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Tammy Anderson, co-author of Swimming with Autism, known internationally as  “The Swim Chick” has been making it her business to teach individuals on the spectrum to swim and to train swim instructors aroud the world in her proven techniques.   For those reasons and more Tammy is a finalist for the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award.  This amazing award would help continue the programs Tammy has put in place and help her on her mission to help our kids swim safely!  Vote for Tammy at www.nascar.com\award between now and Dec. 3rd!!!!  Vote everyday and let others know about this cause and the importance of water safety for individuals with 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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Shannon unveils the new recipe for the month of November, Healthy Meatballs with Explore Asian Organic Edamame Spaghetti. The meatballs are only 4 ingredients: Ground Turkey, garlic, olive oil and SPINACH!  Your kids won't even know they are eating healthy!  And the best part?  Serve it all on healthy Explore Asian Organic Edamame Spaghetti!  Yum!  These aren't your typical GFCF noodles!  These are higher in protein,  they don't get mushy and they taste better.  Find the entire recipe at: http://www.autism-live.com/healthy-turkey-meatballs-with-edamame-spaghetti.aspx for more info on Explore Asian GFCF Organic Bean Noodles visit:  http://www.explore-asian.com/

 

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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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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Adel Najdowski talks about teaching Adaptive Skills, including toileting, feeding, setting the table, doing chores and self care.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer questions about how teaching social skills, building conversation skills and suggestions for IEPs when a challenging is getting worse instead of better.

 

 

 

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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Dr. Adel Najdowski talks shares essential information about effectively toilet training.  Dr. Najdowski references the famous Azrin-Foxx technique, which has been shown to be effective with individuals on the Autism spectrum.

 

 

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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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox offers suggestions to a viewer who is writing about a recent IEP where the BIP put forth by the team is increasing the challenging behavior instead of reducing it.  What can a parent do at that point?

 

 

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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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions from parents, grandparents and teachers.  Questions include, Can an autistic brain be changed?  How can I help my daughter to understand that it’s okay when her baby teeth fall out?  Is it okay that my 4 year old doesn't like to play with toys? How long should I work on a skill like learning and using adverbs without success before getting concerned? Do I always need to use 10 trails?  What can I do if my child is 6, not potty trained and his school is not effective? And more! On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Tammy Anderson “The Swim Chick” to talk about the importance of quality swim lessons for all individuals with Autism.  Tammy is a finalist for the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award.  This amazing award would help continue the programs Tammy has put in place and help her continue to train swim instructors from around the globe in proven techniques to help individuals with Autism swim safely.  Vote for her at www.nascar.com\award ! Shannon and Nancy unveil the Autism Act of Love Challenge – including challenges done by Larry Thomas AKA The Soup Nazi and Daniel Baldwin.  Shannon unveils the new recipe for the month of November, Healthy Meatballs with Explore Asian Organic Edamame Spaghetti.

 

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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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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 the autistic brain be changed? 

5:44 – When is the CARD school opening in Arizona? 

08:16 – Should I be concerned my 4 year old son isn’t interested in toys? 

16:03 – Can you clarify if 10 questions for each Skills lesson is what is needed for data collection? And what is the criteria that defines what data is taken?

22:09 – How do I help my daughter who is frightful when loosing teeth? 

24:01 –When teaching sign language, how do we respond to scrolling? 

28:23- Follow up- When taking data, does it have to always be the same number of trials so data can be compared as equal? 

29:42- How long would you give an ABA program before you started questioning why isn't not catching on and suggesting alternatives? 

38:10 – How do we train our son to keep his “logic brain” on to avoid manipulation? 

42:04 – How can I help with a school that is expensive and unproductive? 

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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