Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - April 24th, 2013

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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:


00:15 Will echolalia ever decrease?

10:54 How close are they to finding out how autism is caused?

22:08 What's the best way to help my 5 year old understand what a toilet is for?

29:04 I've heard adults with aspergers are an untapped group in the job market. What are some tips for those with aspergers seeking employment?

31:33 My son is arrogant. How do I help him relate to those around him?

43:27 My 6 year old foster daughter is fixated on poop and pee in all things. She also never gives me any space, ever. Help!

52:20 How can you best explain to people that autism does not go away?


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