Fri, 31 July 2015
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Today on Autism Live: On Ask Dr. Doreen: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh explains the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the new DSM V. The DSM V was adopted in May of 2013. Under the new diagnosis criteria there is no longer a diagnosis of PDD-NOS or Asperger Syndrome. On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Anthony De la Rosa to talk about the upcoming Ride For Autism, happening on Saturday August 1. This year's ride will start in Baldwin Park, CA and will end in Santa Ana, California with a party featuring Rob Morrow, from Northern Exposure and Numb3rs. For more information visit: www.rideforautism.org. Nancy Alspaugh -Jackson, Executive Director of Autism Care and Treatment Today! announces the recipients of the special awards at this year's star studded Denim and Diamonds event. The honorees this year include: Howie Mandel from America's Got Talent; Max Burkeholder from Parenthood; Shawn and Sharhonda Stockman from Boyz II Men and Talent Agent, Sydel Lisi, from Coast to Coast. Details about the Summer Swab Sensation for Military Families are given. This event is happening in conjunction with Lineagen. For more information visit: http://www.centerforautism.com/EventCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?ItemID=447&mid=71&pageid=37 Shannon and Nancy cover news topics of the day, including a pediatrician making disparaging remarks about the parents of 3 children who recently drowned after eloping.
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