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Today on a special Halloween version of Autism Live:  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a viewer question about how to deal with an obsession around  bathroom hand dryers.  Dr. Tarbox is dressed as Tigger to support Halloween festivities.

 

 

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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Dr. Adel Najdowski answers a viewer's question about teaching a neurotypical child how to use self control when other children don't do what they want. Sometimes children will make comments to each other like,"We aren't friends anymore." or "I don't like you anymore."  These statements can hurt friendships long term.  Dr. Najdowski offers suggestions to help the child deal with these circumstances effectively.

 

 

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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Today on a special Halloween version of Autism Live: Dr. Adel Najdowski shares important tips about using mastery criterea to ensure teaching is as efficient as possible, while dressed as a zebra.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer questions about how to help a helping an adult learn social skills, what to do about perseveration on hand dryers and more, while dressed as Tigger..

 

 

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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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, Juan Ronderos, Presentado de Autismo y Familia, nos comparte un documental sobre 4 niños diagnosticados con autismo que fueron rehabilitados gracias a las terapias ABA en CARD.

 

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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Vince Redmond is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has worked with individuals with Autism for over 20 years.  Today Vince gives tips on how to set priorities to have a happy Halloween…for everyone.  

 

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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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Dr. Darren Sush, clinical psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, talks with Shannon about dealing with the inevitable anger that can arise after a child or teen is diagnosed.  Dr. Sush has a unique understanding of the stresses that Autism parents go through and the anger that can result. In his private practice he treats parents of children on the Autism spectrum, helping them to cope with those stressors and other inevitable issues when parenting a child with special needs. For more information on Dr. Sush visit  http://drdarrensush.com/. 

 

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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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Dr. Darren Sush is both a clinical psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  He has a unique understanding of the stresses that Autism parents go through. In his private practice he treats parents of children on the Autism spectrum, helping them to cope with those stressors and other inevitable issues when parenting a child with special needs. For more information on Dr. Sush visit  http://drdarrensush.com/. 

 

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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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Ohio is leading the nation in rising to meet the challenges of our ever growing incidences of Autism.  The Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) is a shining example of how Ohio is “getting it done”.  Simon Buehrer and Shawn Henry explain the mission of OCALI and the excitement surrounding this year’s impressive OCALICON, which will take place in Columbus, Ohio from November 19-21.  For more information on OCALI visit: www.ocali.org For more information or to register to attend OCALICON visit: www.ocalicon.org

 

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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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What’s the newest, hottest invention to help individuals on the Autism Spectrum?  Wouldn’t you like to be one of the first people to try it.  You can by visiting the Innovation Playground at this year’s OCALICON. Kevin Custer, from ARC Capital Development,  gives an exciting overview of cutting edge products and technology that will be featured.  These products were specifically designed to help individuals with ASD will be unveiled and available to actually try!!! For more information about how ARC Capital Development is bringing meaningful, Autism-friendly, educational products to market visit: http://arccd.com/.  For more information or to register to attend OCALICON visit: www.ocalicon.org

 

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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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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions from parents, grandparents and teachers.  Questions include, Can individuals with Autism lead a normal productive life? How can a preschool teacher help a student sit through morning circle time?  Can ABA help a 12 year old with self injurious behavior?  Is it okay to use the thing the individual perseverates on as a reinforce? And more! On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies unveil their Halloween costumes and pay special tribute to two powerful woman Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Elizabeth II.  LMFT Vince Redmond gives tips on how to set priorities to have a happy Halloween…for everyone.  Shannon and Nancy share some of the things they have learned over the years AND a new holiday tradition: The Teal Pumpkin Project, that signals when a house is equipped with treats for kids with allergies!

 

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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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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Darren Sush, both a clinical psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst talks about his private practice treating parents of children on the Autism spectrum. For more information on Dr. Sush visit www.drdarrensush.com.  Kevin Custer, from ARC Capital Development,  gives an exciting overview of the Innovation Playground at this year’s OCALICON.  Cutting edge products and technology specifically designed to help individuals with ASD will be unveiled and available to actually try!!! For more information about how ARC Capital Development is bringing meaningful, Autism-friendly, educational products to market visit: http://arccd.com/.  Simon Buehrer and Shawn Henry explain the mission of OCALI (The Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence) and the excitement surrounding this year’s impressive OCALICON.  For more information on OCALI visit: www.ocali.org For more information or to register to attend OCALICON visit: www.ocalicon.org

 

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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 expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

 

00:12 – As a parent, how should I respond to stimming? 

 

10:58  – What can I do when my son is spitting, screaming, and making threats in school? 

 

18:09 – Can you help me with the phrase, “seems not to care if anyone sees him engage in the behavior,” on the CIFA? What is the function? 

 

19:42 - Can we use an obsessions or preferences as a reinforcer? Do we run the risk of a meltdown?

 

24:48 – How can I get my grand-daughter to wash her dishes after eating? 

 

30:19 - Is 12 years too old to benefit and will 2 hours a day or 10 a week be too little to make a difference?

 

38:26 – How can I help with staying in a chair and sitting still? 

 

46:39 – Can an individual grow up with autism and be able to live a normal independent life?

 

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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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, Andrea Olivares, Instructora de yoga, nos explica que es yoga con Andrea y como ha sido su experiencia trabajando con niños con autismo.

 

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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Dr. Adel Najdowski shares one thing parents can do to really make a difference in their child’s therapy today.  It doesn’t cost any money and it’s not even hard to do.  It just takes willingness.

 

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 expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

 

00:12 –How can I help my child with accepting that he is wrong on academic tasks?

 

11:12 – How can I help my child to be less “jumpy” and on-the-go? 

 

22:34 –   How can I help with cafeteria anxiety? 

 

26:08 –How can I help my 6 year old son wait appropriately? 

 

33:46 – How can I help with bathroom anxiety?  

 

36:58 – How can we facilitate willing typical kids play with non-typical kids who may lose attention or not attend to the play?

 

42:36 – Will you be coming to Massachusetts or Northern Florida in the future? 

 

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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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, Head of Research and Development at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, answers  a viewer’s question about how to make school work reinforcing so the child actually loves to learn! His answer might surprise you!

 

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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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox shares great tips for things we can do this week to increase our ASD child’s enjoyment of Halloween next week!!!  Thanks Dr. Tarbox, these tips make great sense!

 

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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Heather Donatini shares the mission of the Bumblebee Foundation to help families going through the devastation of having a child diagnosed with and being treated for cancer.  Heather know firsthand how difficult  the journey can be for a family when a child is being treated for cancer.  She and her husband started the Bumblebee Foundation after their young son Jarren lost his battle with pediatric cancer. Now they are working hard to provide help and resources for families going through the same thing. For more information visit: www.bumblebeefoundation.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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Dr.  Joannie Aguyo from the CSUN Family Focus Resource Center shares her ambitious mission to get diagnostic screenings for all children under the age of five! Dr. Aguyo talks about the importance of these screenings for all children, especially for those underserved populations who often do not receive these screenings. For more information visit: www.csunfamilyfocus.com. 

 

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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Adel Najdowski talk about the power of 

teaching imitation skills and brings up the one thing parents can do to really make a difference in their child’s therapy today.  Heather Donatini shares the mission of the Bumblebee Foundation to help families going through the devastation of having a child diagnosed with and being treated for Cancer.  For more information visit: www.bumblebeefoundation.org.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer questions about how to help a neurotypical child have a successful play date with a child on the spectrum, how to help an adult brother learn all of the nuances for shaking a hand and how to make school work reinforcing so the child loves to learn.

 

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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Joel Marchant has a brother on the spectrum. He wanted to do something to help an organization that had helped his brother, so he set out on a mission to create a fundraiser to assist Club ASPIRE, an organization that provides activities for young adults on the Autism spectrum. Joe shares the details of the upcoming Poker Run which will feature prizes and rewards at five progressive locations in Southern California.  Sieko Niimi  from Club ASPIRE talks about the importance of this fund raiser and its ability to sustain programs for our underserved adults.  For more information on the Poker Run or Club ASPIRE visit: www.ClubASPIRE.org.   

 

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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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Dr. Linda Copeland, both a pediatrician and a BCBA, answers viewer questions about yeast, die off, phenols, salicylates, methyl-B12 shots, PANDAS, symptoms of OCD in children with high functioning Autism and more.  Dr. Copeland appears on Autism Live every third Tuesday. Viewers are encouraged to submit their questions on the live feature at www.autism-live.com 

 

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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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Victoria Berrey talks about the upcoming CSUN Family Focus Resource Fair, featuring a wide variety of vendors, information, resources and information for families in the Los Angeles region.  For more information on this free event visit: www.csunfamilyfocus.com. 

 

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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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Victoria Berrey shares important information about the CSUN Family Focus Resource Center, which helps provide information, resources and workshops to families in the Northern Los Angeles region.  There are a total of 47 resource centers throughout California.  For more information visit: www.csunfamilyfocus.com. 

 

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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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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about how kids who can’t still, how to get through homework and what to do when Mom is the one who gets all the grief.  Dr. Granpeesheh also answers questions about how to teach a child to “wait” and information for viewers who would like to see CARD offices open near them.  On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, special guests Victoria Berrey and Dr.  Joannie Aguyo visit from the CSUN Family Focus Resource Center to talk about the services they provide to families in the Northern Los Angeles region, including their upcoming Rescource Fair and their ambitious program to get diagnostic screenings for all children under the age of five! For more information visit: www.csunfamilyfocus.com. 

 

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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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Today on Autism Live: Joel Marchant shares his mission to create a fundraiser to support Club ASPIRE, an organization that provides activities for young adults on the Autism spectrum. The result is an upcoming Poker Run, featuring prizes and rewards at five progressive locations.  Sieko Niimi  from Club ASPIRE talks about the importance of this fund raiser and its ability to sustain programs for our underserved adults.  For more information on the Poker Run or Club ASPIRE visit: www.ClubASPIRE.org.   Dr. Linda Copeland, both a pediatrician and a BCBA, answers viewer questions about yeast, die off, phenols, salicylates, methyl-B12 shots, PANDAS and symptoms of OCD in children with high functioning Autism.  

 

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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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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, Juan Ronderos, Presentador de Autismo y Familia, traduce las respuestas de Ryan  Bergstrom, Analista Conductual Certificado,  a  algunas preguntas de madres de niños con autismo. 

 

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 expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

 

00:12 - What method will help my 5 year old autistic grandson with speech?

 

04:18 - My son is small advancements but I feel I'm not working with him enough. How can I be more involved so he doesn’t miss out? 

 

09:47- My insurance is no longer providing ABA, what can I do now?

 

14:20 - If my school offers my son an IEP that I am not satisfied with should I decline?

 

16:40 - My 20 year old son eats and drinks SO fast. What can I do to slow him down? 

 

22:05 - My 8th grader feels stressed by adults when they yell. How do we help him cope? 

 

25:30 - How do you teach the importance of setting goals, time management, and planning for the future? 

 

29:00- What is your opinion on inclusion in schools for kids as they get older even if they are not learning at that grade level?

 

34:55 - What should we spend time on, academics or social skills? 

 

36:30 – How often do you do testing and what kinds?

 

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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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a viewer’s question about challenging behavior in grocery stores.  This is a common occurrence amongst all children and a parent’s nightmare.  You need to get the shopping done and instead you have a child having a meltdown and strangers looking at you as if your were the worst parent alive. Dr. Tarbox gives great tips on how to make this difficult time work.

 

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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Cara Koscinski, The Pocket OT, talks about her books: The Pocket Occupational Therapist and the The Special Needs School Survival Guide.  For every parent who has ever wondered how to get the most out of OT to help their child with sensory issues, writing, balance, remaining calm, maintaining focus and more…this is the book that explains everything you need to know and gives helpful easy to read tips on how to see progress. Both the books can be purchased by visiting www.pocketot.com   

 

utism 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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Today on Autism Live: Shannon and Kelby participate in the Great California Shake Out!  Shannon talks about how to do earthquake drill and other safety drills with our kids on the spectrum.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer’s questions about challenging behavior in grocery stores and supermarkets, what to do when a child doesn’t want to do therapy anymore and what a parent can do when having a second child to behaviorally support interaction.

 

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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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about how to get an individual to eat slower, how begin to language to a grandchild on the spectrum, what kinds of educational settings are appropriate for children on the spectrum for preschool, elementary, junior high and high school.  Is home schooling an option for kids with ASD? Dr. Doreen also announces her attendance at this weekends’ CARD Family Fun Days in Arizona.  To RSVP email S.Price@centerforautism.com. On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, special guest Cara Koscinski, The Pocket OT, talks about her books: The Pocket Occupational Therapist and the The Special Needs School Survival Guide.  Both the books can be purchased by visiting www.pocketot.com   

 

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Kim Spencer from Thinking Moms’ Revolution shares a moving tribute for Melanie Baldwin the “Booty Kicking” Thinking Mom who recently lost her battle with breast cancer.  Melanie’s son Luke is on the spectrum and will sorely feel the loss of his awesome Autism Mom.  Viewers are encouraged to make donations of any size to a special fund for Luke by visiting: https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/x4v5/melanie-hamilton-aka-booty-kicker-thinking-moms-revolution  

 

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Photo journalist Carrie Cochran recently covered a story for the Cincinnati Enquirer detailing an ex-fashion photographer who devoted his talents to photographing individuals with special needs.  Carrie followed world renowned photographer Rick Guidotti as he visited Cincinnati to capture the dignity and beauty of several children with special needs.  Rick’s charity, Positive Exposure, seeks to show the “beauty in human dignity”. View Carrie’s documentary on the subject here: http://vimeo.com/108252039  

 

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Julie Kornack, Senior Public Policy Analyst for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders gives a breakdown in the changes in coverage for military families using Tricare insurance to treat Autism.  Julie includes some great tips and information to help families get all the treatment they need.

 

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Today on Autism Live: Kim Spencer from Thinking Moms’ Revolution shares a moving tribute for Melanie Baldwin the “Booty Kicking” Thinking Mom who recently lost her battle with breast cancer.  Melanie’s son Luke is on the spectrum and will sorely feel the loss of his awesome Autism Mom.  Viewers are encouraged to make donations of any size to a special fund for Luke by visiting: https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/x4v5/melanie-hamilton-aka-booty-kicker-thinking-moms-revolution  Julie Kornack gives a breakdown in the changes in coverage for military families using Tricare insurance to treat Autism.  Shannon speaks with photo journalist Carrie Cochran who recently covered a story for the Cincinnati Enquirer detailing an ex-fashion photographer who has devoted his talents to photographing individuals with special needs.  View Carrie’s documentary on the subject here: http://vimeo.com/108252039  In the news includes a new study showing that an ingredient found in broccoli sprouts may help some on the spectrum.

 

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On this SMARTY learn how to make creative animal masks using a pieces that can be put together in hundreds of different ways!  Practice cutting skills, finger skills, hand skills, coloring inside the lines and more!  To find the mask templates visit http://facebook.com/autismlive 

 

Smarty, short for smart art, is a monthly series showing the ways in which you can use art to bond with your child while practicing skills they are working on in therapy. Its real life application of lessons they are learning.

 

This segment is sponsored by www.SkillsforAutism.com Skills® is the online autism solution.

 

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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, M Fatima Castaneda, Provedora de Soporte para Familias, habla sobre que es Family Focus Resource & Empowerment Center y como ayudan a familias con necesidades especiales. 

 

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a viewer’s question about how to get a four year old with many challenges to attend to playing with a toy for an extended period of time. Dr. Tarbox delivers an inspirational message for all those parents who don’t feel that their children are high functioning about hope and the fact that all individuals can make progress.

 

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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Dr. Adel Najdowski discusses interventions for feeding issues that are more severe and may include the child being diagnosed with failure to thrive.  Dr. Najdowski stresses the need to get quality support from a BCBA who is experienced with feeding issues and that when working with the right professional progress can be made.

 

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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Jennifer Jones, from Autism Speaks, shares exciting news about the fun and fabulous kickoff party for the Orange County Walk. The kickoff is scheduled for Saturday October 11, from 11am – 1:30, it will feature fun 80’s music, activities for kids and spectacular speakers! For more information on the Orange County walk and the fabulous kickoff party visit: https://www.facebook.com/AutismSpeaks.OC  

 

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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Adel Najdowski talks about different interventions for feeding issues depending on the severity of the behaviors, everything from a finicky eater to a child who is failing to thrive.  Jennifer Jones, from Autism Speaks, visits to talk about the upcoming San Diego Walk and the kickoff for the Orange County Walk which will take place in December.  For more information on the San Diego Walk visit: https://www.facebook.com/AutismSpeaks.SanDiego For more information on the Orange County walk and the fabulous kickoff party visit: https://www.facebook.com/AutismSpeaks.OC  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer’s questions about eloping, biting and lying down on the floor at school as well as a question of how to get a four year old with few skills to attend to playing with a toy for an extended period of time.

 

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Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

 

00:12 – Where do I begin when I want to change an undesired behavior of a child? 

 

09:35 – What is considered a high functioning child with ASD? 

 

16:44  – Does my high-school child need to be at an IEP meeting? 

 

22:14 – How can I get my 4 year old who loves letters and words to be calmer? 

 

29:24 – My 4 year old keeps having problems with constipation, any recommendations? 

 

33:37 – How do we teach my son to listen and think before answering? 

 

38:25 – How do I explain my child’s aids or “helpers” to other children or parents?

 

42:59 - What advice can you give for ASD teens transitioning into adulthood?

 

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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about how to begin to deal with challenging behavior, when and how should a parent tell their child about being on the spectrum, when is a child considered High Functioning, what kinds of services does CARD supply for teens and adults to help them transition to jobs and adulthood, what can be done for the teen who seems to be willing to go along with anything someone else proposes and more! On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, special guest Ines Kuperschmit  from Learning Rights Law Center shares their mission to give all families access to legal support to ensure that they get their educational needs met regardless of their income.  For more information about Learning Rights Legal Center visit www.learningrights.org  Shannon and Nancy also try out a new recipe: Spooktacular Black Bean Pasta with Cheesy Squash using Explore Asian’s GFCF Organic Black Bean Spaghetti and fresh organic squash!  It’s cheesy, yummy and perfect for celebrating Halloween with our GFCF Kids.  For the full recipe visit: http://autism-live.com/spooktacular-explore-asian-gfcf-black-bean-noodles-and-cheesy-squash.aspx    For more recipes featuring Explore Asian Bean Pastas visit: http://www.explore-asian.com/  Like Explore Asian’s Facebook page to receive a coupon for 50 cents off one of their tasty products: https://www.facebook.com/ExploreAsianCuisine 

 

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Today on Autism Live: Janice Kern talks about the upcoming TACA Real Help Now Conference in Costa Mesa, CA on Oct. 3rd, 4th and 5th.  This is an amazing event with guest speakers such as Lisa Ackerman, Dr. Dan Rossignol, Dr. Anju Usman and many more.  Celebrity guests include Jaqueline and Chris Laurita from The Real Housewives of New Jersey.  For more information visit: http://www.realhelpnowconference.org/  .  Soo Cho visits to talk about using technology for all kids on the spectrum, why yoga is beneficial for kids with Autism and why young people may want to become therapists in order to see the world. Shannon plays an interview with Courtney Reeve, an inspirational 17 who has Asperger’s and Cerebral Palsy who helped start a local singing group for people of all abilities.  *** Editor’s note Shannon incorrectly states that Courtney also has Tourette’s Syndrome.  Courtney supports Tourette’s Syndrome events and charities but does not have Tourette’s herself.

 

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Soo Cho has been working with individuals on the Autism spectrum for over 15 years. She has some important insights about using technology for all kids on the spectrum. Listen in as Soo explains how technology can support all of our kids!

 

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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Soo Cho gives insight in to why young people may want to become therapists in order to see the world. Soo has been working as an Autism therapist for over 15 years and has traveled all over the world to make a difference in the lives of individuals with ASD.

 

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Ever considered doing yoga with your child with ASD?  Soo Cho, who has been working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder for over 15 years, explains why yoga is so beneficial for individuals with ASD.  Need work on focus or core strength?  Yoga is great.  Need work on self esteem, dealing with anxiety or stress?  Yoga gets it done!

 

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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Janice Kern talks about the upcoming TACA Real Help Now Conference in Costa Mesa, CA on Oct. 3rd, 4th and 5th.  This is an amazing event with guest speakers such as Lisa Ackerman, Dr. Dan Rossignol, Dr. Anju Usman and many more.  Celebrity guests include Jaqueline and Chris Laurita from The Real Housewives of New Jersey.  For more information visit: http://www.realhelpnowconference.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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Courtney Reeve, an inspirational 17 who has Asperger’s and Cerebral Palsy, talks about how she helped start a local singing group for people of all abilities.  Listen to this inspirational young woman who has overcome so much and still finds so much to smile about!

 

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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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, Ergueen Herrera Marquez, Director de la Ventanilla de Salud, habla sobre cómo VS ayuda a las familias con necesidades especiales, y que es el Mes Binacional de la Salud. 

 

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Ines Kuperschmit  from Learning Rights Law Center shares their 

mission to give all families access to legal support to ensure that they get their educational needs met regardless of their income.  For more information about Learning Rights Legal Center visit www.learningrights.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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On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies try out a new recipe: Spooktacular Black Bean Pasta with Cheesy Squash using Explore Asian’s GFCF Organic Black Bean Spaghetti and fresh organic squash!  It’s cheesy, yummy and perfect for celebrating Halloween with our GFCF Kids.  For the full recipe visit: http://autism-live.com/spooktacular-explore-asian-gfcf-black-bean-noodles-and-cheesy-squash.aspx    For more recipes featuring Explore Asian Bean Pastas visit: http://www.explore-asian.com/  Like Explore Asian’s Facebook page to receive a coupon for 50 cents off one of their tasty products: https://www.facebook.com/ExploreAsianCuisine 

 

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