Autism Live

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a parent’s heartfelt question about how she can know if her son with Autism also has an intellectual disability.  Dr. Tarbox’s answer may surprise you.

 

 

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 about using food as a reinforcer.  Often parents are hesitant to utilize food as a reinforcer, but armed with the right knowledge and techniques, food can be a powerful tool on the way to real progress.

 

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’s Jargon is Premack’s Principle!  This principle states that when we make a desirable behavior contingent on a less desirable behavior, we make the less desirable behavior more likely to happen!

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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 using food as a reinforcer.  Often parents are hesitant to utilize food as a reinforcer, but armed with the right knowledge and techniques, food can be a powerful tool on the way to real progress. Dr. Adel also gives suggestions on ways to teach letters and numbers.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer’s questions about what to do when you made a consequence that you wished you hadn’t!  Dr. Tarbox also gives advice about dealing with the behavior in the moment and ultimately before it happens!  Roz Picard gives an exciting update on technology that has arisen from extensive research being done at MIT.  Embrace, a bracelet that can recognize that someone is having, or about to have a seizure and can provide life saving assistance. For more information about EMRACE visit https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/embrace-a-gorgeous-watch-designed-to-save-lives

 

 

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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Roz Picard gives an exciting update on technology that has arisen from extensive research being done at MIT.  Embrace, a bracelet that can recognize someone is having, or about to have a seizure and can provide life saving assistance.  This technology also can detect when someone’s stress levels are rising and give an opportunity for intervention.  For more information about EMRACE visit https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/embrace-a-gorgeous-watch-designed-to-save-lives

 

 

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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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Vince Redmond talks about how and when to have the “Santa conversation” with children that are getting older.  Vince also discusses how and when to transition to age appropriate holiday toys and events and what to do when a child isn’t interested in transitioning to things their peers like.

 

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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 – How can I help my autistic adult’s aggression? 

 

14:15 – With CARD ABA, do I need to add occupational and speech therapy? 

 

24:50 – How can we get help in remote areas and how do we find an ABA provider? 

 

32:42 – Where do we start when creating a sensory room? 

 

37:13- What do I do when having doubts about therapy? 

 

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 about treating aggression in adults on the spectrum, how to start services in Wisconsin, how to start a sensory room at a day care facility for adults and children and what to do when you feel like your child is developing new behaviors while being treated. During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies welcome back LMFT Vince Redmond to talk about how and when to have the “Santa conversation” with children that are getting older.  Viewers  are encouraged to take the #AutismActofLove challenge and are treated to watching Liz Becker and her son Matt take the challenge.  Liz is the author of the book  Autism and The World According to Matt.  You can order the book at http://www.amazon.com/Autism-World-According-Matt-inspirational-ebook/dp/B00HKXBL6W .  Find more information about the #AutismActofLove challenge and make donations by visiting www.HelpforAutism.org  

 

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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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Matt Asner takes the #AutismActofLove challenge in honor of his son Will.  Matt challenges Kate Movius, Thomas Selby and Phillip Haine.  Who will be the first to take the challenge and support individuals with Autism?  For more information on the #AutismActofLove challenge or to make a donation visit: www.HelpforAutism.org 

 

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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 Speaks, Director of Corporate Development Matt Asner visits to talk about the newest in a series of short films focusing on individuals with Autism.  The new film, entitled My Name is Neal, features a young man who is nonverbal and uses assistive technology to be able to speak.  You can view the film at: https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=my+name+is+neal&ei=UTF-8&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001 

 

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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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Matt Asner is an Autism Dad and an Autism Sibling.  As the Executive Producer of a new short film about Autism, entitled My Name is Neal, Matt included a very special “Thank you” at the end of the film.   The shout out was to his childhood best friend, Adam Seligman.  Adam, who was profoundly affected by Tourette Syndrome, made a tremendous influence on Matt, which Matt shares in this emotional interview.

 

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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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Board games are a great way to teach a wide variety of skills, from taking turns, to being a good winner or loser.  Endless Games offers a wide variety of games that are super fun and also help to build vocabulary, flexible thinking , problem solving and much, much more. Brian Turtle from Endless Games shares the wide variety of games his elves have created including the award winning Korner’d and the hot new game The Tower!  But also check out Oddly Obvious, Name 5, Crazy Legs and of course, the Christmas Pickle!!!  Check out more fun games at www.endlessgames.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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Brian Turtle from Endless Games shares all the great games his elves have invented including the award winning Korner’d and the hot new game The Tower!  These are great games to play with any child and are especially great for kids on the spectrum.  Check out more fun games at www.endlessgames.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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Ahren Hoffman from Lekotek shares some great resources to help parents make great toy choices.  The National Lekotek Center, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, provides an array of services to improve the lives of children with special needs through the utilization of toys and play. For more information visit: www.lekotek.org

 

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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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The Jargon of the day is Natural Environment Training!  For every parent that has ever seen a video of ABA therapy with a child sitting at a table pointing at flash cards and thought that was all there was to ABA – It’s important that you know about NET, Natural Environment Training, which should be a part of any quality ABA program!

 

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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: The Festival of Toys continues!  Brian Turtle from Endless Games shares all the great games his elves have invented including the award winning Korner’d and the hot new game The Tower!  Check out more fun games at www.endlessgames.com  Ahren Hoffman from Lekotek shares some great resources to help parents make great toy choices.  Shannon and her husband, Jim Miller, make a trip to a nearby Toys R Us utilizing the Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Children.  To access the guide visit: http://www.toysrus.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3261680  Matt Asner visits from Autism Speaks to talk about the short film, My Name is Neal.  You can view the film at: https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=my+name+is+neal&ei=UTF-8&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001 

 

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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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