Televised Series Exploring Critical Issues Presents: "Autism and Asperger's Syndrome"

Show features Brad Gerstman, Esq., an advocate for improved science and autism services.

Exploring Critical Issues, the award-winning broadcast series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, and produced by Telecare Studios, examines the research and policies affecting those with autism and Asperger’s syndrome in a one-hour broadcast airing this May as follows: Sunday, May 8th and Sunday, May 15th at 7:30 a.m. and again at 10:30 p.m.; Tuesday, May 10th and Tuesday, May 17th at 2:00 p.m.; Thursday, May 12th and Thursday, May 19th at 9:00 p.m. “Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome” can be viewed on Cablevision channels 29 (Long Island) and 137 (NY area outside of Long Island), Verizon FiOS channel 296 and simultaneously online at

The Exploring Critical Issues format features a distinguished group of experts exploring a topic of significance to New York area viewers. Joining Dr. Scott for the discussion on “Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome,” is Dr. Stephen Shore, Assistant Professor of Education at Adelphi University who focuses his research on exploring ways to meet the widely diverse needs of people on the autism spectrum; Brad Gerstman, Esq., an advocate for improved science and autism services; Dr. Judith Cohen, Professor of Education at Adelphi University and author of Succeeding with Autism; and Patricia R. Schissel, LMSW, Executive Director of the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association (AHA), Inc.

Read more at the Exploring Critical Issues site

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