Autism Live
Autism Live, Wednesday April 2nd, 2014

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During this special World Autism Awareness Day edition of Autism Live,  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions from a mom during a live Skype call about how to get a child to answer questions from peers without prompting.  Dr. Granpeesheh answers questions about the CDC prevalence numbers and talks about how Autism has changed in the last 30 years.   During Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy the ladies welcome Marriage and Family Therapist , Vince Redmond, to discuss how we talk about Autism to our ASD children. Shannon and Nancy introduce the Coverage for Autism Now (CAN) initiative, which explains why they have CAN written on their foreheads!  Tune in to hear how you can participate!  Also find out how you can reinforce your therapists and help children with Autism by purchasing a cool t-shirt!  For more info, visit www.booster.com/autismtherapists 

 

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: 12:54pm PST

Autism Rates 2014: Treatment

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The CDC's newly released Autism prevalence numbers demonstrate a 30% increase in the number of children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States.  The new number of 1 in 68, is shocking.  Sarah Cho, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst with extensive experience treating children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, talks about the necessity for ABA providers to do more to make treatment accessible for more individuals.

 

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: 12:52pm PST

Autism Live, Tuesday April 1st, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off April by sharing a special interview with TACA founder Lisa Ackerman.  Lisa puts some perspective on the new numbers just out from the CDC and shares some of the many things TACA is doing to help support the growing number of families with children on the spectrum.  Jennifer Cook O'Toole from Asperkids.com talks about her journey from being diagnosed to writing a series of bestselling books on having Asperger's and raising a child with Aspergers.  Jennifer is on the spectrum, as is her husband and her 3 children.  Finally, Larry Houser, the founder of Fullerton Cares, shares from an Autism Dad's perspective how important and rewarding it is when you get involved!  Fullerton Cares events include the Mardi Gras for Autism, The Beautiful Autism art project, a Fullerton School Sensory Garden, a unique prom event and much, much more!

 

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: 12:49pm PST

Autism Live Needs Your Help!

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Shannon Penrod urges viewers to help Autism Live stay on the air by encouraging more people to watch.  Viewers can help by sharing videos on their social networking sites and letting others know about this free resource.

 

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: 12:47pm PST

Autism Live, Thursday March 27th, 2014

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Schedule:10:30am Dr.Campbell-Mcbride 

               11:00am Ryan Hendry

 

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: 12:46pm PST

Autism Live, Wednesday March 26th, 2014

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Schedule:10:00am Ask Dr. Doreen

                   11:00am Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy

 

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: 12:45pm PST

Holly Robinson Peete: Nabi

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Award winning author, actress and advocate Holly Robinson Peete talks about the partnership between the HollyRod Foundation and FUHU, the makers of the Nabi tablet.  FUHU is helping the HollyRod Foundation to put technology in the hands of more individuals with Autism through their innovative INSPIRE program.  Nabi Tablets are especially designed to be kid friendly and kid tough.  Through the INSPIRE program these fun tablets come pre-loaded with Autism Friendly Apps.  Nabi Tablets are economical, giving families the biggest bang for their buck!

 

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: 12:40pm PST

Holly Robinson Peete: HollyRod Foundation

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Actress Holly Robinson Peete talks with Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson about the mission of the HollyRod Foundation to support families dealing with challenges from Autism and Parkinson's disease.  Holly shares some of their upcoming events including events sponsored by FUHU, ATT&T and Stella and Dot jewelry! Learn more at Hollyrod.org

 

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: 12:39pm PST

Holly Robinson Peete: Autism Today

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Award winning author, actress and advocate Holly Robinson Peete shares her views on the need for a clear national directive for treating Autism.  Holly's charity the HollyRod Foundation has been at the forefront of helping families to overcome Autism challenges but listen as she shares her vision for what we need to be focused on as a nation and as a global 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: 12:38pm PST

Holly Robinson Peete: Autism Mom

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When Holly Robinson Peete decided to talk about her son's Autism diagnosis on the Oprah Winfrey show she hoped that it would help other parents.  Autism mom, Shannon Penrod, tells Holly what seeing her on the show did to change the way she looked at Autism.

 

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: 12:34pm PST

Autism Live, Tuesday March 25th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon talks with Dr. Paul Wang, Autism Speaks' senior vice president and head of medical research, about the ground breaking initiative Autism Speaks has launched to further research into the brain-gut connection.  Dr. Wang discusses the importance of further research in GI issues in regards to Autism.  Matt Asner, the Executive Director of the Southern California Chapter of Autism Speaks shares some of the events they are prepping for Autism Awareness Month including Light Up the Blues, Light it Up Blue events, the Los Angles Walk and a number of sporting events sponsored by area baseball, basketball and hockey teams!

 

 

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: 12:32pm PST

Light Up the Blues 2014

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Matt Asner shares exciting details about  this year's Light Up the Blues concert event! This year will feature Crosby, Still and Nash, John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlile,  Chris Stills, Neal Katz, Adam Mandela Walden and  Rio "Soulshocka" Wyles.  This amazing evening raises money and awareness for Autism.  You can purchase a video of last year's event on iTunes, starting April 1st!

 

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: 12:22pm PST

Gut-Brain Autism Research Initiative

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Dr. Paul Wang, Autism Speaks' senior vice president and head of medical research, speaks about the ground breaking initiative that has been launched to further research into the brain-gut connection.  For a long time Autism parents have suggested that there is a link between GI issues and Autism.  Dr. Wang discusses the importance of further research in GI issues in regards to Autism, so science and medicine can catch up to what parents have been reporting.

 

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: 12:20pm PST

Autism Live, Thursday March 20th, 2014

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On this edition of Autism Live: Shannon Penrod welcomes Cecilia Knight from The Institute for Behavioral Intervention to explain the newly designated Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)role in treating Autism.  The required course work for certification as a Registered Behavior Technician is currently available as an eLearning for the Institute for Behavioral Training, for more information visit www.ibehavioraltraining.com.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox explains the role of research in the field of behavior treatment for Autism as well as the mission of the Autism Research Group to use research to bring meaningful information to those currently treating Autism.  Dr. Tarbox shares research on the importance of mindful parenting and rewarding interactions with very young babies.  Sara Gershfeld from Love My Provider visits to talk about this new site which will help parents get honest reviews on ABA providers, OTs and a host of other services.  Visit www.LoveMyProvider.com to share your opinions and find out about other services available in your area.  

 

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: 12:18pm PST

Love My Provider

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Looking for quality ABA providers, or other Autism services and you're not really sure where to begin?  Love My Provider is the answer to many parents cries for help!  Sara Gershfeld, a former ABA therapist, describes why she developed this interactive website to help parents and caregivers find quality services without having to constantly reinvent the wheel. Now parents can visit www.LoveMyProvider.com  to give and get honest reviews on ABA providers, OTs and a host of other services in their area or an area they are thinking of moving to.  

 

Visit www.LoveMyProvider.com  to share your opinions and find out about other services available in your area. 

 

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: 12:16pm PST

Registered Behavior Technician Training from IBT

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Cecilia Knight from The Institute for Behavioral Intervention explains the newly designated Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)role in treating Autism.  This new classification will help to ensure that therapists working in the field will be trained and proficient in providing quality ABA services. Ms. Knight details how ABA providers can quickly get their staff trained and certified.  The required course work for certification as a Registered Behavior Technician is currently available as a series of eLearning  modules from the Institute for Behavioral Training.  For more information about this and other trainings available for parents, teachers and providers, visit www.ibehavioraltraining.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: 12:15pm PST

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