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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:
00:18 My 27-year-old brother had Asperger's and psychosis. How can we overlap these diagnoses to get him the best help and treatment?
21:13 With the new DSM-V, is there no longer an Asperger's diagnosis? What about when it is combined with other medical conditions?
25:19 Is treatment for ADHD appropriate for kids with autism?
30:48 The regional center will only give me 10 hours of ABA. I just got insurance, will CARD provide me with more hours?
42:20 Should I apply for Social Security for my 2-year-old with ASD?
45:22 Why has no one done research on autism and puberty?
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 http://centerforautism.com