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Topic: Spectrum Designs, Social Enterprise and the Pandemic

Our conversation tomorrow is with returning guest Patrick Bardsley, Co-founder and CEO of Spectrum Designs. Spectrum Designs has been characterized as a ‘social enterprise’ with a mission to help individuals with autism lead full and productive lives through employment.  Since our last chat, Spectrum Designs has seen enormous expansion.

Join us as we discuss the adaptions and modifications that have been made as a consequence of this growth as well as the impact of the pandemic on their many employees with ASD.

LI News Radio


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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