Dr. Stephen Mark Shore diagnosed with "Atypical development and strong autistic tendencies" and "too sick" for outpatient treatment, Dr. Shore was recommended for institutionalization. NonVerbal until four, and with much support from his parents, teachers, wife, and others, Stephen is now a professor at Adelphi University where his research focuses on matching best practice to the needs of people with autism.
Stephen is internationally renowned for presentations, consultations and writings on lifespan issues pertinent to education, relationships, employment, advocacy, and disclosure. His most resent book, College for Students with Disabilities, combines personal stories and research for promoting success in higher education.
A current board member of Autism Speaks and the Organization for Autism Research, president emeritus of the Asperger's Association of New England, and advisory board member of the Autism Society, Dr. Shore serves on the boards of Asperger syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association. The US Autism and Asperger Association, and STARS for Autism.
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