Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - May 15th, 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:

01:02 My 4-year-old is set to be diagnosed in July and our insurance will cover ABA. What can we do in the mean time?

16:32 Does an IQ score have anything to do with the new DSM-V diagnosis?

19:02 Have you ever thought about launching Skills? as an iPad app?

25:06 What do you do when insurance says you only need a few hours of therapy when you know you need more.

35:28 What's a book you recommend for families starting out or that focus on ABA?

41:57 How do the remote training programs work? Who would I contact about that?

49:46 My 8-year-old son's handwriting is terrible. Do I work on that with him or just teach him to type?


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