Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - June 5th, 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:

00:18 How do I teach my 18-yr-old daughter to shop for herself?
07:21 Is it common for autistic children to hallucinate?
10:58 What is the possibility of having more than one child on the spectrum?
14:41 Is it possible to teach an autistic child to swim?
21:29 How can I motivate my neurotypical child to play with their sibling on the spectrum who only wants to watch Baby Einstein?
26:55 Is scripting movies loudly normal for a 4-yr-old?
29:59 Does anyone know if the use of methylcobalamin has strong disadvantages?
35:59 I have a 20-yr-old friend with autism who loves to play on the computer but won't use his fingers to type. Are there programs for that?
38:43 Any advice for organizing a week of events for people with autism?
46:37 How do autistic children take tests?

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