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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 – Can the autistic brain be changed? 

5:44 – When is the CARD school opening in Arizona? 

08:16 – Should I be concerned my 4 year old son isn’t interested in toys? 

16:03 – Can you clarify if 10 questions for each Skills lesson is what is needed for data collection? And what is the criteria that defines what data is taken?

22:09 – How do I help my daughter who is frightful when loosing teeth? 

24:01 –When teaching sign language, how do we respond to scrolling? 

28:23- Follow up- When taking data, does it have to always be the same number of trials so data can be compared as equal? 

29:42- How long would you give an ABA program before you started questioning why isn't not catching on and suggesting alternatives? 

38:10 – How do we train our son to keep his “logic brain” on to avoid manipulation? 

42:04 – How can I help with a school that is expensive and unproductive? 

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: AskDrDoreenNovember5th.mp4
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