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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 - What method will help my 5 year old autistic grandson with speech?


04:18 - My son is small advancements but I feel I'm not working with him enough. How can I be more involved so he doesn’t miss out? 


09:47- My insurance is no longer providing ABA, what can I do now?


14:20 - If my school offers my son an IEP that I am not satisfied with should I decline?


16:40 - My 20 year old son eats and drinks SO fast. What can I do to slow him down? 


22:05 - My 8th grader feels stressed by adults when they yell. How do we help him cope? 


25:30 - How do you teach the importance of setting goals, time management, and planning for the future? 


29:00- What is your opinion on inclusion in schools for kids as they get older even if they are not learning at that grade level?


34:55 - What should we spend time on, academics or social skills? 


36:30 – How often do you do testing and what kinds?


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

Direct download: Ask_Dr_Doreen_Wednesday_October_15_2014.mp4
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