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Is it possible that individuals with Autism feel empathy but don’t know how to communicate it? Dr. Adel Najdowski shares important information about perspective taking and how to foster empathy in individuals on the Autism spectrum.  

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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 shares important information about perspective taking and how to teach it to individuals on the Autism spectrum.  

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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 Theory of Mind.  Theory of Mind is a much debated concept of being able to take one’s own and other’s perspectives.

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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 shares important information about perspective taking and how to teach it to individuals on the Autism spectrum.  Amanda and John Musolino share their experience of being on CBS’ hit show The Briefcase.  Amanda and John three children, one on the spectrum but when given $100,000 they made a rare and generous decision that has America talking!  World renowned Autism therapist, Soo Cho, shares her personal mission to procure 60 technology devices to be given to individuals with ASD to help them communicate and grow!  Soo is asking individuals, organizations and corporations to donate their outmoded technology so it can be repurposed for the highest cause, giving a voice to those who wouldn’t otherwise have one.  To make a donation visit www.ACT-Today.org and specify your donation for My Own Words! 

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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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Inventor Ned Sahin, wearing Google Glass, talks about an exciting new app called Brian Power. Brain Power harnesses the capabilities of Google Glass to teach social skills to individuals with Autism.  Ned invites parents in the Boston area to participate in their Beta trials that are being conducted now.  For more information visit www.brain-power.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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Ned Sahin, inventor of Brian Power, talks about this innovative way to use Google Glass as teaching tool for individuals with Autism.  Ned invites parents in the Boston area to participate in their Beta trials that are being conducted now.  Visit www.brain-power.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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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 - Does CARD accept Medicaid?

 

01:48 - How can we teach swallowing? 

 

11:10 - Would ABA work with my adult daughter with PTSD? 

 

17:09 - Is not eating a symptom of Autism?

 

23:38 - How do we help with picky eaters and constipation? 

 

25:55 - How do you teach my son to complete tasks he doesn't want to?

 

34:53 - How can we help socialize my 5 year old son?

 

40:25 - Do you have any suggestions of where to start physical therapy?

 

44:00 - Can you do ABA and PRT at the same time?

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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:  On Ask Dr. Doreen:  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer’s questions about Medicaid funded services in Florida, food selectivity and picky eaters, how to teach a child to swallow after taking out a G tube, the relationship between ABA and PRT, what to do when a child is being moved to a special day program because of behaviors and more! On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Ned Sahin from Brian Power.  Brain Power is an innovative way to use Google Glass as teaching tool for individuals with Autism.  Ned invites parents in the Boston area to participate in their Beta trials that are being conducted now.  Visit www.brain-power.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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Joanne Lara, from Autism Movement Therapy, recaps the fabulous Temple Grandin and Friends event that benefited Autism Works Now. The star studded event featured Temple Grandin, Joe Montagna, Ed Asner and Dani Bowman as well as performances by James Durbin, Lonnie Parks, Susan Scheller and more!  Joanne speaks about the pressing need for employment in the Autism Community. To buy an “I’m Friends with Temple” t-shirt, visit www.autismmovementtherapy.com  

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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 Pica.  Pica is a very serious condition that involves a compulsion to eat things that are not food.  It can be life threatening and requires professional intervention.

 

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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: Special guest Joanne Lara, from Autism Movement Therapy, recaps the fabulous Temple Grandin and Friends event that benefited Autism Works Now. The star studded event featured Temple Grandin, Joe Montagna, Ed Asner and Dani Bowman as well as performances by James Durbin, Lonnie Parks, Susan Scheller and more!  To buy an “I’m Friends with Temple” t-shirt, visit www.autismmovementtherapy.com  Stefanie Schaeffer hosts the second installment of The Future is Bright, presented in conjunction with Autism Society of America.  Stefanie’s guests today are Lori Ireland from Extraordinary Ventures, Scott Badesch fro Autism Society of America and Katherine Yu whose daughter has illustrated Drawing Sylvia.  For more information on Autism Society of America or their upcoming conference visit: www.autism-society.org

 

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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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Alumni from Hope Tech share their view on having attended a school where inclusion was paramount.  Hope Tech, located in Palo Alto, California has been providing inclusive education for 14 years for grades K-8.  This year Hope Tech will start its very first 9th grade class. For more information on Hope Tech visit: www.hopetechschool.org

 

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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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Gail Ewell, founder and Executive Director of Hope Tech, talks about their unique program in Northern California that uses true inclusion to educate young students of all needs.  Graduates of the Hope Tech program speak about the benefits of learning in such a productive environment. For more information on Hope Tech visit: www.hopetechschool.org

 

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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 discusses teaching social skills to teens with Autism.  Are social skills classes worth the time and money?  Is there a more effective way to teach social skills?

 

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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. Najdowski gives tips on how to customize a teen’s program for maximum effect.  Depending on the individual there are many areas that a teen might need help with, everything from socialization to executive functioning!

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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 discusses getting to real progress with teens on the Autism spectrum using ABA.  Many people assume that ABA is only effective in teaching very young children with Autism, the truth is that ABA can be very effective in helping teens on the spectrum.

 

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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 Dad and inventor Bruce Wilson talks about his non-profit, If I Need Help. If I Need Help creates inexpensive and effective products to keep children safe if they are separated from their care givers.  Their unique QR codes are available in a wide array of patches and tags to help reunite children with their families safely.  For more information visit:  www.IfINeedHelp.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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Today’s Jargon is Fluency.  Fluency is being able to do something quickly and accurately.

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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 getting to real progress with teens on the Autism spectrum using ABA.  Dr. Najdowski gives tips on how to customize a teen’s program for maximum effect.  Gail Ewell, founder and Executive Director of Hope Tech, talks about their unique program in Northern California that uses true inclusion to educate young students of all needs.  Graduates of the Hope Tech program speak about the benefits of learning in such a productive environment. For more information on Hope Tech visit: www.hopetechschool.org

 

 

 

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, 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:  On Ask Dr. Doreen:  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer’s questions about automatically reinforced behavior and how to treat it, what to do when there is anxiety about getting older, how to toilet train a non verbal 7 year old, how do we know a therapist will be knowledgeable and kind and more!  On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Bruce Wilson from If I Need Help, an amazing nonprofit organization that creates inexpensive and effective products to keep children safe if they are separated from their care givers.  Their unique QR codes are available in a wide array of patches and tags to help reunite children with their families safely.  For more information visit:  www.IfIneedHelp.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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