John’s experience as a teacher with Asperger’s Syndrome uniquely positions him to provide solutions for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). When not teaching middle school students with ASD, he travels the world, sharing his expertise through presentations, workshops and individual consultations.

  • Presentations and Workshops

    John is a sought-after speaker at universities, research centers and advocacy groups. He uses audience interaction, humor and storytelling to stimulate dialogue. Here are some areas John covers:

    • Pragmatics
    • Teaching social skills to people with ASD
    • Success in an inclusion model
    • Autism awareness
    • Behavioral intervention systems
    • Behavioral intervention systems
    • Organization and study skills for individuals with high-functioning autism
    • Individualized Education Program (IEP) issues
    • Adults on the autism spectrum
  • Individual Consultations

    John frequently evaluates and coaches children with high-functioning autism in order to help them grow academically and socially. Areas he covers include:

    • Social skills
    • Organization and learning strategies
    • Pragmatics
    • Self-esteem
    • Anger management
    • Dealing with difficult situations.
    • Learning how to express needs and emotions