Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - March 20th, 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:

00:12 If a child demonstrates extreme hilarity, which is NOT usual, what might explain that?
03:49 Is it appropriate to tell your child they have autism and how do you language it?
11:12 What can I do to help my child calm down when he's screaming?
18:19 Is Aspergers something you're born with?
20:39 Could you talk about inclusion for our kids and the importance of role models.
27:30 I went on the IBT training site but I don't know where to begin?
29:42 How do I identify the function of my sons vocal stereotypy? Could it be self-stimulatory?
35:18 What's been done with bio-markers for this illness?
37:43 Are more special needs school opening in states with less coverage?

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