Special Encore Presentation: A Conversation with Temple Grandin

December 17, 2013
Hosted by Rob Haupt

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This week on Autism Spectrum Radio we are thrilled to welcome arguably the most famous person in the autism community, Temple Grandin, Ph.D. Dr. Grandin has been advocating for individuals with autism for more than 30 years. In 2010, Grandin delivered the TED talk “The world needs all kinds of minds.” Grandin’s own experience with autism has informed her numerous books on the subject including My Life in Pictures which was adapted for the award-winning HBO film. Her most recent book, The Autistic Brain, focuses on the latest autism research and new diagnosis and treatments. Be sure to catch this episode of Autism Spectrum Radio, Tuesday, November 12 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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Episode Directory

January 2014

December 2013

  • 12/31/2013: Special Encore Presentation: A Full Life With Autism Listen Now
  • 12/24/2013: Special Encore Presentation: A Friend’s and Relative’s Guide to Supporting Families with Autism Listen Now
  • 12/17/2013: Special Encore Presentation: A Conversation with Temple Grandin Listen Now
  • 12/10/2013: The Value of Activities and Interests Outside of Therapy Listen Now
  • 12/3/2013: Lessons from 2013 Listen Now

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