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This week on Autism Spectrum Radio we discuss a topic that is extremely important to many parents of young kids with autism, social skills and ability. Most parents are familiar with the social challenges faced by our kids on the spectrum but not everyone knows helpful strategies that will support better social function. This week, host Rob Haupt is pleased to welcome Dr. Ann Densmore, Ed.D. CCC SLP/A, certified speech pathologist and audiologist and author of Helping Children with Autism Become More Social: 76 Ways to Use Narrative Play and author of Your Successful Preschooler: Ten Skills Children Need to Become Confident and Socially Engaged.
Dr. Ann Densmore, Ed.D. CCC SLP/A, certified speech pathologist and audiologist and author of Helping Children with Autism Become More Social: 76 Ways to Use Narrative Play and author of Your Successful Preschooler: Ten Skills Children Need to Become Confident and Socially Engaged (Harvard Medical School and Jossey-Bass, 2011). Director of Child Talk in Lexington, MA. Ann Densmore has been a speech and language consultant at public and private schools or more than 30 years. In addition to running a private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts she also consults internationally and has taught seminars for professionals and students at Harvard Medical School. Ann holds an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an Ed.D. in Education with a specialization in child discourse from Clark University. She is board-certified in speech and language pathology and audiology. Ann swims Walden Pond every morning (when it’s not iced over) and enjoys long bike rides with her friends. She also loves photography, swimming with Cambridge New England Masters at Harvard University, and taking walks with her Portuguese Water Dog, Map. http://www.child-talk.com/ Twitter: @AnnDensmore
Ketia Stokes is the 2013 Baltimore City, Maryland Teacher of The Year! Ms. Stokes is a founding staff member and teacher at Green Street Academy, a combined middle-high school with a focus on the green movement and preparing students for green careers. She currently teaches in a self-contained classroom for 6th- to 8th-grade students on the autism spectrum and holds many leadership roles, serving as a teacher mentor, literacy leader and learning strategist.
Ms. Stokes comes from five generations of educators. Her twin sister, who struggled from birth with the effects of a brain tumor, benefited from high-quality special education—and inspired Ms. Stokes to pursue a career of serving students with disabilities.
She currently teaches in a self-contained classroom for 6th to 8th-grade students on the autism spectrum. Join us as Ms. Stokes shares information about children with autism and effective strategies you can use.
Autism and other disorders on the autism spectrum are difficult to understand. Although we don't know with any certainty what causes autism, parents and educators of children with autism have come up with remarkable strategies to support their children and nurture their gifts, and to be advocates for their children.
My guests, Kerry Dillman and Markeycion McKinney, of LEARN Behavior Consultation Services, will talk to us about their work to equip parents and caregivers with the tools they need to support children with autism. Tamara Kassabian, incredible mommy to a child with autism, will share insights from her experiences working to give her child the love and care that he needs.
Host, Allison R. Brown, is a civil rights attorney and owner of Allison Brown Consulting (ABC).
Do your children have Autism or Asperger’s Disorder, there maybe another reason.
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Hello and welcome to this week's show at the unusual time and day of Friday. This week, we'll be having Jeanette Purkis on to talk all about her work as an author and writer on the Autistic Spectrum. As well as this, we'll be taking a look at autism in society and looking at things such as mental health, education and the support that's given for those with autism.
We will also be joined by our team member and radio show host Marilyn Ann Francis. She will be joining in on the discussion as she has lots of experience on autism. We will also be hearing some poetry from Marilyn.
You can join us in the chat room to join in on the discussion and you can also call in to speak with us on 1-619-393-2848 or call in via the Skype link. We look forward to hearing from you.
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Author Cara J. Terrance is a native of Panama City, the youngest of 3 children. She is the Youth Leader @ Yes Lord Deliverance, Church of God in Christ. Every Tuesday night they have an Amazing forum created to allow the youth to speak from their hearts, ask questions, & also give their point of view on current issues that are prevallent in the lives of young people. Cara is the brilliant mind behind the book, A Ministry's Leader: Effective Ways to Lead Kingdom Minded. You can follow her blogs on www.youthfulsoul.net, on Facebook Author Cara J. Terrance, on both Twitter & Instagram @Cara Terrance.
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