson reviews blended ABA treatments for autism. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Dr. Rob Horner speaks about handling bullying at school and schoolwide Positive Behavior Support. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Judy Mark provides a parent’s perspective on autism. Click below to listen to the interview.
Guest Michael Jewel discusses planning for special education and autism care. Click below to listen to the interview.
For detailed show topic information and guest bios, visit our show page at www.voiceamerica.com/show/2072/autism-spectrum-radio
Dr. William Frea, Co-Founder at Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST), has made the following guest appearances on Autism America Radio hosted by Matt Asner, Executive Director of Southern California for Autism Speaks.
Dr. Frea discusses AST's play based therapies. Click below to listen to the interview.
Dr. Frea continues the discussion about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services from his first appearance. Click below to listen to the interview.
Matt Asner interviews Dr. Frea about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. Click below to listen to the interview.