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Living Along the Autism Spectrum
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Understanding Autism for Dummies
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Beyond the Wall
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Ask & Tell
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Many print and radio interviews as well as a few of my presentations in video format are available on the web—here’s where to find them:

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Find Answers on Autism in Magic

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Autistic children who can't spot social clues aren't fooled by magic tricks.

Stephen Shore Speaks in Support of Human Rights at the United Nations World Autism Awareness Day
Marking the second World Autism Awareness Day, Stephen participated in a panel discussion on "Autism and Human Rights: Understanding and Safeguarding the Rights of People with Autism". See the discussion at Archived Video. Dr. Shore's presentation begins at 1 hour and 58 minutes into the event.

A Conversation with Stephen Shore. I discuss how I have worked through some personal challenges of being on the autism spectrum. Other topics I talk about include research on developing appropriate biomedical, behavorial/educational/developmental, and sensory interventions which, when properly applied enable children with autism achieve great success.

Reflections From a Different Journey (RealVideo format) Dr. Stan Klein and featuring interview with Stephen Shore as contributor. 5 minutes into the video, Stephen teaches music to a child on the autism spectrum, and talks about his life as a child, marriage to his wife, and his doctoral work at the School of Education at Boston University.

Autism Summit Conference: Building a National Agenda (RealOne format)
Watch Stephen Shore present possible answers to four critical challenges facing adults with autism at the Autism Summit Conference: Building a National Agenda, hosted in Washington, DC, by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education.

Life on the Autism Spectrum (WindowsMedia format) Watch Stephen Shore describe his journey on the autism spectrum from where he was hit with the autism "bomb" and his nonverbal days, to his struggles and triumphs in public school, marriage, and employment. Brought to you by the Dan Marino Foundation.

Interview on CNN Insight - transcript

Autism. Where I talk about personal challenges with autism and how with proper early intervention, people on the autism spectrum can have success like Temple Grandin, Liane Holliday Willey, and Valerie Paradiz as a rule rather than the exception.


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Autism Through the Life Cycle

Stephen Shore, Robert Naseef [], and Suzanne Buchanan team up to discuss some of the most vexing challenges facing people with autism and their familes throughout the lifespan. Hear excepts on a fascinating discussion on how people on the autism spectrum can lead fulfilling and productive lives to their greatest potential.

This radio interview also covers many of the subjects Robert and Stephen cover on their copresentations on Autism Through the Lifespan, which is the subject of an upcoming DVD to be published by Autism Asperger Publishing Company.

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Understanding Autism where me and two others are interviewed on how people with autism can successfully meet the myriad challenges through appropriate interventions suited to their needs. On New Hampshire Public Radio.

Special Public Radio Broadcast on Autism (Real Audio format)
Featuring Stanley Greenspan, M.D., Susan Levy, M.D., Stephen Shore, and Robert Naseef, Ph.D.

  • Dr. Dan Gottlieb discusses new developments in the treatment of autism with Dr. Stanley Greenspan, author of “The Child with Special Needs”.
  • The latest research in the autism spectrum is reviewed with Dr. Susan Levy, director of the regional autism center at CHOP.
  • Psychologist Dr. Robert Naseef discusses how families are affected by autism.
  • Stephen Shore, author of Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome, talks about his life and experiences on the autism spectrum.

Autism and America’s Kids (Real Audio format)
A recent California study finds a three-fold increase in autism cases in just 15 years. The trouble is, no one knows why…
Stephen is interviewed on a radio show discussing the sharp increase in the incidence of autism.

Newsweek National Radio
“Most people learn to interact socially just by observation,” says Stephen Shore, a mildly autistic Boston University doctoral student who heads the Asperger’s Association of New England…
Also, read more in the September 8, 2003 Newsweek cover story on autism.


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Asperger's Confounds Colleges in the Chronicle of Higher Education by Elizabeth Farrell
October 8, 2004
Colleges face a surge of students like Stephen M. Shore, with an autism-related syndrome. By the eighth grade, Stephen M. Shore had taught himself to play every instrument in his school's band. But seven years later, during his junior year at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a run-of-the-mill academic assignment stumped him. He is now finishing his dissertation on the autism spectrum.

For the autistic, how to get heard
September 12, 2004 Boston Globe
Stephen Shore understands better than most that not all people communicate their needs in the same way. An autistic adult who functions at a high level, Shore has recently finished his second book that focuses on helping those with autism and Asperger's syndrome, a disorder which many identify as a form of autism, become better advocates for themselves.

On April 18, 2002, I appeared before the Congressional Coalition for Autism Research and Education. Read the testimony I delivered.

Girls, Boys and Autism
“Most people learn to interact socially just by observation,” says Stephen Shore, a mildly autistic Boston University doctoral student who heads the Asperger’s Association of New England…
Read more in this September 8, 2003 Newsweek cover story on autism.

John Schneider promotes Asperger’s Syndrome awareness “…I was hit with what I call the ‘autism bomb’ and lost language skills but then started getting it back at 4 years of age," Shore says. "In 1964 I was diagnosed with strong autistic tendencies. If I were to have been diagnosed at age 12, it would have been Asperger’s…”
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