By Dr. Michael McManmon, CIP Founder
May 12th at the William Bennett Gallery in Soho in NYC, GRASP honored National Professional Advisory Board Members Dr. Stephen Shore and Brenda Smith Myles.
Dr. Stephen Shore was honored with the DSM Award (Distinguished Spectrumite Medal) for his work as an Asperger’s Educator around the world, while Brenda Smith Myles received the DNA Award (Divine Neurotypical Award) for her support of Individuals on the Spectrum.
Michael John Carley (the founder of Grasp) presented the awards. Jesse Saparstein also spoke and did a fine job. GRASP (The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership) now has 20 support groups for young adults on the spectrum around the US.