Autism Live
Ask Dr. Doreen - October 2nd, 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:

00:15 How do I work on executive functions skills while my child is doing homework?
08:16 My daughter has started screaming when we ask her to do things. Help!
13:08 How do I get my son to be less physically aggressive with me? He is fine with everyone else.
16:48 My son is 9 and gets disengaged easily in school. What can we do to help him focus?
21:06 What ways can I motivate my 7-yr-old who only wants to play Wii and iPad?
24:33 We have redirected our son to play with a lanyard instead of string but he still runs to play with shoe laces. What do we do next?
28:15 My 8-yr-old struggles with language comprehension and overall understanding. What can I do to help?
30:36 How can I get my kid off meds for ADHD that arenapos;t working?
35:42 Is ABA affective for treating autism?
37:37 My son is very clingy and needs to be near, or touching me at all times. How can I help his anxiety?
45:31 My daughter will run into peoples arms. Kids, adults, even strangers. How can we teach her whatapos;s appropriate when greeting people?

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