Planning For Special Education and Autism Care

April 3, 2012
Hosted by Rob Haupt

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In this episode of Autism Spectrum Radio, Dr. Frea explores the challenges associated with planning for the education and care of an individual with an autism spectrum disorder. The day to day challenges of caring for someone with autism can be all consuming. Sometimes it’s hard to catch a breath and think about tomorrow let alone the distant future of long term education and care. However, the questions surrounding the long term therapy and support of an individual with an ASD are in many ways as important as their short term needs. In addition to answering your questions and concerns about this subject Dr. Frea is excited to welcome Michael E. Jewell to the show. Michael is a legal expert in the field special education an excellent resource for this extremely important, but often over looked consideration. Please join us for the premier episode of Autism Spectrum Radio.

Autism Spectrum Radio

Autism Spectrum Radio

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Our show offers a great weekly conversation to inspire, inform and support families and individuals living with autism. We offer practical information for parents of children of all ages. The show explores treatment topics and recent research. We have a variety of guests to share their expertise, experience and resources. Advocates and parent guests share their insights and discuss the paths they have taken to find effective treatments. Authors, Physicians and researchers will keep us updated on the latest news. Topics include treatment options, early childhood issues, planning for adulthood, school and community opportunities, and general issues with understanding the diagnosis and the professional community.

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Rob Haupt

Rob Haupt

Rob Haupt is a passionate professional in the field of autism. His knowledge of autism services, treatment options and insurance coverage has made him a popular guest speaker to advocate groups. He also shares tips for parents through his weekly video blog.

Rob is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 12 years of experience treating individuals with Development Disabilities. He currently serves as Vice President of Business Development at Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST), an agency that provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Occupational Therapy and Speech to individuals with Autism. In his role with AST, Rob has collaborated with parents, teachers, and schools to support better understanding of autism health insurance mandates and how to effectively use insurance coverage. Watch Rob’s weekly video series on www.autismtherapies.com.

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