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The Newtown, Ct. Massacre and Autism

Dr. Holmes' radio show Adult on the Autism Spectrum: TODAY! is heard every third Saturday
 of the month and the past 8 years of shows are archived at 

The international radio show, Adults on the Autism Spectrum; TODAY!, is brought to you on the third Saturday of every month. The general themes addressed on the show include: planning for the future; how to access adult services; effective transition approaches; wills/trusts/guardianship; self-advocacy; state and national advocacy; service development; employment opportunities; supported living; recreation/leisure activities; and, personal stories of success and struggle.

Lifespan Services is a full service consulting company bringing decades of experience and nationally recognized consultants to help families, individuals with autism and related disabilities, as well as, schools and agencies at the local, state and federal level, to get what individuals with autism need and deserve throughout their lifespan.

Lifespan Services offers practical solutions to lifespan challenges; recognizing that idealism increases proportionally from its distance to the problem.

Dr. Holmes is the host of Adults on the Autism Spectrum; TODAY! This radio show is an international show that airs monthly. You can listen to the show and/or listen to the archived shows from the past 6 years by logging onto

Recent Published Autism Articles:

Law Enforcement Agencies and Autism
Autism and Divorce:
Guidelines for Family Court Practice

Lecture Appearances - Dr. David L. Holmes

Current and Future Issues Asssociated with DSM V Diagnosis; Child Custody; Sentencing Pleadings; Mediated Sett;e,emts; and, Services. With Dr. Gary Mesibov, the American College of Forensic Psychology, March, 2014.

Autism Across the Lifespan; Tools for Improving Patient and Clinical Care, Education and Research. With Dr. G. Mesibov, Dr. L. Tsai, and H. Hinkle, Esq. Autism Society of America Conference, Indianapolis, July 23-26, 2014

Recent Invited Addresses;

Global Cyber crimes and Autism: is there a role for forensic psychology?-San Francisco, CA has been approved 28th Annual Symposium in Forensic Psychology, April 19-22, 2012.

American College of Forensic Psychology, San Diego, Ca. USA: Petitioning the courts to achieve residential services; addressing the autism dilemma. [March, 2011] 

Global Autism Conference, Bangalore, India: Autism through the lifespan; a
worldwide dilemma [May, 2011]

Autism One Conference, Chicago, Ill. USA: Lessons learned from the past year of hosting “Adults on the Autism Spectrum: TODAY!” [May, 2011]

Applied Behavior Analysis International, Denver, Co. USA:  Forensic ABA;
Ensuring proper ABA supports for individuals with autism so that prison does
not become a ‘placement option’. [May, 2011]

Consulting Groups

  • The Diagnostic/IEP/IHP Group
  • Mentoring Group
  • Administrative Support Group
  • Speaker/Lecturers Group
  • Expert Witness/Forensic Group
  • Placement and Support Group
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Just Published-

Questions for Residential Services Agencies

Hallucinations and Paranoia- real or imagined

Networking Protocol

Law Enforcement Agencies and Autism

 Rehabilitation of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Autism through the Lifespan: The Eden Model

Eden's Bio-Behavioral Services

The result of traumatizing events on a child with autism.


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