Autism Live
Areva Martin Gives Tools For Transformation

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Areva Martin is an award winning author, attorney and advocate.  She's an Autism mom who "gets it", which is why she founded the Special Needs Network, a unique organization that provides help and support to underserved families coping with Autism related issues. Areva Martin inspires everyone with a passionate discussion of the Tools For Transformation Conference and the Legislative Breakfast coming up next week.  To attend the free conference register at www.specialneedsnetwork.org.  Childcare is provided!
Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Asperkids!

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Jennifer Cook O'Toole is not your average mom.  She has three children, all on the Autism spectrum.  She also has ASD herself and so does her husband.  Her unique perspective has helped her to write several bestselling books on Asperger's and how to parent an individual with Asperger's.  Jennifer also offers some unique products and services to help children newly diagnosed embrace their uniqueness.  For more info visit:  www.asperkids.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am PDT

Autism Action Month

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TACA founder Lisa Ackerman encourages viewers to participate in Autism Action Month.  With more individuals diagnosed with ASD each year, it's important to take action.   TACA has a wide range of programs to help families and an even greater need for support in order to help those families.  For more information on TACA or to find a way to get involved, visit:  www.tacanow.org
Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Autism Live, Thursday April 3rd, 2014

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Today on Autism Live: Shannon Penrod talks with Dr. Adel Najdowski about teaching social language.  Areva Martin from the Special Needs Network inspires everyone with a passionate discussion of the Tools For Transformation Conference coming up next week.  To attend the free conference register at www.specialneedsnetwork.org.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox details some of the ways research has changed the way we do therapy!

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am PDT

Fullerton Cares!

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Awesome Autism Dad Larry Houser talks about the mission of Fullerton Cares to create awareness and support for the Autism population in the community and how he came to this mission after his own son was diagnosed with Autism.  Check out Fullerton Cares upcoming art event The Beautiful Autism.  For more information visit: www.FullertonCares.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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GAPS Diet

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Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride talks about the GAPS Diet.  Dr. Campbell-McBride is the author of the book, Gut and Psychology Syndrome. For more information on the GAPS Diet visit www.gaps.me .

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:05am PDT

How to Talk about Autism with Your ASD Child

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Marriage and Family Therapist , Vince Redmond, discusses how we talk about Autism to our ASD children.  How and when you decide to tell your child about their diagnosis is a personal choice, but Vince gives some helpful information about what kinds of things to consider.
Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Lisa Ackerman on CDC Autism Rates

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Can we explain away the new CDC rates by saying it's just better diagnosis?  Autism Mom and advocate Lisa Ackerman doesn't think so.  Listen to what the founder of TACA, the largest parent run autism outreach and support group, has to say on this controversial topic.  For more information visit Lisa's blog, Real Help Now at www.tacanowblog.com.
Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Research has Changed ABA

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ABA and the way we treat Autism effectively has changed significantly in the last 2 decades.  Why?  Because research has informed us on how to get the job done in better, more efficient ways. Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, Director of the Autism Research Group, details some of the ways research has changed the way we do therapy for the better!
Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am PDT

Vista Del Mar Autism Conference

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Dr. Brian Roper, the Director of Autism Services at Vista Del Mar, shares news about their upcoming Autism Conference.  The 5th Annual Vista Del Mar Conference will take place on April 7, 2014.  The conference, entitled, "Bridging the Gap:  Behavior, Communication & Sensory Processing in  Autism," will  feature Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP -- an international consultant to children and adults with ASD and their families, and Elysa Marco, M.D. -Director of Research for the UCSF Autism and Neurodevelopment Program, the cognitive & behavioral child neurology clinic, and a neuroscience laboratory.  To register for the conference visit:  http://www.vistadelmar.org/conference/

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

What is Autism?

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Autism Live attended the Mardi Gras for Autism 2013, sponsored by Fullerton Cares, and asked people, "What is Autism?"  It's not an easy answer for any of us.  But, what we found was, once people were given a minute to think about it they had some pretty amazing things to say!

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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