Stephen M. Shore Ed.D.
Stephen M. Shore, Ed.D., is a clinical assistant professor in the College of Education and Health Sciences at Adelphi University teaching courses in special education and autism. He focuses his research and teaching on matching best practices for supporting autistic individuals and other special needs for making fulfilling and productive lives the rule rather than the exception.
Stephen is internationally known for presentations, consultations and writings on lifespan issues pertinent to education, relationships, employment, advocacy, and disclosure. His most recent book College for Students with Disabilities, co-authored with Pavan John Antony, Ph.D, combines personal stories and research for promoting success in higher education.
Nonspeaking and diagnosed at age two and a half with "Atypical Development and strong autistic tendencies," recommendations for institutionalization were rejected in favor of parent-based intensive early intervention and support.
A current board member of Autism Speaks, and the Organization for Autism Research (OAR), president emeritus of the Asperger's Association of New England, and advisory board member of the Autism Society, Dr. Shore also serves on the advisory boards AANE, and other autism related organizations.