Autism Live
What's Left!?! - GFCFSF Cooking - Sushi

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Sushi is a delicious and healthy way for our kids to get a lot of protein in small bite size pieces. Learn how Lisa makes sushi that is gluten and casein free for our kids to enjoy!

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:04pm PST

Little Pim Teaches Language

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Julia Pimsleur-Levine shares the amazing "Little Pim" who helps children of all abilities to learn new languages through education and entertainment immersion.  This cute little plush panda bear has accessories to help teach many different languages at an age when children are most receptive.  Often children on the Autism spectrum will struggle to obtain one language, but many parents report that it can be beneficial to encourage other languages. For more visit LittlePim.com

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:01pm PST

TACA Founder on Autism & Drugs

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Lisa Ackerman, founder of TACA and author of the popular blog Real Help Now, talks about recent events involving drugs and Autism. A recent study revealed a high percentage of children with ASD on psychotropic drugs, sometimes multiple drugs, despite evidence that they are effective.  This comes at a time when the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has announced that it will no longer carry supplements in its pharmacy.  Lisa raises the point that there are many supplements that have been shown to be effective in treating a wide variety of conditions.  To find out more visit http://tacanowblog.com/2013/10/31/drugs-arent-always-the-answer/

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am PST

Ask Dr. Doreen - April 17th, 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:

00:12 How much time should I allow him to play video games daily?
14:28 What do you do with a teenager who has an endless amount of anger?
30:10 What do you think of all the different autism diets? Low oxalate? Paleo? SCD? Feingold? GFCF?
34:33 My child was making great progress but appears to have stagnated. My ABA provider says it's nothing but I'm concerned. Shouldn't we change something?
38:23 I want to start preparing my 14-year-old for a job. Are there any books or suggestions you have?
40:31 My son will keep asking me the same question over and over and honestly doesn't remember the answer. Is there any way to make it stop?

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:56am PST

Ask Dr. Doreen - April 10th, 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:

00:12 Can hand flapping be replaced with a different behavior or does it stem from diet or yeast?
15:01 Where can a parent go for their child when the regional center has denied them and I'm a single parent just trying survive.
21:59 My son likes to spell the word out loud before he says the full word. How do I help him stop this?
26:06 Any plans for CARD affiliate offices in Canada?
37:26 How do I handle an extinction burst in the best way when it includes my daughter hitting her head?

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am PST

Light Up the Blues on iTunes

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Autism Dad Matt Asner shares exciting news about the debut of the 2013 Light Up the Blues Concert Video becoming available on iTunes.  This is an exciting opportunity to see such luminaries as Jack Black, Ricki Lee Jones, Crosby Stills and Nash as well as Nick Guzman, Rio Wyles and Lexington Aaron perform to a sold out crowd to raise money for Autism Speaks.
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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:52am PST

Great Social Skills -- 1, Autism - 0

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Autism Dad Matt Asner details his recent trip to the LA car show, during which he was separated from his son on the spectrum.  His son had the social skills to know exactly what to do, he went to a nearby person of authority and asked him to call his dad and gave him the number. The happy ending to his story is something we can all learn from!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am PST

How Can a Parent Track Progress?

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Dr. Adel Najdowski shares tips on easy ways parents can track progress when teaching their children new skills.  Tracking progress is critical to making progress, problem solving and keeping everyone motivated!

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am PST

Autism Live, Thursday February 27th, 2014

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On this edition of Autism Live: Shannon Penrod discusses the outrageous behavior of the tenured teacher who laughed and videotaped a student with ASD trapped in his chair in her classroom.  The teacher then emailed the videotape to colleagues who reported her to the school board.  The teacher is now being defended by area parents as being a good teacher who was just finding the humor and the "teaching opportunity" of the moment.  Penrod discusses the definition on bullying and offers her perspective as an Autism parent and former teacher.  Viewer questions about toileting and self-injurious behavior are discussed.
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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:47am PST

Indie Film My First Kiss

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Filmmaker Luigi Campi discusses his new film, My First Kiss, a coming of age thrill with a main character who is on the spectrum.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:32am PST

What's Left!?! - GFCFSF Cooking - Meatballs

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In this episode of What's Left, Lisa mashes up some GFCF meatballs. These are super simple and taste great with your gluten free pasta!

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am PST

Ask Dr. Doreen - March 13th, 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:

00:18 My son was emotionally traumatized by his old school. How do I help him accept his new school?
11:00 What are your thoughts on respite resources for families?
15:53 How do I help my son make friends when other kids won't give him the time of day?
29:28 Doreen  Shannon discuss the Compassion in Action campaign
33:03 Doreen presents news about new California Emergency Regulations
41:47  How much speech therapy can you suggest for someone who can talk but is not conversational?
44:17 Is there a Skills™ part 2?
48:24 Can you make a video series explaining peer empathy?
48:53 How do I help my son deal with negative attention heapos;s getting from peers?
51:28 How do I best word my son's IEP for academic goals?
54:49 My one child can't tolerate the vocal stereotypy of my other child. What do I do?

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:17am PST

Ask Dr. Doreen - March 20th, 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:

00:12 If a child demonstrates extreme hilarity, which is NOT usual, what might explain that?
03:49 Is it appropriate to tell your child they have autism and how do you language it?
11:12 What can I do to help my child calm down when he's screaming?
18:19 Is Aspergers something you're born with?
20:39 Could you talk about inclusion for our kids and the importance of role models.
27:30 I went on the IBT training site but I don't know where to begin?
29:42 How do I identify the function of my sons vocal stereotypy? Could it be self-stimulatory?
35:18 What's been done with bio-markers for this illness?
37:43 Are more special needs school opening in states with less coverage?

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:16am PST

Healthy Eating - Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Learn how to make a gluten free sugar cookies for the upcoming holidays. We also include substitutions to make if casein free.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am PST

Autism Technology PitchJam

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Dr. Dan Smith, President of Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism(DELSIA) and Autism Speaks' Director of Discovery Neuroscience, talks about the exciting Pitch Jam that took place during last week's Autism Investment Conference.  Five companies were given 4 minutes each to impress a panel of experts with a new app that had the ability to help individuals with ASD.  The winners won $10,000 to assist them in getting their technology in the hands of the Autism community.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:12am PST

Where Do I Start Teaching

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You know your child with ASD needs quality ABA therapy to decrease some behaviors and to increase learning so they can gain new skills.  But where do you start?  Dr. Adel Najdowski, Co-Creator of Skills®, an online curriculum tool, gives great suggestions for prioritizing where to begin and what to work on, based on your child's individual needs.
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 http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am PST

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