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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:


00:12 – How can I explain to my insurance agency that ABA is a medical necessity? 


08:45 –How can I help my son with social skills? 


13:57 -   How can I get my daughter to understand that my back ache will get better with time? 


16:32 – Is there an area of executive functioning we should start with? 


20:25 -  What can we do to help him a very unmotivated 24 year old?


26:13 - My son likes wearing a headset but is there any way to help him cope in case he doesn't have his headset? 


29:07 - How can I nicely ask my husband to teach my son be independent without over-prompting?  


34:15 - How can I deal with repetitive and insisting routine behaviors? 


40:49 – How can I help my child read more fluently? 


44:27 - What are the chances that my autistic son would pass the autism genes to his child?


45:51 - Should I be concerned about my son being so obsessed with just one toy? 



Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at

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