Examining Asperger Syndrome

September 18, 2012
Hosted by Rob Haupt

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Today we delve into the topic of Asperger Syndrome and examine the labels that are given and judgments that are made by peers and adults. While Asperger Syndrome and Autism are closely related disorders, they manifest themselves in distinct ways, both in the individuals they affect and in the way people perceive them. In this episode of Autism Spectrum Radio your Host Rob Haupt explores some of the common misconceptions held by the general population surrounding Asperger’s. Also on tap this week, we welcome Jennifer Cook O’Toole to the show. Jennifer is a celebrated author, mom, and expert on the subject of Asperger Syndrome. She will provide a unique perspective and offer guidance on how to best relate to and teach “Aspies” . Be sure to catch this episode of Autism Spectrum Radio, Tuesday, September 11th at 11 AM

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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