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Topic: The Upside of Failure

Tomorrow’s show features Nadine Wilches. Nadine is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and former Clinical Director of the START Program in Manhattan. In her role as Clinical Director of START, Nadine was charged with integrating therapeutic techniques into the massive systems of OPWDD. Hear how her work fostered an understanding of integrative mental health practices, which shed new light on the positive outcomes that can come from failure!  Join us for what may initially seem an unlikely approach to learning and mental health.

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Keeping an Eye on Autism and Giving a Voice to its Long Island Community.

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. 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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