Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - November 6th, 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:

00:22 Is self talk a form of stimming? Should we stop it?
03:01 Our son, 7, used to have 200 picture prompted words, then after certain medications lost them. Any advice?
12:28 How do I stop my child from hitting?
18:32 Do you have any offices in Asia?
25:01 My daughter is 3 and lost all her words. Will she ever get them back?
28:12 Our son says too many negative/violent statements. We try to ignore it but he won't stop. What can we do?
34:18 My 10-yr-old still can't say yes or no correctly. Any tips for making this skill more concrete?
39:00 Any advice for teaching organization skills to a teenage girl?
44:16 My son has ADHD and is impulsive while I'm driving. He has hit me and his brother and I'm worried for our safety. What do I do?
47:51 I'm treating my son's yeast with natural treatments. We are seeing die-off reactions after 2 weeks. Is this normal? Should we keep on this regiment?

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