Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - April 3rd, 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:


00:19 I'm afraid my son over-eats and is gaining weight. Any tips for helping him?

09:12 How do I help son cope with a new living arrangement?

12:13 My daughter drops her pants in school and laughs. What is a functional replacement behavior?

19:11 What word or phrase can we use when we're blocking bad behavior?

23:16 How do we generalize ABA lessons to the real world?

27:56  How do I get to be a BCBA?

33:37 Who do I go to when meds won't work for PMS with my 10 year old girl with autism?

36:54 How do we help high functioning adults who have not quite recovered? They seem forgotten.

44:03 My child has terrible rashes. Is that related to autism?

46:08 Do you have any information for siblings of autistic children?

50:32 Why do some kids get a lot better and some only a little better?


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