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Autism Live

An interactive web-show and podcast providing support, resources, information, facts, and entertainment.

Oct 7, 2021

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins us again to answer questions written in by the viewers! Check it out!


2:16 Hi, my daughter has recently become more verbal but uses a carrier script every time she speaks a verbal utterance. She begins each begins each utterance with "polar bear" (example: bear bye mom" "polar bear candy please"). Any ideas of how to eliminate the carrier script?

6:17 Hi, many times sent my question no answers why I live in Norway original Ethiopia I have autistic boy 5 years and 6 months and my question is when I deliver him to schools, he bites me, his reactions is not good at all what can I do.

10:56 Is there any hope for my 3.5 years old son to talk again? He used to talk and now since June he made up a language.

22:47 hello and thanks... i am from India...i have been using skills and on your advise have increased aba from 7.5hr/week to 20 hours/week.. i can see the difference..have 2 questions

  1. whenever he is looking at something visual like screens, posters showing words like put on your mask, animal stickers, moving trees, moving paper..his interaction/referencing drops..
  2. When I ask him what he did in school, aba, play etc... he can tell few things.. but not in like full paragraph... I have to ask direct questions after he tells me 2-3 things

31:15 tell what's happening inside his body. can't recognize his body signals. Goes toilet at the last moment. his facial expression is always neutral even when he is sick. He is 9 yrs old .quite verbal.

36:09 Hey, my son, 16 years old, ASD, ADHD, SLD, has been going threw a stage of having meltdowns at the weekend. When we chatted about why he's so upset at the weekend, and has a meltdown, and he said that's what he does at the weekend. Have you any suggestions on how we can break this cycle? Thank you x

47:25 I will follow whatever you say Shannon, you have what I want! Finding Dr. Doreen and you on YouTube when my son was first diagnosed was the answer to my prayers! I am so appreciative of this content. Can methyl b12 injections be helpful for kids with ASD?

56:33 with the California COVID vaccine being enacted, is there any concerns for these kids?