Albany, NY – Susan and Joe are joined by Dr. Kristin Cristodulu is the Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University at Albany, and Gail Aiken, a registered nurse and the leader of a parent support group called Autism Spectrum Disorders Support Network. Her son John was diagnosed with Autism at the age of three.
For more information on Autism and related disorders, visit:
http://www.albany.edu/psy/autism/autism.html or call the Albany Chapter of the Autism Society of America - (518) 355-2191
Albany, NY – Filmmakers Andrew Shaptner and Joel Rasmussen spent years criss-crossing the country, quizzing hundreds of musicians, journalists, industry experts, and music fans. The question they asked? "What is the future of American music?"
The result is a new documentary about their journey called, "Before The Music Dies." The Roundtable's Jennifer Nathan spoke with the filmmakers at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas last month. She started by asking them what they expected to find when they set out on this journey.
Albany, NY – * Beautiful Madness: One Man's Journey Through Other People's Gardens by James Dodson * Insatiable: Tales from a Life of Delicious Excess by Gael Greene * The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries by Marilyn Johnson * Flavor of the Month: Why Smart People Fall for Fads by Joel Best * Life in the Undergrowth by David Attenborough * The Victory Garden Companion by Michael Weishan
Albany, NY – The Roundtable's Susan Arbetter and Joe Donahue speak about brain injuries and how to recover from them with Judit Avner, the Executive Director of the Brain Injury Association of New York Stae, Dr. Maria Lifrak, a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, and brain injury survivor Erika Kirkiglue.