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Monday, April 16, 2012

Autism Spectrum Therapies Launches Autism Spectrum Radio with Dr. Bill Frea

Autism Spectrum Therapies partners with Voice America Talk Radio Network to launch Autism Spectrum Radio with Dr. Bill Frea on VoiceAmerica’s Health and Wellness Channel.
 Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) partners with Voice America Talk Radio Network to launch Autism Spectrum Radio with Dr. Bill Frea on VoiceAmerica’s Health and Wellness Channel
 ( www.voiceamerica.com/show/2072/autism-spectrum-radio) airing Tuesdays at 11a.m. Pacific Time from Tuesday, April 3, 2012 through June 26, 2012.

Autism Spectrum Radio focuses on a wide range of topics to support families and individuals living with autism. The weekly show offers practical information for parents of children of all ages. The show will explore treatment topics and recent research. Each week Dr. Bill will welcome a new guest to share their expertise and resources. Parent guests will describe their experiences and discuss the paths they have taken to find effective treatments. Professionals will discuss their approaches to helping children. Topics will include: Treatment options, early childhood issues, planning for adulthood, school and community opportunities, and general issues with understanding the diagnosis and the professional community. The show which premiered Tuesday, April 3, 2012 broadcasts live every Tuesday at 11a.m. Pacific Time. Live and archived shows can be heard at www.voiceamerica.com/show/2072/autism-spectrum-radio .

Dr. William Frea is an autism expert with a background in clinical psychology, speech pathology, special education, family therapy and social development. He has worked with children with autism for the past 24 years. He earned a Master’s degree in Speech Pathology and a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. His clinical training was at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Frea also completed a clinical internship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a research fellowship at Vanderbilt University. He has created university autism training programs, and has been responsible for preparing hundreds of autism professionals. Dr. Frea has written and presented extensively over the course of his career.

Dr. Frea has served on numerous editorial boards, and boards of directors. He has served on advisory boards including Autism Speaks, Los Angeles, the California State Legislative Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism, and California’s Autism Spectrum Disorders Guidelines for Effective Interventions. He was a reviewer for the National Standards Project, which documented empirically validated treatments for autism. He has also served with numerous parent advocacy groups. Dr. Frea is a founder of Autism Spectrum Therapies, and is an active consultant, researcher, and speaker.

Autism Spectrum Radio airs live on Tuesdays at 11 AM Pacific / 1 PM Central / 2 PM Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel. To access the show, log on at www.voiceamericahealth.com. All shows will be available in Dr. Bill Frea's Content Library on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel for on-demand and podcast download.

The VoiceAmericaTM Network offers the latest conversations in a talk radio format, providing education, interaction, and advice on key issues live, on demand as well as through pod cast download. If interested in hosting a talk radio show on VoiceAmerica Network, contact Jeff Spenard, President of Internet Radio at 480-294-6417 or at jeff.spenard @ voiceamerica.com.

Contact Senior Executive Producer Karen Dana at 480-628-5752 for advertising / sponsorship information or other show details.

About Autism Spectrum Therapies:
Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) provides services to infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities, as well as young children who are at risk. AST’s family friendly approach is rooted in Applied Behavior Analysis, which has the strongest and broadest evidence-base. The company provides services in family’s homes, communities, and schools.

AST is committed to being the premier provider of services to individuals with developmental needs at a national level. Through the use of scientifically proven methods, AST has had a major impact on the lives of thousands of children and their families. Programs are available for clients from infancy to adulthood. AST’s programs address all developmental needs, including language development, social skills, and building independence across the lifespan.

AST is proud of its prestigious leadership and uniquely trained staff. The company has over 500 employees including an unprecedented number of Ph.D.’s and over 60 Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists on staff. With a strong presence in the autism clinical and research communities, AST continues to make a positive impact on a national basis.

We invite you to explore our website www.autismtherapies.com and discover how Autism Spectrum Therapies is helping individuals with autism achieve their full potential.

About VoiceAmerica/World Talk Radio, LLC:
World Talk Radio, LLC is the world leader in online media broadcasting and the largest producer and distributor of live internet based talk radio and TV, delivering over 1,000 hours of programming weekly on its VoiceAmerica™ Network ( www.voiceamerica.com) and WorldTalk Radio Network ( www.worldtalkradio.com) as well as live and on-demand video content on VoiceAmerica.TV ( www.voiceamerica.tv). Featuring more than 200 hosts broadcasting to eight niche community based channels: its flagship VoiceAmerica™ Variety Channel, VoiceAmerica™ Health & Wellness Channel, VoiceAmerica™ Business Channel, VoiceAmerica Sports, 7th Wave Channel, The Green Living Channel, VoiceAmerica Kids Channel and World Talk Radio Variety Channel. VoiceAmerica™ TV offers targeted and exclusive video programming channels. World Talk Radio, LLC is one of the pioneers in internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, offering an innovative, effective and comprehensive digital broadcast platform. Digital Publishing through its 10 years of broadcast and media experience along with our seasoned staff of Executive Producers, Production and Host Services Group, World Talk Radio, LLC provides an internet radio and video platform for new, emerging and veteran media personalities to expand and monetize their business and brand in an online digital medium.

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