Autism Live
Autism Live, Thursday April 17th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live: Shannon Penrod talks with Dr. Adel Najdowski about play skills, how to teach them and why they are important to teach.  Shannon answers viewer questions about whether school time counts towards the prescription of 30-40 hours of ABA for young children and gives an update on the status of Autism insurance reform in Kansas, Utah and Tennessee.

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: 1:19pm PST

Autism Children's Book: Silent Voice

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Children's book author Barry Rudner  talks about his newest book, SILENT VOICE  which deals with Autism.  The book SILENT VOICE is available on www.nickoftime.us.
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: 10:20am PST

Autism Inspiration: Christopher Duffley

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Christine Duffley shares her inspirational journey from becoming a mother to Christopher Duffley to helping him find his way to touch the hearts of millions.  Christopher was blind when he was adopted by the Duffleys, later they discovered that he was also on the Autism spectrum.  Christopher began to sing before he spoke.  He now is a singer who provides inspiration to people around the world. For more information on Christopher or to buy his CD visit : www.christopherduffley.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: 10:19am PST

Autism Live, Thursday April 24th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live: Shannon Penrod talks with children's book author Barry Rudner, whose new book, SILENT VOICE deals with Autism.  The book SILENT VOICE is available on www.nickoftime.us.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox talks about the importance of doing a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) to know the function of a behavior before writing a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).  Dr. Tarbox then explains  the process for writing an effective BIP!
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: 10:18am PST

Autism Live, Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

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Today on Autism Live it is CAN (Coverage for Autism Now) DAY! Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about  chromosomal duplications,  whether 40 hours of ABA includes time at school and  what to do if potty training seems to be taking a long time.  During Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies welcome Bonnie Schlachte the founder of Ballet For All Kids to talk about how this unique program is revolutionizing dance for individuals with special needs.  The Schlachte Method works on a variety of different skills, using child specific teaching methods.  To find out about classes in New York and Los Angeles or to become certified in the Schtachte Method, visit www.balletforallkids.com. Shannon and Nancy also cover relevant news stories and the CAN campaign to encourage Coverage for Autism Now!
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: 10:16am PST

Autism Live, Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off CAN Week by welcoming Joanne Lara to talk about Autism Movement Therapy, why it's good for kids on the spectrum and how adults can become certified to be Autism Movement Therapists.  For more information visit www.autismmovementtherapy.com.  Shannon also has a special conversation with Dr. Temple Grandin about Autism, anxiety and what is dividing 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: 10:15am PST

Autism Movement Therapy

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Joanne Lara speaks about Autism Movement Therapy, why it's good for kids on the spectrum and how adults can become certified to be Autism Movement Therapists.  For more information visit www.autismmovementtherapy.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: 10:13am PST

Ballet For All Kids

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Bonnie Schlachte, founder of Ballet For All Kids, shares how this unique program is revolutionizing dance for individuals with special needs.  The Schlachte Method works on a variety of different skills, using child specific teaching methods.  To find out about classes in New York and Los Angeles or to become certified in the Schtachte Method, visit www.balletforallkids.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: 10:12am PST

Dr. Temple Grandin on Anxiety, Strengths and Controversy

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Dr. Temple Grandin, author  and Autism advocate, talks with Shannon Penrod  about Autism, anxiety and what is dividing the Autism community.  Dr. Grandin is a notable authority on these subjects having been diagnosed with Autism herself at the age of 2.  In 2010 HBO released an award winning film about her life.
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: 10:10am PST

Is My Child's School Placement Correct?

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a viewer's question about whether her child's placement is correct and gives great advice for what to ask your child's school to determine if their program is serving your child's individual needs. Dr. Tarbox is the Director of the Autism Research Group.
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: 10:09am PST

Teaching Play Skills

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Dr. Adel Najdowski explains why it's important to teach play skills to children on the Autism spectrum.  We assume play is fun for our kids, but the truth is we have to make it fun!   Teaching play and other important lessons can found in Skills®, visit www.skillsforautism.com for more information.

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: 10:05am PST

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