Autism Spectrum Disorders
6:13 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Author Shares Story of Pain, Discrimination and Triumph of Life with Asperger's Syndrome

Author Jesse Saperstien developed a muppet to help teach kids about Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

  It’s been a life of ups and downs, triumph and struggles for Jesse Saperstein.

“That’s the benefit of having a rough life.  You have a ton to write about so I was fortunately able to fill two books.”

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Autism Awareness
2:37 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Families with an Autistic Relative Could Find New Treatments & Services with New State Law


  Parents in New York with autistic children might now have an easier time getting important treatment and therapy.  

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2:41 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Nationally Renowned Autism Expert in Liverpool to Speak to Parents

Dr. Temple Grandin from the University of Colorado.
Credit Temple Grandin's Website.

A nationally renowned expert in Autism has made her way to Syracuse to speak with parents tonight.  Dr. Temple Grandin has been heard on NPR’s Fresh Air and has been sharing her life through books and appearances.  Grandin says she received very early childhood intervention when she was a child. One of the problems Grandin sees with kids on the higher end of the Autism spectrum is they’re not learning work skills.  She says that instruction needs happen well before High School Graduation.

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