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On this edition of Autism Live: Shannon Penrod  welcomes Dr. Adel Najdowski to talk about chaining and shaping procedures, how and when do use them to help teach a skill that is complex in nature.  Shannon Des Roches Rosa visits during Blog-AU-Rama to talk about her blog and her continued involvement with The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism.  Shannon, an Autism mom, articulates her mission to focus on Autism Acceptance as opposed to Autism Awareness and what the difference is between the two. Dr. Jonathan Tarbox talks about elopement in light of the Avonte Oquendo tragedy, giving insights into how you can achieve progress on wandering and elopement behaviors and what to do to insure an individual's safety until there is progress . Dr. Tarbox answers viewer questions about what progress should look like in the first year of therapy and how to ensure that your child learns generalization, as well as a question about building language skills in a 10 year old.


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

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