A Parent’s Guide to Navigating Autism
October 16, 2012
Hosted by Rob Haupt
This week on Autism Spectrum Radio we look at the variety of challenges facing parents of children with autism. From diagnosis to treatment and education options, parents today seemingly have a lot more choices but no fewer stresses. How do we connect the best possible information and resources to those who really need it? This week, your host Rob Haupt looks at the challenges and triumphs of parents in the autism community. Rob is excited to welcome Melissa and Andrew Areffi, authors of “Navigating Autism: The Essential How-To By Parents For Parents”. As parents of 3 children with autism, Melissa and Andrew will share their perspective and strategies on how to successfully support children with autism and maintain a happy family. Be sure to catch this episode of Autism Spectrum Radio, Tuesday, October 16th at 11 AM.
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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.
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.