Autism Live
Skills®: Age Appropriate Lessons

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Skills® Co-Creator, Dr. Adel Najdowski explains the process of how lessons were assigned age appropriate status in the Skills® program.  Skills® is a comprehensive tool used to help teach a child skills they are behind on, it includes an assessment portion, 8 curricula areas, a behavior intervention plan builder and much more. For more information on Skills® visit: www.skillsforautism.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: 2:26pm PST

Why Parents Should Take Data

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, Head of Research and Development at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders explains why taking data is an important part of any treatment plan.  This is an area where parents frequently want to run away but Dr. Tarbox makes the case for why we should be interested in taking data.
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: 2:09pm PST

Self Determination in California

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Caroline Wilson, executive director of Autism Society Los Angeles talks with Shannon about the current status of Self Determination in California.  Now that the bill has become a law, what does it mean for Autism families?  For more information visit:  www.autismla.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: 1:22pm PST

Unified Theatre Rocks!

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Micaela Connery and Laura McLelland from Unified Theater talk about their mission to provide inclusion based theater experiences to middle school and high school students around the country.  This unique program is available to schools throughout the United States, to teach true inclusion, tolerance, social skills and much more.  For more information visit: www.unifiedtheater.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: 1:21pm PST

Autism Live, Thursday May 29th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live: Shannon Penrod talks with Dr. Adel Najdowski about highlights from this year's ABAI conference.  Dr. Najdowski answers viewer's questions about SKILLS and about anxiety brought on from being around other children.   Shannon gives an Autism Ignorance Award to PETA for their thoughtless and incendiary campaign featuring the slogan "Got Autism?" encouraging people to avoid drinking milk.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a views question about potty training and tells us why parents should take data and how they can do it realistically.
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

Direct download: Autism_Live_Thursday_May_29th_2014.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20pm PST

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