Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - August 21st, 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:

00:25 Is Tranquil Sleep® to be used along with melatonin or on its own?
00:47 Is it common for kids with autism to have gray hair?  Could it be a vitamin deficiency?
01:47 Is there a book for my mother-in-law to get her on board with my son's autism diagnosis and ABA therapy, like not rewarding his tantrums?
05:58 How do you redirect lining up?
09:59 Why does ABA cost so much?
21:58 Do I need to go through the school district to start his IEP?
33:08 How do you know if you have autism?
38:19 How do I understand emotions and facial expressions?
42:01 Can you talk more about sensory processing disorder?

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