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DDI Radio Show Guest: Author and Lecturer Sharon McCarthy

Tomorrow’s guest comes to us all the way from Ireland!  Sharon McCarthy is an author and lecturer at the University College Dublin. She is also the parent of six children, ages 5 -24 years old, five of whom are on the spectrum. Sharon is the founder and presenter of the ‘Autism Journeys Radio Show’ on UCC 98.3FM. Her guests have featured some of the world’s leading autism advocates and researchers, including Luke Beardon, Lenny Thornton, Simon Baron Cohen and Tony Attwood.

Much like your humble host Dr. Michael Romas, Sharon prides herself on offering an eclectic mix of information on all issues related to autism. Her most recent publication is entitled, ‘Supporting Autonomy: Visual Strategies to Set the Autistic Child Up for Success.’ Sharon is based in rural Cork, Ireland.

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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 conversations 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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