Diagnosed with "Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies" and "too sick" for outpatient treatment, Dr. Stephen Shore was recommended for institutionalization. Nonspeaking until four, and with much support from his parents, teachers, wife, and others, Stephen is now a full-time professor at Adelphi University and adjunct professor at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, focusing on aligning best practice in supporting autistic people to lead fulfilling and productive lives. A current board member of Autism Speaks, and the Organization for Autism Research (OAR), president emeritus of the Asperger/Autism Network, and advisory board member of the Autism Society, Dr. Shore also serves on the advisory boards AANE, and other autism related organizations.
Stephen Shore, Ed.D.
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