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Autism Live

An interactive web-show and podcast providing support, resources, information, facts, and entertainment.

Jan 30, 2015

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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 avoid being a “tiger mom” but still get the behavior that I want? 


12:27 –How can we help sustain interest and focus in the moment?


19:34  – How do I encourage my teen to do the Skills program?


24:20 – How can I help a non-verbal 5 year old work on communication? 


33:21 - How can I help my son complete challenging hand-writing tasks when prompted? 


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