Autism Live

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Jennifer Jones shares the mission of Autism Speaks. Autism Mom Shannon Penrod urges people to judge Autism charities by their work toward their mission, not on what they would like their mission to be.

 

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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Teaching receptive and expressive labels is great but it won’t foster true interactive speech.  Quality ABA programs feature instruction that addresses the verbal operants!

 

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 this year’s Light Up the Blues concert which will be hosted by Jack Black and feature Neil Young!   For more information on Light Up the Blues visit: http://hollywoodpantages.com/showinfo.php?id=55

 

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 gives an update on the Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism. Shannon urges families to participate in this important event!  For more information visit: http://www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1124950

 

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 explains the Verbal Operants and how they can help us to foster language skills! 

 

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’s Jargon is Tact!  In ABA jargon, a Tact is something very different than “being tactful”!  Tacting is when an individual labels something novel in their environment, usually for the benefit of social interaction. Confused?  Listen to Shannon’s explanation.

 

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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: The jargon of the day is Tact!  Dr. Adel Najdowski explains the Verbal Operants and how they can help us to foster language skills!  Dr. Najdowski also answers questions from parents in crisis.  Jennifer Jones from Autism Speaks gives an update on the Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism and the Light Up the Blues concert which will be hosted by Jack Black and feature Neil Young!  For more information on the walk visit: http://www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1124950

  For more information on Light Up the Blues visit: http://hollywoodpantages.com/showinfo.php?id=55

 

 

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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Shiloh Levine, one of the filmmakers behind the documentary Trace Amounts, talks about the genisis of the film and the impact it is making around the country.  Trace Amounts tells the true story of Eric Gladen who became ill after getting a tetanus shot that contained Thimersol.  The film features interviews and information on the role of mercury in vaccinations, past and present.  For more information on Trace Amounts visit:  www.traceamounts.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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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 we get behaviors to become more consistent day-to-day? 

 

11:45 - How can I help motivate my adult daughter? 

 

15:39 – How can we help with scripting and teeth grinding? 

 

21:24 – How can I get my daughter to be less argumentative? 

 

28:32 - Why is my son constantly writing?  

 

37:26 -  How can we deal with our daughter’s sudden anger? 

 

42:16 - Are there plans to create services as our kids become adults and parents pass on? 

 

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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When Laura Kasbar’s twins were diagnosed with Autism she set out to do everything she could to help them make progress.  Her daughter made progress but her son was lagging behind until Laura decided to do something to help super charge his therapy sessions.  The result was the Gemiini System which is now available to families around the globe.  For more information on Gemiini visit: https://www.gemiini.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 Mom, Laura Kasbar discusses the revolutionary Gemiini System which features discrete video modeling.  Used in conjunction with other therapies the Gemiini System can help individuals with speech and language deficits achieve more progress.  For more information on Gemiini visit: https://www.gemiini.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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Laura Kasbar discusses the research surrounding the Gemiini System and their unique plan to ensure that no family is excluding Gemiini because of cost.  The Gemiini System features ground breaking technology, utilizing discrete video modeling.  Used in conjunction with other therapies the Gemiini System can help individuals with speech and language deficits achieve more progress.  For more information on Gemiini visit: https://www.gemiini.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 about Autism including:  What can I do to motivate my adult daughter?  My son grinds his teeth, what should I do?  My child was just diagnosed with ADHD and I don’t want to put him on drugs what are some other choices?  What should I do when my teenage daughter becomes argumentative? and more. During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Shiloh Levine, one of the filmmakers behind the documentary Trace Amounts.  The film features interviews and information on the role of Thimerisol in vaccinations, past and present.  For more information on Trace Amounts visit:  www.traceamounts.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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Dr. Dilip J. Karnik, founder of The Karnik Institute, joins Shannon to discuss his mission to create a one-stop-shop for parents of children with ASD.  The Karnik Institute accommodates families from diagnosis through the vast array of tests, treatments and specialists that are needed to treat an individual with an Autism Spectrum diagnosis.  For more information visit: www.karnikinstitute.com.

 

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Today’s Jargon is Mand!  Manding is when someone asks for something.  It can be requesting, commanding, or even gesturing.  Mands are an important part of language development, spoken or non-verbal.

 

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Today on Autism Live Shannon welcomes Autism Mom, Laura Kasbar to discuss how she invented the Gemiini System in her own living room.  The Gemiini System features ground breaking technology, utilizing discrete video modeling.  Used in conjunction with other therapies the Gemiini System can help individuals with speech and language deficits achieve more progress.  For more information on Gemiini visit: https://www.gemiini.org/ Dr. Dilip J. Karnik, founder of The Karnik Institute joins Shannon to discuss his mission to create a one-stop-shop for parents of children with ASD.  For more information visit: www.karnikinstitute.com.

 

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Kerry Magro author, advocate and speaker, shares some of buildings that will participate in this years Autism Speaks’ “Light it Up Blue” campaign which will take place on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2015. For more information visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/liub 

 

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Kerry Magro was diagnosed with Autism at a young age.  Now as an author, advocate and speaker he encourages everyone to participate in Autism Speaks’ “Light it Up Blue” campaign on World Autism Awareness Day and throughout the month of April.  Does “Lighting in Up Blue” really make a difference?  Hear what Shannon and Kerry have to say.  For more information visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/liub 

 

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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Kerry Magro, Social Marketing Coordinator for Autism Speaks, gives tips on 5 great ways to “Light it Up Blue”  On April 2nd as part of World Autism Awareness Day!  Viewers are encouraged to take a “Light it Up Blue Selfie” showing how they plan to get their blue on!!  To find free printable  selfie templates in different languages visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/liub/resources 

 

 

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 whether their child, who was receiving 40 hours of ABA therapy and now is not, still has a chance to recover from Autism and be virtually indistinguishable from his neuro-typical peers.  

 

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Today’s Jargon is Chaining!  We’ve all heard the old joke:  How do eat an elephant?  One bite at a time!  Shannon talks about how chaining helps us to effectively teach any skills by teaching small chunks of behavior and then eventually linking a group of therapies together.

 

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Today on Autism Live: The jargon of the day is Chaining!  Kerry Magro, Social Marketing Coordinator for Autism Speaks, gives tips on 5 great ways to “Light it Up Blue”  On April 2nd as part of World Autism Awareness Day!  Kerry also fills us in on some of the wonderful places in the world that will be showing support of individuals affected by Autism, by lighting it up blue! For more information visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/liub 

Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers questions from parents about recovery, dealing with attention seeking behavior when its function is attention and how to instill the principles of ABA in a teen on the spectrum in order to make their interactions more positive. 

 

 

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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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Vince Redmond, talks about about Anxiety and Autism, in particular how a parent’s anxiety has the ability to impact their children.  Vince gives great advice for parents on how to deal with their inevitable anxiety in ways that empower them and their children.

 

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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 do I help my 4 year old son deal with loss and grief? 

 

04:39 – What can I do to stop my son from excessive tantruming and unsafe meltdowns? 

 

13:37 - How can I teach my non-verbal son to not to shriek or scream? 

 

21:00 – How can we stop my adult son from biting his arm? 

 

27:21  - When ABA does not seem to be working, what other method would you recommend?

 

40:17 – How can we help our kids to help adjust to middle school?

 

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 Autism including:    What do you recommend when ABA doesn’t seem to be working?  What can we do if our child is violent, hurting themselves and others? How can we help an adult who is biting himself when in public due to anxiety?  How can we prepare our children for Junior High locker rooms ...and more!  During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies talk with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Vince Redmond about Anxiety and Autism, in particular how a parent’s anxiety has the ability to impact their children.

 

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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 answers viewer questions about the benefits of eating broccoli, when and why to have an MRI and or an EEG test done, what tests to order when a child’s immune system seems to be overloaded and more.  Dr. Copeland is both a Developmental Pediatrician and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

 

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Cindy VandenBosch, the founder of Turnstile Tours, speaks about their unique service providing interactive tours of New York Metropolitan sites to individuals with special needs and why it is her passion! For more information visit: www.turnstiletours.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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Cindy VandenBosch from the Museum Access Consortium speaks passionately about MAC’s mission to collaborate with experts and members of the special needs community in order to provide positive cultural experiences for all members of the community. For more information visit: www.museumaccessconsortium.org   

 

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Today’s Jargon is Task Analysis!  A task analysis provides list of all the minute behaviors that when chained together make a complex behavior.  Still confused?  Listen to Shannon explain how this action can make progress possible! 

 

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Today on Autism Live Shannon welcomes Cindy VandenBosch from the Museum Access Consortium to talk about their mission to collaborate with experts and members of the special needs community in order to provide positive cultural experiences for all members of the community. For more information visit: www.museumaccessconsortium.org   Cindy is also the founder of Turnstile Tours a unique service that provides interactive tours of New York Metropolitan sites. For more information visit: www.turnstiletours.com  Dr. Linda Copeland answers viewer questions about the benefits of eating broccoli, when and why to have an MRI and or an EEG test done, what tests to order when a child’s immune system seems to be overloaded and more.  Dr. Copeland is both a Developmental Pediatrician and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

 

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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, Juan Ronderos, Presentador de Autismo y Familia, nos comparte de hispano a hispano y nos da ayuda con la pregunta  ¿Por qué mi niño hace berrinches? 

 

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Today’s Jargon is Dirty Dozen, Clean 15!  Shannon talks about recent research that has shown the importance of reducing the amount of pesticides in our diet and more importantly the diet of our children!  But how can you eat healthily on a budget?  The Environmental Working group issues a list each year of the "dirtiest" fruits and vegetables as well as a list of fruits and vegetables that are relatively safe to buy conventionally.  These lists are known as the Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen.  For more infomation or to view the lists visit: www.ewg.org.

 

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Jem Miller was diagnosed with Autism at 2 1/2.  Now at the age of 11, with a children's book about to be published, Jem is getting ready to run his first 5k to support Military Families with children on the Autism Spectrum.  Jem talks with his mom about getting ready for the ACT Today for Millitary Families' Run.  You can join Jem's Awesomerama Team and be a virtual runner with him by visiting : http://acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org/jem

 

 

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Dr. Stephen Shore gives his opinions on the subjects of disclosure and self-advocacy.   His thoughtful and considered opinions are a source of inspiration for the Autism community.  Dr. Shore is preparing to perform at the Temple Grandin and Friends musical event taking place at the Nokia Theatre on May 20th.  For more information on Stephen or his work visit: www.autismasperger.net.  

 

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Autism Mom Mari Nosal shares her experience of trying to return to the workforce after having devoted several years of her life to taking care of her children, one of whom is on the spectrum.  Mari's blog, Taking the Diss out of Disabled can be viewed at www.mnosal49.wordpress.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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Today on Autism Live: The jargon of the day is Clean 15/ Dirty Dozen!  Stephen Shore talks with Shannon about some of the inspirational work he has done in service of the Autism Community including his book Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.  Stephen gives his opinions on the subjects of disclosure and self-advocacy.  For more information on Stephen or his work visit: www.autismasperger.net.  Autism Mom Mari Nosal shares her experience of trying to return to the workforce after having devoted several years of her life to taking care of her children, one of whom is on the spectrum.  Mari's blog, Taking the Diss out of Disabled can be viewed at www.mnosal49.wordpress.com.  Shannon talks about how to go Organic on a Budget! For the first time ever Shannon's son join her during the live show.  Jem talks with his mom about getting ready to run his first 5k for the ACT Today for Millitary Families Run.  You can join Jem's Awesomerama Team and be a virtual runner with him by visiting : http://acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org/jem

 

 

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 long should it take to readjust to new routines? 

 

19:00 – After the age of 5, is there no hope in recovery?

 

36:41 - Will CARD set up a center in India and is 11 too old for ABA?

 

41:34 – How can we help improve auditory memory?

 

45:49 - Can my daughter be oversensitive to noise? 

 

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 Mom, Gina Giambi Peters shares genisis of the Center 4 Special Needs and their mission to help families of special needs children in the Conejo Valley. For more information or visit:  www.center4specialneeds.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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Gina Giambi Peters from the Center 4 Special Needs talks about their upcoming conference the ABCs & XYZ's of Special Needs.  The event, held on March 14th in WestLake, California will feature speakers, a resource fair and the new Entrepreneurial Boutique which will showcase business and services from individuals who are on the spectrum.  For more information or to register for the conference visit:  www.center4specialneeds.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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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about Autism including:  My child has recently been hitting me to gain my attention, how can I teach him to appropriately ask for attention?  What should I do to stop my son from peeing in appropriate places?  How can a mom in India with no ABA services get more help for her child?  and more. During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Gina Giambi Peters from the Center 4 Special Needs to talk about their upcoming conference the ABCs & XYZ's of Special Needs.  The event, held on March 14th in WestLake, California will feature speakers, a resource fair and the new Entrepreneurial Boutique which will showcase business and services from individuals who are on the spectrum.  For more information or to register for the conference visit:  www.center4specialneeds.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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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, Juan Ronderos, Presentador de Autismo y Familia, nos comparte de hispano a hispano y nos da un consejo de  ¿Cómo hacer para que mi niño haga contacto visual? 

 

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Today on Autism Live: The jargon of the day is EO!  Dr. Adel Najdowski talks about the use of establishing operations to make reinforcers even more effective and answers questions about teaching reading comprehension and conversation skills. Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers questions from parents about how to work on desensitization of loud sounds such as thunder, whether  4 therapists on a case is too many and more. Dr. Tarbox gives important information about the Autism Research Group’s upcoming workshop, Why Does My Child Do That?  The workshop will take place on March 10th it is free to the public and free childcare will be provided.  For more information visit http://www.autismresearchgroup.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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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about Autism including:  How can I help my child to communicate when they aren’t feeling well? How can I help my daughter to stop biting her own hands and yelling? What can I do to stop my son from seeking attention by calling 911? What can I do about my son being aggressive in stores? How can I help my son who hopes to be promoted to Asst. Manager at his job but struggles with some of the social aspects of the job…and more. During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome actors Glenn Keogh and Dan Hildebrand who met on the set of Sons of Anarchy, where they played brothers.  Glenn and Dan then turned their skills to helping the victims of the earthquake in Haiti, now the two gentleman are focused on raising funds for assistance dogs for Autism.  Their campaign is Snog a Dog, Kiss a Cat or Hug a Horse.  Participants are encouraged to kiss a pet and make a donation at www.rally.org/adog4tiko

 

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 a very special edition of Autism Live, Shannon welcomes special guest Dr. Temple Grandin to talk about teens, anxiety and employment. Juan Ronderos Torres, from Autismo y Familia provides real time translation of Dr. Grandin's answers into Spanish. Dr. Julie Schweitzer from the UC Davis MIND Institute talks about an study she is currently working on about cognition training for Tweens and teens with ASD. 

 

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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. Jonathan Tarbox, Director of the Autism Research Group answers a questions from a parent wondering if 4 therapists is too many to have on a 25 hour a week program.

 

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 talks about the use of establishing operations to make reinforcers even more effective! 

 

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Today’s Jargon is EO!  Shannon talks about how an establishing operation can set you up for success when teaching something that is often difficult.

 

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Actors Glenn Keogh and Dan Hildebrand met on the set of Sons of Anarchy, where they played brothers.  Glenn and Dan then turned their skills to helping the victims of the earthquake in Haiti, now the two gentleman are focused on raising funds for assistance dogs for Autism.  Their campaign is Snog a Dog, Kiss a Cat or Hug a Horse.  Participants are encouraged to kiss a pet and make a donation at www.rally.org/adog4tiko. 

 

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 teach my daughter to gain attention and to wait? 

 

10:12 – How can I modify my son’s behavior of calling 911? 

 

12:33 – How can I help my daughter communicate that she is not feeling well?

 

16:17 – How can I get my son to in a more socially appropriate way? 

 

29:28 - How can I help my son get better with social skills now that he is employed? 

 

40:43 - What are some of the best techniques to get my son fully potty trained?

 

41:44 – How can I help my son stop making loud noises?

 

42:44 – My daughter loves one cup, how can I get my daughter to drink from other cups? 

 

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. Temple Grandin talks about teens, anxiety and employment with Autism Mom, Shannon Penrod.  Juan Ronderos Torres, from Autismo y Familia provides real time translation of Dr. Grandin's answers into Spanish. 

 

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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. Julie Schweitzer from the UC Davis MIND Institute talks about an study she is currently working on about cognition training for Tweens and teens with ASD. Families are encouraged to participate in ongoing research happening at the MIND Institute. For more information visit:

http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute/

 

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