Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - August 14th, 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 I'm the father of a 4-yr-old with ASD and we live in Pakistan. Would it be worth it for me to bring him to CARD for an evaluation? How much would it cost?
13:23 How do I keep my 3-yr-old from stripping down to nakedness?
15:22 My son, 8, touches his private parts a lot. He says the parts get stuck to the other parts. How do I get him not to touch himself in public?
20:36 How do you get a child to try new foods?
30:57 When do you know when a child is ready for inclusion?
38:25 How does the BACB program through IBT work?
41:38 Have you ever seen kids recover with just ABA and no biomedical treatments?
46:58 Can you have schizophrenia and autism? What is the difference?
51:25 Is there anything besides melatonin that will help a child sleep?
53:25 How can I get through to my 16-yr-old that finishing high school is important?

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