As assistive technologies become more commonplace, people with disabilities are beginning to realize life-changing benefits. DDI is at the forefront in bringing these resources to persons with cognitive as well as physical challenges. Tomorrow’s conversation focuses on the life of one such person who, with technological supports, is able to live and work independently - while still remaining safe.
There are indeed enormous challenges and rewards that come with independence. Hear from the young woman who has been part of an exciting pilot program in her own words. We will dive more deeply to define and explore what has been characterized as ‘the dignity of risk’.
Heard every Saturday at 10:00 am on LI News Radio 103.9, ‘DDI on Autism ‘is a 30-minute show that shares and explores all relevant issues related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It is dedicated to the thousands of people on Long Island who live and work with the condition on a daily basis.
Join host Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Michael Romas, as he engages New York’s leading autism professionals in thought-provoking conversation to inspire, inform, and support families and individuals living with an autism spectrum disorder.
Dr. Michael Romas is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been involved in the support and treatment of persons with developmental disabilities for more than 30 years. His diverse experience brings a unique perspective from multiple domains inclusive of treatment education options.
Explore early childhood issues, planning for adulthood, school and community opportunities, and the many general issues that can help guide and facilitate an understanding of ASD diagnosis and its many implications for Long Islanders.
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