Autism Live (education)

This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host discusses autism news about a The annual emergency preparedness checkup for autism and special needs families, Ruth Christ Sullivan passing away and a New screen assesses suicidality in autistic adults before being joined by the Director of Research for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders to talk about Gemma recruiting info, and then an article about GI and ASD.

 

Autism News

The annual emergency preparedness checkup for autism and special needs families

https://www.september26.org

Autism Advocate Ruth Christ Sullivan Passed Away at 97

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/ruth-christ-sullivan-dead/2021/09/21/6b49a2e6-1a1e-11ec-a99a-5fea2b2da34b_story.html

New Screen Assesses Suicidality in Autistic Adults

https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/toolbox/new-screen-assesses-suicidality-in-autistic-adults/

 

Autism Research with Karen Nohelty - Gemma Recruiting Info + an article about GI and ASD

Shannon & Nancy discuss what is new in their children's lives

mghgemma@mgh.harvard.edu

Direct download: Lets_Talk_Autism_9-24-2021_Podcast.mp4
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This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host discusses autism news about a The annual emergency preparedness checkup for autism and special needs families, Ruth Christ Sullivan passing away and a New screen assesses suicidality in autistic adults before being joined by the Director of Research for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders to talk about Gemma recruiting info, and then an article about GI and ASD.

 

Autism News

The annual emergency preparedness checkup for autism and special needs families

https://www.september26.org

Autism Advocate Ruth Christ Sullivan Passed Away at 97

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/ruth-christ-sullivan-dead/2021/09/21/6b49a2e6-1a1e-11ec-a99a-5fea2b2da34b_story.html

New Screen Assesses Suicidality in Autistic Adults

https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/toolbox/new-screen-assesses-suicidality-in-autistic-adults/

 

Autism Research with Karen Nohelty - Gemma Recruiting Info + an article about GI and ASD

Shannon & Nancy discuss what is new in their children's lives

mghgemma@mgh.harvard.edu

Direct download: Lets_Talk_Autism_9-24-2021_Podcast_Audio.mp3
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In this one, our host Shannon covers Deprivation for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_9-23-2021_audio.mp3
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In this one, our host Shannon covers Deprivation for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_9-23-2021.mp4
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The founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders joins our host Shannon Penrod to answer autism questions written in by the viewers! Tune in for the valuable autism information about grief, anxiety, gluten free casein free diet advice and more! 

 7:13 My 9 year old who has ASD and DMDD has been out of control for the last 3 weeks
 My 9 year old who has ASD and DMDD has been out of control for the last 3 weeks. We lost my husband (his dad and absolute favorite person) to a motorcycle accident exactly 4 months ago and my sons grief had been beyond words. Between us (his psychiatrist and I) trying to keep him from falling into a scary depression and him acting up, I think we may have messed up his meds and given him mania. He became hyper aggressive in the last two weeks and extremely difficult to handle. I am DEVASTATED that it had to come to this. I’ve cried like a baby, prayed to my husband to help me get through this, since I have two more little ones at home, and prayed to God to heal my sweet boy’s heart. Seeing him be restrained and taken was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to experience aside from the trauma of my husband’s death. I am feeling guilty, sad, ashamed (of myself and my parenting, not him), lonely, and absolutely desperate for a solution. I’m not really sure what I came here for, but I just know how terrible it is now to have to put your baby into inpatient care at a psychiatric facility. This is heartbreaking.
16:39 What do you recommend for anxiety related disorders?
24:37 What do you think about stem cell research?
31:43 What are your thoughts on the treatment of autism and other diseases with mms/chlorine dioxide?
 32:12  Shannon & Dr. Granpeesheh, Thank you both so much! I am wondering if there is a way to obtain 1-on-1 personal assist. for using the SKILLS program for my 17 year-old (High Functioning/Asp.) daughter. I have contacted SKILLS and CARD, in VA, regarding this. My daughter is high functioning (Asperger's) and so social / stimuli overwhelm is where is struggles. Thank you both for your tireless help!
36:26 Problem with a supervisor, is it ok to go to higher up imma little OCD and Policies that are not being communicated well
39:07 I want to know about does Gluten free casein free diet help?
 I want to know about does Gluten free casein free diet help? Vit D from sun and gut healing really matters on recovery of autism.
47:00 I think my 5-year-old son may be on the spectrum
 I think my 5-year-old son may be on the spectrum He takes things very literally (and this leads to frustration) He is highly sensitive to loud situations (he found a recent trip to a stadium sports match really overwhelming) If we shout he can't handle it and reacts violently back He focusses obsessively on things like colouring (but it does calm him down) BUT While he is shy awkward with adults unless he knows them well and trusts them, he's actually very popular with his peer group and loves socialising with other children. He can also be beautifully affectionate with us (on a good day) and can hold eye contact very well. In fact, he loves looking in our eyes. But would barely look at an adult he doesn't know. Does this fit with Autism? Thank you so much.
53:20 Our 6-year-old grandson, who has autism and is nonverbal, has run out of the house naked twice
 Our 6-year-old grandson, who has autism and is nonverbal, has run out of the house naked twice in the last week and was found in a retail store parking lot. Police were involved both times. They live in the city and I'm worried DCFS may get called. Does anyone have any insight/advice so we can try and help the situation? Thank you so much, this is really hard
Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_Podcast_9-22-2021_audio.mp3
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The founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders joins our host Shannon Penrod to answer autism questions written in by the viewers! Tune in for the valuable autism information about grief, anxiety, gluten free casein free diet advice and more! 

 7:13 My 9 year old who has ASD and DMDD has been out of control for the last 3 weeks
 My 9 year old who has ASD and DMDD has been out of control for the last 3 weeks. We lost my husband (his dad and absolute favorite person) to a motorcycle accident exactly 4 months ago and my sons grief had been beyond words. Between us (his psychiatrist and I) trying to keep him from falling into a scary depression and him acting up, I think we may have messed up his meds and given him mania. He became hyper aggressive in the last two weeks and extremely difficult to handle. I am DEVASTATED that it had to come to this. I’ve cried like a baby, prayed to my husband to help me get through this, since I have two more little ones at home, and prayed to God to heal my sweet boy’s heart. Seeing him be restrained and taken was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to experience aside from the trauma of my husband’s death. I am feeling guilty, sad, ashamed (of myself and my parenting, not him), lonely, and absolutely desperate for a solution. I’m not really sure what I came here for, but I just know how terrible it is now to have to put your baby into inpatient care at a psychiatric facility. This is heartbreaking.
16:39 What do you recommend for anxiety related disorders?
24:37 What do you think about stem cell research?
31:43 What are your thoughts on the treatment of autism and other diseases with mms/chlorine dioxide?
 32:12  Shannon & Dr. Granpeesheh, Thank you both so much! I am wondering if there is a way to obtain 1-on-1 personal assist. for using the SKILLS program for my 17 year-old (High Functioning/Asp.) daughter. I have contacted SKILLS and CARD, in VA, regarding this. My daughter is high functioning (Asperger's) and so social / stimuli overwhelm is where is struggles. Thank you both for your tireless help!
36:26 Problem with a supervisor, is it ok to go to higher up imma little OCD and Policies that are not being communicated well
39:07 I want to know about does Gluten free casein free diet help?
 I want to know about does Gluten free casein free diet help? Vit D from sun and gut healing really matters on recovery of autism.
47:00 I think my 5-year-old son may be on the spectrum
 I think my 5-year-old son may be on the spectrum He takes things very literally (and this leads to frustration) He is highly sensitive to loud situations (he found a recent trip to a stadium sports match really overwhelming) If we shout he can't handle it and reacts violently back He focusses obsessively on things like colouring (but it does calm him down) BUT While he is shy awkward with adults unless he knows them well and trusts them, he's actually very popular with his peer group and loves socialising with other children. He can also be beautifully affectionate with us (on a good day) and can hold eye contact very well. In fact, he loves looking in our eyes. But would barely look at an adult he doesn't know. Does this fit with Autism? Thank you so much.
53:20 Our 6-year-old grandson, who has autism and is nonverbal, has run out of the house naked twice
 Our 6-year-old grandson, who has autism and is nonverbal, has run out of the house naked twice in the last week and was found in a retail store parking lot. Police were involved both times. They live in the city and I'm worried DCFS may get called. Does anyone have any insight/advice so we can try and help the situation? Thank you so much, this is really hard
Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_9-22-2021_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one, our host Shannon covers Preference Assessment for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates!

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-16-2021_Podcast_Audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one, our host Shannon covers Preference Assessment for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates!

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-16-2021_Podcast.mp4
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In this one our host Shannon covers Reinforcement Schedule for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by the founder and Executive Director of The Autism Community in Action (TACA) and plans to give away FREE tickets to the annual 36thTACA conference! Tune in to see how you could win! Check it out!

https://tacanow.org/conferences/2021-conference/

 

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-14-2021_Podcast_Audio.mp3
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In this one our host Shannon covers Reinforcement Schedule for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by the founder and Executive Director of The Autism Community in Action (TACA) and plans to give away FREE tickets to the annual 36thTACA conference! Tune in to see how you could win! Check it out!

https://tacanow.org/conferences/2021-conference/

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-14-2021_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host discusses autism news about a disturbing video involving a teenager on the autism spectrum, why some autistic people are hesitant about the new autism study and more before being joined by the research coordinator for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders to talk about battling healthcare access barriers. Don't miss this useful information!

 

Tory Ridgeway GoFundMe

Disturbing Video of Students Beating a Classmate of the Autism Spectrum

Why Some Autistic People are Against the Spectrum 10k Study

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/16/books/eric-garcia-were-not-broken-changing-autism-conversation.html

Convicted Felon with Fake Credentials Runs Autism Programs

https://aaspire.org

https://echoautism.org

Direct download: Lets_Talk_Autism_Podcast_audio_9-10-21.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host discusses autism news about a disturbing video involving a teenager on the autism spectrum, why some autistic people are hesitant about the new autism study and more before being joined by the research coordinator for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders to talk about battling healthcare access barriers. Don't miss this useful information!

 

Tory Ridgeway GoFundMe

Disturbing Video of Students Beating a Classmate of the Autism Spectrum

Why Some Autistic People are Against the Spectrum 10k Study

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/16/books/eric-garcia-were-not-broken-changing-autism-conversation.html

Convicted Felon with Fake Credentials Runs Autism Programs

https://aaspire.org

https://echoautism.org

Direct download: Lets_Talk_Autism_Podcast_9-10-21.mp4
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In this episode, Shannon covers FAPE for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions!

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-9-2021_Podcast_Audio.mp3
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In this episode, Shannon covers FAPE for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions!

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-9-2021_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders is back to answer viewer questions about dealing with change, automatic function vs sensory function and more! Check it out!
 
6:36 Dealing with Change
 here is a question, hope its a good one. one of my favorite restaurants is closing soon permanently. i am handling the change well. but how can i handle it better. and I want this to help everyone.
 15:35 Screaming & Automatic Functions Vs. Sensory Function
  Hello, I’m behavior therapists, can you talk about screaming? Can be sensory or automatic reinforcement because no reason for that.
 23:13 My daughter is currently in class for Autism and dyslexia formality and her professor is playing videos on how this works. His suggestion is a sensory room. What if you only have one room and an Autistic student main streamed with 30 other students. What can a teacher do to help that one?
 25:56 How do we know when its time for aba to be over over?
 How do we know when its time for aba to be over over? My 6 year old has mastered almost all of the vb-mapp testing and we are talking about graduating her from aba but I am afraid of that change, as you just discussed. Our BCBA has told us to continue parent training for remaining behaviors and look into social skills classes or other group activities because those would help more than 1-1 adult therapy.
 37:08 My 4-yo is doing well w language but he still sometimes zones out. Bc of Covid we haven't had an in-person eval. Could this be ADHD or is it autism making shifting attention tough? How to work on this?
 45:25 My son was diagnosed with mild autism at the age of four. He is nine but he does not talk . Is there any chance he will ever talk, if yes what advice you can give.
 48:11 I think I might be autistic but idk for sure
 I am so exhausted and tired, and I don’t wanna hurt myself, but it seems like the only thing. The way I stim is by skinpicking my scalp and it sounds bad I don’t know, and I am in a horrible situation and I try to cope by eating. Also, I asked this on another post but are there any autistic advocacy groups that aren’t ravist? I am so scared, and I don’t even know if I will. Am I weak? It feels wrong to be this vulnerable online cause I am scared someone will use it against me but why is the world so horrible to autistics like the fact that stuff like (tw aba therapy mention) aba therapy is legal and doctors you can’t even trust doctors and the thing is diagnosis is so biased, so it is so hard to find others locally. People are just so, and I am so. I feel like everything I say will be taken the wrong way and even when I trust myself in a situation and I handle it in the moment it still replays in my mind and I don’t know what to do. Can you even be yourself when you’re in hell? I have a nonspeaking autistic sibling and it’s so much worse for him and I don’t know what to do. Also, I hate it when people ask me how I am then asking why all these terrible things are happening as if there is a reason justifiable enough. When someone asks me why my heart breaks because it means I have lost another person I could trust. And I don’t hate being autistic, but my mind is so messy I don’t even know how I am. It seems so normal to me but the fact that it’s not to others is just so. I mean listen I don’t get it. One time I did something i thought was normal (I knocked and asked if her water was working because she lives close by and my water does not work) and this lady I barely knew messaged my neighbor and called me “crazy” also I told her how old I was I am like a teen and she is a grown woman. I know I should trust but I have so much to lose if I trust the wrong person. If I hear another blame, I do not deserve I don’t think my mind will cope. I will have to forget everything though it feels like I already have. I mean I will endure but how much will that matter if the pain swallows itself with other parts of my brain I need.
 55:32
 Greetings doctor. My 10 year old son has high functioning autism. He's starting to realize that he is in a special day class and that he is different from the other kids. I'm worried about how this will affect his psyche and how he see's himself. Any advice would be helpful.
Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_Podcast_Video_9-8-21.mp4
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Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders is back to answer viewer questions about dealing with change, automatic function vs sensory function and more! Check it out!
 
6:36 Dealing with Change
 here is a question, hope its a good one. one of my favorite restaurants is closing soon permanently. i am handling the change well. but how can i handle it better. and I want this to help everyone.
 15:35 Screaming & Automatic Functions Vs. Sensory Function
  Hello, I’m behavior therapists, can you talk about screaming? Can be sensory or automatic reinforcement because no reason for that.
 23:13 My daughter is currently in class for Autism and dyslexia formality and her professor is playing videos on how this works. His suggestion is a sensory room. What if you only have one room and an Autistic student main streamed with 30 other students. What can a teacher do to help that one?
 25:56 How do we know when its time for aba to be over over?
 How do we know when its time for aba to be over over? My 6 year old has mastered almost all of the vb-mapp testing and we are talking about graduating her from aba but I am afraid of that change, as you just discussed. Our BCBA has told us to continue parent training for remaining behaviors and look into social skills classes or other group activities because those would help more than 1-1 adult therapy.
 37:08 My 4-yo is doing well w language but he still sometimes zones out. Bc of Covid we haven't had an in-person eval. Could this be ADHD or is it autism making shifting attention tough? How to work on this?
 45:25 My son was diagnosed with mild autism at the age of four. He is nine but he does not talk . Is there any chance he will ever talk, if yes what advice you can give.
 48:11 I think I might be autistic but idk for sure
 I am so exhausted and tired, and I don’t wanna hurt myself, but it seems like the only thing. The way I stim is by skinpicking my scalp and it sounds bad I don’t know, and I am in a horrible situation and I try to cope by eating. Also, I asked this on another post but are there any autistic advocacy groups that aren’t ravist? I am so scared, and I don’t even know if I will. Am I weak? It feels wrong to be this vulnerable online cause I am scared someone will use it against me but why is the world so horrible to autistics like the fact that stuff like (tw aba therapy mention) aba therapy is legal and doctors you can’t even trust doctors and the thing is diagnosis is so biased, so it is so hard to find others locally. People are just so, and I am so. I feel like everything I say will be taken the wrong way and even when I trust myself in a situation and I handle it in the moment it still replays in my mind and I don’t know what to do. Can you even be yourself when you’re in hell? I have a nonspeaking autistic sibling and it’s so much worse for him and I don’t know what to do. Also, I hate it when people ask me how I am then asking why all these terrible things are happening as if there is a reason justifiable enough. When someone asks me why my heart breaks because it means I have lost another person I could trust. And I don’t hate being autistic, but my mind is so messy I don’t even know how I am. It seems so normal to me but the fact that it’s not to others is just so. I mean listen I don’t get it. One time I did something i thought was normal (I knocked and asked if her water was working because she lives close by and my water does not work) and this lady I barely knew messaged my neighbor and called me “crazy” also I told her how old I was I am like a teen and she is a grown woman. I know I should trust but I have so much to lose if I trust the wrong person. If I hear another blame, I do not deserve I don’t think my mind will cope. I will have to forget everything though it feels like I already have. I mean I will endure but how much will that matter if the pain swallows itself with other parts of my brain I need.
 55:32
 Greetings doctor. My 10 year old son has high functioning autism. He's starting to realize that he is in a special day class and that he is different from the other kids. I'm worried about how this will affect his psyche and how he see's himself. Any advice would be helpful.
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Nancy Aslpaugh, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, Let’s Talk Autism, Autism News, Autism mother, Autism parents, news, parents of children on the autism spectrum, autistic children, children with autism, parents, parenting

Validating autism subtypes: A Crucial but Often Overlooked Step in Research https://www.spectrumnews.org/opinion/validating-autism-subtypes-a-crucial-but-often-overlooked-step-in-research/

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Nancy Aslpaugh, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, Let’s Talk Autism, Autism News, Autism mother, Autism parents, news, parents of children on the autism spectrum, autistic children, children with autism, parents, parenting

Validating autism subtypes: A Crucial but Often Overlooked Step in Research https://www.spectrumnews.org/opinion/validating-autism-subtypes-a-crucial-but-often-overlooked-step-in-research/

Direct download: Lets_Talk_Autism_9-3-21_Podcast.mp4
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Our host Shannon Penrod explains what Random Rotation is in autism jargon terms before being joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights! This time Shannon and Bonnie discuss several topics pertaining to students going back to school during COVID-19. You won’t want to miss these valuable insights from two professionals that have not only dealt with this on their own from a parent’s perspective but from a professional one as well.

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-2-21_Podcast.mp4
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Our host Shannon Penrod explains what Random Rotation is in autism jargon terms before being joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights! This time Shannon and Bonnie discuss several topics pertaining to students going back to school during COVID-19. You won’t want to miss these valuable insights from two professionals that have not only dealt with this on their own from a parent’s perspective but from a professional one as well.

Direct download: Autism_Live_9-2-21_Podcast_Audio.mp3
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Don't miss the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders answering viewer questions again for Ask Dr. Doreen! Dr. Doreen and Shannon discuss Anxiety, ADHD, ABA therapy and more in this episode!

12:17 Will my Child Benefit from ABA Therapy?

Hi Dr. Doreen, My kid is Diagnosed with high functioning autism, will she benefit from ABA therapy, play therapy. Thanks for suggestion/advice.

14:09 How do you differentiate between a "loss" and a tragedy"?

15:41 HSP & Social Anxiety

So I'm 18yo female and I have been months searching about autism and I'm pretty sure that I am autistic myself, and I feel so validated and relieved always that I hear experiences from other autistic people, but since March I had a depressive episode (which probably was caused by a burnout because I just finished high school and started University immediately) and started therapy with a psychologist, I reunited all of my efforts and asked her if I could be on the spectrum and she told me to reunite all of the traits I think make me part of the spectrum, when she read the list, she only said I was a HSP with social anxiety... This is what she told me when we just met, and she said that she doesn't like diagnosis because she believes it can make people restrict themselves to their diagnosis, I don't know how to feel, I can't stop crying while I write all of this, what should I do? Maybe I'm not autistic and just believe it to make myself feel better?

27:54 Is it Natural Behavior for Children to Throw Tantrums & Cry with ABA Therapy?

Follow up: From various forum I read that ABA therapy involve placing instructions and some kids get very upset and tend to tantrum, cry. Is that a natural behavior any advice for parents?

37:30

I have been told I have HFA, I have worked in a laboratory as a Metrologist (scientist) and I have gotten bored. I have decided to become a lawyer. I am in process of doing this. I am finding this boring as well. My therapist told me that career change is typical however, I am having trouble sticking to it. is this HFA or my autism. I find it easy... just like school when I was younger 😴 (also I feel too embarrassed to tell my therapist because I don't want her to think she isn't helpful to me. because she is helpful) (Sometimes I don't tell her I have had a bad day because I feel like she would be upset.) ✅ ok I'm done. (36/f) Is this talk about low functioning autism? Are there cultural queues noted for nonverbal autism children or adolescent girls in particular?

40:55 What programs should I tell my supervisor to look into?

Hello gorgeous ladies. Had a question I don’t think that my child 11 sees the difference between adults and kids. For example when he talks to little kids the expectation is for them to talk back to him 🤦🏻‍♀‍how do we know how he perceives himself. What programs should I tell my supervisor to look into?

46:17 Autism & ADHD

I have an extremely bright, but stubborn 8-year old boy with a new diagnosis of ASD level 2. One of our struggles is his hyperactivity (fast moving, loud talking, acting silly, not listening). We see it a lot at home and school was reporting issues with it at the end of last year. He gets a lot of exercise during the summer, but school is starting soon, and I know that it will be more difficult. Should we wait or be proactive and have him take movement breaks during his day? Also, he refuses to do any calming activity or swinging in his special swing. How do we convince him it will help regulate him? I 'm grateful for your show.

Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_Podcast_9-1-2021.mp3
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Don't miss the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders answering viewer questions again for Ask Dr. Doreen! Dr. Doreen and Shannon discuss Anxiety, ADHD, ABA therapy and more in this episode!

12:17 Will my Child Benefit from ABA Therapy?

Hi Dr. Doreen, My kid is Diagnosed with high functioning autism, will she benefit from ABA therapy, play therapy. Thanks for suggestion/advice.

14:09 How do you differentiate between a "loss" and a tragedy"?

15:41 HSP & Social Anxiety

So I'm 18yo female and I have been months searching about autism and I'm pretty sure that I am autistic myself, and I feel so validated and relieved always that I hear experiences from other autistic people, but since March I had a depressive episode (which probably was caused by a burnout because I just finished high school and started University immediately) and started therapy with a psychologist, I reunited all of my efforts and asked her if I could be on the spectrum and she told me to reunite all of the traits I think make me part of the spectrum, when she read the list, she only said I was a HSP with social anxiety... This is what she told me when we just met, and she said that she doesn't like diagnosis because she believes it can make people restrict themselves to their diagnosis, I don't know how to feel, I can't stop crying while I write all of this, what should I do? Maybe I'm not autistic and just believe it to make myself feel better?

27:54 Is it Natural Behavior for Children to Throw Tantrums & Cry with ABA Therapy?

Follow up: From various forum I read that ABA therapy involve placing instructions and some kids get very upset and tend to tantrum, cry. Is that a natural behavior any advice for parents?

37:30

I have been told I have HFA, I have worked in a laboratory as a Metrologist (scientist) and I have gotten bored. I have decided to become a lawyer. I am in process of doing this. I am finding this boring as well. My therapist told me that career change is typical however, I am having trouble sticking to it. is this HFA or my autism. I find it easy... just like school when I was younger 😴 (also I feel too embarrassed to tell my therapist because I don't want her to think she isn't helpful to me. because she is helpful) (Sometimes I don't tell her I have had a bad day because I feel like she would be upset.) ✅ ok I'm done. (36/f) Is this talk about low functioning autism? Are there cultural queues noted for nonverbal autism children or adolescent girls in particular?

40:55 What programs should I tell my supervisor to look into?

Hello gorgeous ladies. Had a question I don’t think that my child 11 sees the difference between adults and kids. For example when he talks to little kids the expectation is for them to talk back to him 🤦🏻‍♀‍how do we know how he perceives himself. What programs should I tell my supervisor to look into?

46:17 Autism & ADHD

I have an extremely bright, but stubborn 8-year old boy with a new diagnosis of ASD level 2. One of our struggles is his hyperactivity (fast moving, loud talking, acting silly, not listening). We see it a lot at home and school was reporting issues with it at the end of last year. He gets a lot of exercise during the summer, but school is starting soon, and I know that it will be more difficult. Should we wait or be proactive and have him take movement breaks during his day? Also, he refuses to do any calming activity or swinging in his special swing. How do we convince him it will help regulate him? I 'm grateful for your show.

 

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On this episode of Let's Talk Autism, our hosts Shannon Penrod gets into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMFT, about the feelings, frustrations and realities of not having access to enough quality ABA – whether it is because of living in a country with no funding or because of a BT shortage.

Links:

https://www.spectrumnews.org/.../large-study-strengthens.../

http://www.buffalo.edu/.../2021/08/autism-pitch-song.html

https://www.spectrumnews.org/.../genetic-roots-of-sleep.../

https://www.disabilityscoop.com/.../google.../29435/

 

 

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In this one our host Shannon covers Generalization for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Millie Quiñones-Dunlap, a New York State Certified Teacher/Librarian for twenty years and is also currently working on her memoir, “Through the Eyes of a Bronx Girl.” Check it out!

Direct download: Autism_Live_8-16-2021_Podcast.mp4
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In this one our host Shannon covers Generalization for the jargon of the day before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Millie Quiñones-Dunlap, a New York State Certified Teacher/Librarian for twenty years and is also currently working on her memoir, “Through the Eyes of a Bronx Girl.” Check it out!

Direct download: Autism_Live_8-16-2021_Podcast_Audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

On this episode of Let's Talk Autism, our hosts Shannon Penrod gets into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMFT, about the feelings, frustrations and realities of not having access to enough quality ABA – whether it is because of living in a country with no funding or because of a BT shortage.

Links:

https://www.spectrumnews.org/.../large-study-strengthens.../

http://www.buffalo.edu/.../2021/08/autism-pitch-song.html

https://www.spectrumnews.org/.../genetic-roots-of-sleep.../

https://www.disabilityscoop.com/.../google.../29435/

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Join us for this episode of Ask Evelyn Kung! Write in and ask the Clinical Director for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders YOUR autism question!

8:35 What is Evelyn Kung's Advice on Masks?

here is a quickie, hopefully this isn’t a silly question. with the us department of education's recent ruling on masks. what is Dr. Kung's advice on this

 

19:16 Dealing with Mask Related Obstacles

My daughter did the whole year in the hospitals and never got over the mask issue. It caused her both sensory and panic attacks, so just added one more obstacle to her already stressful day. But nobody said they couldn't wear them. It's a CHOICE!

 

26:58 Teenagers & Tantrums

My son is 14 and has autism. He has an attitude to everything and still throws fists. What should I do? Like he is 2 or 3.

 

47:03 Refusing Schedule and Regulation

My daughter has many visuals and schedules and aids, but she continues to “refuse” to use them. If they are working for her, she seems to get bothered that it is working and that her “code” has been cracked. So, she will have a behavior that could have been avoided if she had stuck to the schedule, but she seems to be “looking” for reasons to be miserable. And can’t stand to function without the misery. So, being organized and regulated seems to make her dis-regulated, if that makes sense? I just don’t know what to do about it. We have tried ABA, CBT, and DBT. She is 15 and this problem has existed from the start. She did 2 residential settings. She does so well in the “structured” the rules are the rules, and no outside stressors are added that she always “graduates” in 30 days. She can tell you the rules she does awful at the Point of Performance. She unwinds too quick, and her negative self-talk takes over too quick in the real world. It's very hard to watch and work through.

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Join us for this episode of Ask Evelyn Kung, where the clinical director for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders answers autism questions that our viewers have written in. Check it out!

8:35 What is Evelyn Kung's Advice on Masks?

here is a quickie, hopefully this isn’t a silly question. with the us department of education's recent ruling on masks. what is Dr. Kung's advice on this

 

19:16 Dealing with Mask Related Obstacles

My daughter did the whole year in the hospitals and never got over the mask issue. It caused her both sensory and panic attacks, so just added one more obstacle to her already stressful day. But nobody said they couldn't wear them. It's a CHOICE!

 

26:58 Teenagers & Tantrums

My son is 14 and has autism. He has an attitude to everything and still throws fists. What should I do? Like he is 2 or 3.

 

47:03 Refusing Schedule and Regulation

My daughter has many visuals and schedules and aids, but she continues to “refuse” to use them. If they are working for her, she seems to get bothered that it is working and that her “code” has been cracked. So, she will have a behavior that could have been avoided if she had stuck to the schedule, but she seems to be “looking” for reasons to be miserable. And can’t stand to function without the misery. So, being organized and regulated seems to make her dis-regulated, if that makes sense? I just don’t know what to do about it. We have tried ABA, CBT, and DBT. She is 15 and this problem has existed from the start. She did 2 residential settings. She does so well in the “structured” the rules are the rules, and no outside stressors are added that she always “graduates” in 30 days. She can tell you the rules she does awful at the Point of Performance. She unwinds too quick, and her negative self-talk takes over too quick in the real world. It's very hard to watch and work through.

Direct download: Ask_Evelyn_Kung_8-11-2021_Podcast.mp3
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This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our hosts discuss autism news before interviewing actor and autism advocate George Steeves to talk about his new show, what the pandemic has been like for him as an artist and more! Check it out! Links below!

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This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our hosts discuss autism news before interviewing actor and autism advocate George Steeves to talk about his new show, what the pandemic has been like for him as an artist and more! Check it out! Links below!

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This episode of Ask Dr. Doreen features questions from viewers about letting go of frustrating emotions, a 13 year old putting foreign objects in his ears and much more! Tune in to see how the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders answers these questions!
 
 4:36 Letting Go
 I need help from Dr. Doreen pronto. my vacation got postponed due to a family member testing positive for COVID. he is quarantining out of state for ten days. I went into complete meltdown and had to take 2 doses of my anti-anxiety drug. I’m holding a grudge against that relative right now. he doesn't wear masks, he didn't get his COVID shot, and I think he got COVID that a way. please help me. and no, that relative is not on the spectrum. please help Dr. Doreen my mom needs it.
 
 13:10 Does Florida have CARD and good resources?
 Hi Dr. Doreen just asking does Florida have CARD and good resources if I think of moving
 
 16:55 Is it a Bad Idea to Work at a Casino with Jacobson Syndrome w/ High Functioning and a Heat Condition?
 I have 11q Jacobson Syndrome with High functioning and a heart condition is working at a casino a good thing
 I had the bleeding when I was little doing ok now Ms. Doreen. I notice special needs workers there to with job coaching
 
 22:37 Help with a 13 y/o Putting Foreign Objects in his Ears
 My son is 13 y/o & has been putting foreign object in his ears. I assumed he is bored & need this extra sensory input. He likes to put the volume of his iPad so loud & scratch his ears after. We’ve been in & out of the hospital to get it removed because he needed to be sedated for this. Badly needed help pls.
 
 25:38 Help with a 13 y/o Putting Foreign Objects in his Ears (cont'd)
 It was not an ear infection. Pedia & ENT has been aware of this. He can’t tolerate headphones either. It was not an ear infection. Pedia & ENT has been aware of this. He can’t tolerate headphones either. He likes the vibration of the loud noise in his ear that’s why he scratches his ears.
 
 33:02 Teaching Advanced Emotions Like Embarrassment
 Hello Dr. Doreen and Shannon. How to teach the child advanced emotion like embarrassment. I am using SKILLS. What are the prerequisite skills required to teach this advanced emotion? thanks.
 
 40:08 where can I start now that he is 19?
 This is for next time Dr. Doreen is on :) I've been listening to your podcast for a while and I'm almost depressed that it wasn't around when my son was small.  He 19 now and I'm starting to feel regret that I never tried the interventions you talk about back when he was first diagnosed. I think I put all our eggs in one basket with the school therapies.  (ABA OT Speech) My question is where can I start now that he is 19? How would I find someone to help guide us in Worcester, MA... central Massachusetts? Is there a registry of Doctors that can help? Do we start with gf/cf? I know you can't give individual advice but in general, is that where people would try to start? Thanks so much for any input! Also, thank you for all that you do!
 
 45:53 Teaching Advanced Emotions Like Embarrassment (cont'd)
 he is not feeling shy to change clothes in front of us at home. He is 9 years old.
 
 47:55 Does a diagnosis from UAE qualify for services in the USA?
 Hi Dr. Doreen, I will be moving to Chicago from UAE soon. I would like to know if a diagnosis from UAE qualifies for services in the USA or we have to get in line again.

If not, can when pay for a private diagnosis in USA and not get in line? I will be getting insurance with Cigna.

Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_Podcast_8-4-2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 8:49am PDT

This episode of Ask Dr. Doreen features questions from viewers about letting go of frustrating emotions, a 13 year old putting foreign objects in his ears and much more! Tune in to see how the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders answers these questions!
 
 4:36 Letting Go
 I need help from Dr. Doreen pronto. my vacation got postponed due to a family member testing positive for COVID. he is quarantining out of state for ten days. I went into complete meltdown and had to take 2 doses of my anti-anxiety drug. I’m holding a grudge against that relative right now. he doesn't wear masks, he didn't get his COVID shot, and I think he got COVID that a way. please help me. and no, that relative is not on the spectrum. please help Dr. Doreen my mom needs it.
 
 13:10 Does Florida have CARD and good resources?
 Hi Dr. Doreen just asking does Florida have CARD and good resources if I think of moving
 
 16:55 Is it a Bad Idea to Work at a Casino with Jacobson Syndrome w/ High Functioning and a Heat Condition?
 I have 11q Jacobson Syndrome with High functioning and a heart condition is working at a casino a good thing
 I had the bleeding when I was little doing ok now Ms. Doreen. I notice special needs workers there to with job coaching
 
 22:37 Help with a 13 y/o Putting Foreign Objects in his Ears
 My son is 13 y/o & has been putting foreign object in his ears. I assumed he is bored & need this extra sensory input. He likes to put the volume of his iPad so loud & scratch his ears after. We’ve been in & out of the hospital to get it removed because he needed to be sedated for this. Badly needed help pls.
 
 25:38 Help with a 13 y/o Putting Foreign Objects in his Ears (cont'd)
 It was not an ear infection. Pedia & ENT has been aware of this. He can’t tolerate headphones either. It was not an ear infection. Pedia & ENT has been aware of this. He can’t tolerate headphones either. He likes the vibration of the loud noise in his ear that’s why he scratches his ears.
 
 33:02 Teaching Advanced Emotions Like Embarrassment
 Hello Dr. Doreen and Shannon. How to teach the child advanced emotion like embarrassment. I am using SKILLS. What are the prerequisite skills required to teach this advanced emotion? thanks.
 
 40:08 where can I start now that he is 19?
 This is for next time Dr. Doreen is on :) I've been listening to your podcast for a while and I'm almost depressed that it wasn't around when my son was small.  He 19 now and I'm starting to feel regret that I never tried the interventions you talk about back when he was first diagnosed. I think I put all our eggs in one basket with the school therapies.  (ABA OT Speech) My question is where can I start now that he is 19? How would I find someone to help guide us in Worcester, MA... central Massachusetts? Is there a registry of Doctors that can help? Do we start with gf/cf? I know you can't give individual advice but in general, is that where people would try to start? Thanks so much for any input! Also, thank you for all that you do!
 
 45:53 Teaching Advanced Emotions Like Embarrassment (cont'd)
 he is not feeling shy to change clothes in front of us at home. He is 9 years old.
 
 47:55 Does a diagnosis from UAE qualify for services in the USA?
 Hi Dr. Doreen, I will be moving to Chicago from UAE soon. I would like to know if a diagnosis from UAE qualifies for services in the USA or we have to get in line again.

If not, can when pay for a private diagnosis in USA and not get in line? I will be getting insurance with Cigna.

Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_Podcast_8-4-2021.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 8:49am PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers Automatic Reinforcement for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Licensed psychologist Dr. Leonard Felder, who has written 15 books about dealing with family tensions and staying mindful and compassionate even when things are very stressful. Tune in to watch and listen to this insightful discussion.

Where to Watch Autism Live

#AutismJargon #AutismParents #Behavior

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In this one our host Shannon covers Automatic Reinforcement for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Licensed psychologist Dr. Leonard Felder, who has written 15 books about dealing with family tensions and staying mindful and compassionate even when things are very stressful. Tune in to watch and listen to this insightful discussion.

#AutismJargon #AutismParents #Behavior

Where to Watch Autism Live

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On this episode of Let's Talk Autism, our hosts Shannon Penrod gets into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMFT, to discuss COVID fatigue and more!. Check it out!

 

12:52 Autism News: ‘Prison Break’ Star Wentworth Miller Reveals He Has Autism

25:18 Autism News: University of Iowa autism research center launches amid growing diagnosis concerns

27:44 Autism News: California teen robotics team creates mobile app for kids with autism to become more engaged

34:11 Vince Redmond LMFT COVID Fatigue

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On this episode of Let's Talk Autism, our hosts Shannon Penrod gets into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMFT, to discuss COVID fatigue and more!. Check it out!

 

12:52 Autism News: ‘Prison Break’ Star Wentworth Miller Reveals He Has Autism

25:18 Autism News: University of Iowa autism research center launches amid growing diagnosis concerns

27:44 Autism News: California teen robotics team creates mobile app for kids with autism to become more engaged

34:11 Vince Redmond LMFT COVID Fatigue

Direct download: LTA_7-30-21_podcast.mp4
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In this one our host Shannon covers Escape-Maintained Behavior for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates! Don't miss it!

 

#AutismJargon #AutismParents #Behavior

Direct download: Autism_Live_7-29-21_Podcast.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers Escape-Maintained Behavior for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates! Don't miss it!

#AutismJargon #AutismParents #Behavior

Direct download: Autism_Live_7-29-21_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host discusses a teenager who got his ROTC scholarship rescinded after discovering his autism diagnosis before being joined by the research coordinator for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders to discuss recent findings!

Direct download: Autism_Live_7-23-21_Podcast.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host discusses a teenager who got his ROTC scholarship rescinded after discovering his autism diagnosis before being joined by the research coordinator for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders to discuss recent findings!

Direct download: LTA_7-23-21_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers FBA for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates! Don't miss it!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_7-22-21.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers FBA for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates! Don't miss it!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_7-22-21.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Watch/Listen as our host responds to autism questions with the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh!
 
9:18 With events of catatonic My teenage x 2 in last 3 years Is this a medical problem or medication related?
 11:22 Negative Self-Talk
  Good morning. My 13 year old son uses a lot of negative self talk...I'm terrible at this. I failed! I'm the worst one...etc. We've tried ignoring it because I think he does it for attention, but he still says negative statements about himself all the time. I actually think he likes to say them. What else can we do?
 20:37 What is a good medication for anxiety
 I am Trying to get away from medications and trying THC w/ CBD, but I don’t want to prevent myself from getting a job either
 It’s unfortunate that social media isn’t helping. It’s better to have a face to face conversation
 30:22 Trying New Foods
  My daughter is on the spectrum (she’s almost 7) and I can not get her to try new foods without a complete meltdown. She will scream, cry and throw the food. If I do get her to try something new, she’ll automatically gag and spit it out. She only eats crunchy textures (chips, dry cereal, crackers, pretzels) and other sugary junk foods. How can I get her to try new things? I’ve taken her to the doctors (more than once) and that did nothing… the doctor wanted her to try new foods with her there (the same thing I’ve tried) but charged almost $200 to do it each time so I canceled. Any advice would be appreciated.
 39:12 The child follows what the mother puts before her… remove chips and any sugars, the child should be introduced to a different diet.
 45:45 Potty Training (Prompting)
 Hi. My 8 year old son with Autism will only poop if I tell him to sit on the toilet. If I don't, he will hold it and I will eventually have to give him something to help him go and it's usually a disaster. How to get him to be independent? He goes to regular ed school and does well academically.
 48:07 My child is 3. As we move towards the fall, she would move towards intensive ABA or have him go to school?
 55:27 Is it worth it to try the Gluten Free Casein Free Diet?
 I have a 4 year old diagnosed with autism who has dark circles underneath his eyes, is it worth it to try the GFCF diet? Are we risking anything by trying it?
Direct download: Autism_Live_July_21_2021.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Watch/Listen as our host responds to autism questions with the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh!
 
9:18 With events of catatonic My teenage x 2 in last 3 years Is this a medical problem or medication related?
 11:22 Negative Self-Talk
  Good morning. My 13 year old son uses a lot of negative self talk...I'm terrible at this. I failed! I'm the worst one...etc. We've tried ignoring it because I think he does it for attention, but he still says negative statements about himself all the time. I actually think he likes to say them. What else can we do?
 20:37 What is a good medication for anxiety
 I am Trying to get away from medications and trying THC w/ CBD, but I don’t want to prevent myself from getting a job either
 It’s unfortunate that social media isn’t helping. It’s better to have a face to face conversation
 30:22 Trying New Foods
  My daughter is on the spectrum (she’s almost 7) and I can not get her to try new foods without a complete meltdown. She will scream, cry and throw the food. If I do get her to try something new, she’ll automatically gag and spit it out. She only eats crunchy textures (chips, dry cereal, crackers, pretzels) and other sugary junk foods. How can I get her to try new things? I’ve taken her to the doctors (more than once) and that did nothing… the doctor wanted her to try new foods with her there (the same thing I’ve tried) but charged almost $200 to do it each time so I canceled. Any advice would be appreciated.
 39:12 The child follows what the mother puts before her… remove chips and any sugars, the child should be introduced to a different diet.
 45:45 Potty Training (Prompting)
 Hi. My 8 year old son with Autism will only poop if I tell him to sit on the toilet. If I don't, he will hold it and I will eventually have to give him something to help him go and it's usually a disaster. How to get him to be independent? He goes to regular ed school and does well academically.
 48:07 My child is 3. As we move towards the fall, she would move towards intensive ABA or have him go to school?
 55:27 Is it worth it to try the Gluten Free Casein Free Diet?
 I have a 4 year old diagnosed with autism who has dark circles underneath his eyes, is it worth it to try the GFCF diet? Are we risking anything by trying it?
Direct download: Autism_Live_July_21_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Big episode planned for today! First, Shannon covers "Function of Behavior" for the jargon of the day! and then an interview from Bilingual award winning recording artist for kids and families, Twinkle Time! Don't miss it!!

website : https://twinkletimeandfriends.com

Insta : https://www.instagram.com/twinkletimeandfriends

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/twinkletimeandfriends

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TwinkleTime/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TwinkleTime

Spotify: TwinkleTime

Tik Tok : ItsTwinkle Time

Direct download: Autism_Live_7-21-2021.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Big episode planned for today! First, Shannon covers "Function of Behavior" for the jargon of the day! and then an interview from Bilingual award winning recording artist for kids and families, Twinkle Time! Don't miss it!!

website : https://twinkletimeandfriends.com

Insta : https://www.instagram.com/twinkletimeandfriends

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/twinkletimeandfriends

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TwinkleTime/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TwinkleTime

Spotify: TwinkleTime

Tik Tok : ItsTwinkle Time

Direct download: Autism_Live_7-19-2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this episode of Autism Live, our host Shannon Penrod discusses what Mastery is for the autism jargon of the day! After that, Shannon asks the audience the question of the day before discussing the topic of the week! Then Autism Live has its first ever Ask Me Anything with Shannon Penrod!

#AutismSpectrumDisorder #AutismParenting #AMA

Direct download: Autism_Live_July_15_2021_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this episode of Autism Live, our host Shannon Penrod discusses what Mastery is for the autism jargon of the day! After that, Shannon asks the audience the question of the day before discussing the topic of the week! Then Autism Live has its first ever Ask Me Anything with Shannon Penrod!

#AutismSpectrumDisorder #AutismParenting #AMA

Direct download: Autism_Live_July_15_2021_Podcast_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us again for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen! Dr. Doreen answers viewer questions about school refusal, mouthing, aggression and more, tune in!

1:05 School Refusal

Can you please talk about how to deal with school refusal – kids and teens who refuse to go to school, tantrum to get out of it, hide, etc.

11:28 Mouthing

How can I stop mouthing for a 3 year old who knows not to mouth but sneaks mouthing when you are not looking. Mouths squishy toys and hard plastic objects BCBA recommended "chewlery" allowing child to Bite that then fading it but advised could take a long time to fade Said there is no other sensory outlet for mouthing than providing a chew toy, crunchy foods, and toothbrush. I have been blocking the behavior and verbal “no”

18:05 Aggressive Teenagers

What's the best way to deal with aggression in a teenager? My son’s automatic reaction is to hit out when things don't go his way. He instantly regrets it, it's just an automatic response to anything he feels is unfair. Consequences escalate his behavior. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks.

20:32 Developmental Delay Vs Autism

Hi Dr. Doreen. I am living in the UAE and a mother of 2 year old identical twins. We first saw signs of autism at 13 months old. Given we don’t have any financial support through insurance - we did a lot of therapy ourselves and later hired a RBT. They are currently doing ABA 5 hours per week each. They have progressed really well. Can mand, tact, answer simple questions. Really good with academics - numbers alphabets - reading 3 letter words. They are still behind in social and play skills. Seeing their great progress and their ability to learn so quickly- I sometimes wonder if they are just developmentally delayed or is this autism? What is the possibility that they are just delayed.

29:08 How can I support family with caring for my son after my surgery in August. I will not be able to care for him for 2 weeks.

34:50 Potty Training Regression

5 year old regression in potty training. Do I have to start all over? He’s fighting hard to not go to the potty and going # 1 in his pants after being fully potty trained. When I say fighting hard I’m talking major protesting tantrums to not go to the potty, and then going in his pants

45:16 could it be it's difficulty to detoxifying because they have lack of good bacteria in the bowel? They should start to do tests on autistic individually because of the wide spectrum  and high level of iron would you suggest a specific diet? I tried t0 do a detoxifying diet but she was not eating at all.

51:36 (Response to the Potty Training Question)

Potty trained for a year, going by himself. Ever since school got out

He’s been doing this ever since school got out for summer

I think he wants both to control over his environment and he doesn’t want to stop what he’s doing

Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_Podcast_July_14_2021_podcast_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 8:35am PDT

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us again for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen! Dr. Doreen answers viewer questions about school refusal, mouthing, aggression and more, tune in!

 

1:05 School Refusal

Can you please talk about how to deal with school refusal – kids and teens who refuse to go to school, tantrum to get out of it, hide, etc.

11:28 Mouthing

How can I stop mouthing for a 3 year old who knows not to mouth but sneaks mouthing when you are not looking. Mouths squishy toys and hard plastic objects BCBA recommended "chewlery" allowing child to Bite that then fading it but advised could take a long time to fade Said there is no other sensory outlet for mouthing than providing a chew toy, crunchy foods, and toothbrush. I have been blocking the behavior and verbal “no”

18:05 Aggressive Teenagers

What's the best way to deal with aggression in a teenager? My son’s automatic reaction is to hit out when things don't go his way. He instantly regrets it, it's just an automatic response to anything he feels is unfair. Consequences escalate his behavior. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks.

20:32 Developmental Delay Vs Autism

Hi Dr. Doreen. I am living in the UAE and a mother of 2 year old identical twins. We first saw signs of autism at 13 months old. Given we don’t have any financial support through insurance - we did a lot of therapy ourselves and later hired a RBT. They are currently doing ABA 5 hours per week each. They have progressed really well. Can mand, tact, answer simple questions. Really good with academics - numbers alphabets - reading 3 letter words. They are still behind in social and play skills. Seeing their great progress and their ability to learn so quickly- I sometimes wonder if they are just developmentally delayed or is this autism? What is the possibility that they are just delayed.

29:08 How can I support family with caring for my son after my surgery in August. I will not be able to care for him for 2 weeks.

34:50 Potty Training Regression

5 year old regression in potty training. Do I have to start all over? He’s fighting hard to not go to the potty and going # 1 in his pants after being fully potty trained. When I say fighting hard I’m talking major protesting tantrums to not go to the potty, and then going in his pants

45:16 could it be it's difficulty to detoxifying because they have lack of good bacteria in the bowel? They should start to do tests on autistic individually because of the wide spectrum  and high level of iron would you suggest a specific diet? I tried t0 do a detoxifying diet but she was not eating at all.

51:36 (Response to the Potty Training Question)

Potty trained for a year, going by himself. Ever since school got out

He’s been doing this ever since school got out for summer

I think he wants both to control over his environment and he doesn’t want to stop what he’s doing

Direct download: Ask_Dr._Doreen_Podcast_July_14_2021_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 8:35am PDT

In this episode of Autism Live, our host Shannon Penrod discusses what extinction is for the autism jargon of the day! After that, Shannon interviews two incredibly talented actors from the hit Netflix show Atypical, Tal Anderson and Domonique Brown! Check it out! You won't want to miss this!

#Atypical #AutismSpectrumDisorder #AutisticActors

Links:

Trailer for Atypical Season 4

Tal Anderson's Instagram

Domonique Brown's Instagram

Atypical on Netflix

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_July_2_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this episode of Autism Live, our host Shannon Penrod discusses what extinction is for the autism jargon of the day! After that, Shannon interviews two incredibly talented actors from the hit Netflix show Atypical, Tal Anderson and Domonique Brown! Check it out! You won't want to miss this!

#Atypical #AutismSpectrumDisorder #AutisticActors

Links:

Trailer for Atypical Season 4

Tal Anderson's Instagram

Domonique Brown's Instagram

Atypical on Netflix

Direct download: Autism_Live_July_2_2021_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host cover autism news before being joined by Karen Nohelty, the Research Director for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, to discuss research on potty training! Check it out!

Links:

Student with Autism gets ROTC Scholarship Rescinded

Gofundme for Tracy Ridgeway

"Testing Guidlines" for Autistic Behaviors

Entrepreneur with Autism Starts a Successful "Unboxing" business

California State Attorney's Bill to Expand Access to Autism Treatment

 

Direct download: LTA_June_25_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

This time on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our host cover autism news before being joined by Karen Nohelty, the Research Director for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, to discuss research on potty training! Check it out!

Links:

Student with Autism gets ROTC Scholarship Rescinded

Gofundme for Tracy Ridgeway

"Testing Guidlines" for Autistic Behaviors

Entrepreneur with Autism Starts a Successful "Unboxing" business

California State Attorney's Bill to Expand Access to Autism Treatment

Direct download: LTA_June_25_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one, our host Shannon covers Errorless Learning for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions before having an interview with Autism Advocate and founder of Autism Rocks, Alex Lin! Check it out!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_24_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one, our host Shannon covers Errorless Learning for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions before having an interview with Autism Advocate and founder of Autism Rocks, Alex Lin! Check it out!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_24_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one, our host Shannon covers Errorless Learning for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions before having an interview with Autism Advocate and founder of Autism Rocks, Alex Lin! Check it out!

Direct download: Autism_Live_June_24_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Get Your Autism Questions Ready! It's time for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen! In these episodes, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us yet again to answer questions from viewers like YOU! Join us and comment your autism question or e-mail it to S.Penrod@autism-live.com and we will try to get to it in the future!

 

7:31 How can I know if my child is hurting if she can’t speak?

10:46 I have a 3.8 year old granddaughter that wants to scratch and scream at you. She will also hit you, how do we handle it?

26:12 Hi, I would like to thank Dr. Doreen for answering my question on hyperbaric chambers and redox reactions. It was so informative and helpful, I could listen to Dr. Doreen speak all day :) Would Dr. Doreen consider giving a crash course to BCBA's on all the biological aspects of treatment for Autism including diet, medications, exercises.... whatever is out there, I would love to know it to better help my clients. Thank you for an amazing show!

29:07 My 6 year old child on the spectrum doesn’t like when his 13 year old NT son touches his toys or any items. He tantrums and gets upset. He doesn’t like to share with his brother.

My son also gets upset and obsessed with his 13 year old brother’s feet. He gets upset when his brother has his feet uncovered (we’ve tried having my older son cover his feet.. not working

Also… I’m exhausted. I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel… it’s always something

40:39 Can you help me help my child who is 5 on the spectrum poops everywhere he is pee trained but struggling to get him to poop in the toilet.

44:54 Hello, My daughter has memory Issues, she forgets things easily, any suggestions? She usually forgets where she was going or what she was looking for.

50:57 My nephew is 7 years old on a spectrum, lives in Switzerland and has only few hours in a week of therapy. Dr Doreen, do you have your facility there or you know anyone so they can get proper therapy?

52:07 Skills and IBT, Parent useful strategies for your home

IBT educator E-Learning Modula Educator Behavior Management

55:07 We're new to ABA therapy, we were recommended by our child's psychologist with a newly opened ABA provider, but was told that the staff are not new and they are experienced who decided to build their own ABA. There's no review online yet about them but was told that there're no waiting list and there's staff available within the area for a child. Do you think we should trust and go for it? What do we need to consider regarding choosing a good ABA Provider for our child?

Direct download: Autism_Live_June_23_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Get Your Autism Questions Ready! It's time for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen! In these episodes, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us yet again to answer questions from viewers like YOU! Join us and comment your autism question or e-mail it to S.Penrod@autism-live.com and we will try to get to it in the future!

 

7:31 How can I know if my child is hurting if she can’t speak?

10:46 I have a 3.8 year old granddaughter that wants to scratch and scream at you. She will also hit you, how do we handle it?

26:12 Hi, I would like to thank Dr. Doreen for answering my question on hyperbaric chambers and redox reactions. It was so informative and helpful, I could listen to Dr. Doreen speak all day :) Would Dr. Doreen consider giving a crash course to BCBA's on all the biological aspects of treatment for Autism including diet, medications, exercises.... whatever is out there, I would love to know it to better help my clients. Thank you for an amazing show!

29:07 My 6 year old child on the spectrum doesn’t like when his 13 year old NT son touches his toys or any items. He tantrums and gets upset. He doesn’t like to share with his brother.

My son also gets upset and obsessed with his 13 year old brother’s feet. He gets upset when his brother has his feet uncovered (we’ve tried having my older son cover his feet.. not working

Also… I’m exhausted. I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel… it’s always something

40:39 Can you help me help my child who is 5 on the spectrum poops everywhere he is pee trained but struggling to get him to poop in the toilet.

44:54 Hello, My daughter has memory Issues, she forgets things easily, any suggestions? She usually forgets where she was going or what she was looking for.

50:57 My nephew is 7 years old on a spectrum, lives in Switzerland and has only few hours in a week of therapy. Dr Doreen, do you have your facility there or you know anyone so they can get proper therapy?

52:07 Skills and IBT, Parent useful strategies for your home

IBT educator E-Learning Modula Educator Behavior Management

55:07 We're new to ABA therapy, we were recommended by our child's psychologist with a newly opened ABA provider, but was told that the staff are not new and they are experienced who decided to build their own ABA. There's no review online yet about them but was told that there're no waiting list and there's staff available within the area for a child. Do you think we should trust and go for it? What do we need to consider regarding choosing a good ABA Provider for our child?

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_23_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

On this episode of Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our hosts Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson get into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMF, about Anxiety upon Re-entry to society. Check it out!

 

Links:

https://www.scarymommy.com/activities-teenagers-autism/

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/autism-prom-date-disability-students-families_n_60c5f8b3e4b0d27e3d04bfff

https://www.app.com/story/news/2021/06/15/nj-autism-rate-schools-education/7685008002/

https://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/news/20210514/elon-musk-is-it-aspergers-or-level-asd

Direct download: LTA_Podcast_June_18_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

On this episode of Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our hosts Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson get into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMF, about Anxiety upon Re-entry to society. Check it out!

 

Links:

https://www.scarymommy.com/activities-teenagers-autism/

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/autism-prom-date-disability-students-families_n_60c5f8b3e4b0d27e3d04bfff

https://www.app.com/story/news/2021/06/15/nj-autism-rate-schools-education/7685008002/

https://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/news/20210514/elon-musk-is-it-aspergers-or-level-asd

Direct download: LTA_June_18_2021_Podcast.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers Functional Pretend Play for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates, this time Bonnie discusses IEP, compensatory education and changes that have been made due to COVID!

Direct download: Autism_Live_June_17_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers Functional Pretend Play for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates, this time Bonnie discusses IEP, compensatory education and changes that have been made due to COVID!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_17_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Get Your Autism Questions Ready! It's time for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen! In these episodes, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us yet again to answer questions from viewers like YOU! Join us and comment your autism question or e-mail it to S.Penrod@autism-live.com and we will try to get to it in the future!

 

5:25 Would hyperbaric chambers be an effective method to assist individuals with autism?

I am a BCBA and frequently watch your show. I was listening to Dr. Doreen speak on June 9th regarding the possible link between toxins, the redox reaction, and autism (at the 59 minute mark). If I understood correctly, the toxins prevent the respiratory cycle from functioning optimally. If that is the case, would hyperbaric chambers be an effective method to assist individuals with autism? Thank you for a great and informative show!

20:20 Is the Skills Program for Adults on the Autism Spectrum as Well?

23:00 Free Training Modules Available on SkillsforAutism and IBehavioralTraining

Parent Useful Strategies for the home & Behavior Management

www.IbehavioralTraining.com

www.skillsforautism.com

27:00 compassion

Dr Ask Dr. Doreen, being recently diagnosed (in 2019) as High Functioning myself as an adult as well as ADHD, it would be beneficial for me throughout my life to have more compassionate people to work with me than harsh people especially in today’s world

31:32 My son is being denied his NROTC full scholarship.

My son is being denied his NROTC full scholarship. He’s very accomplished has overcome challenges and no longer meets criteria ASD. We need help

He’s actually been a guest here several years ago.

43:50 Is an ABA Center better than in home?

Is an ABA Center better than in home ? I’m trying to get ny son in a center but it’s a 50min drive.

47:41 Expressive Language

Hi. My son has a large vocabulary and his receptive language is really good. Understands almost everything we say. But he doesn’t use those words

52:20 My difficulty is to know what’s my Children’s suppose to know in his age.

Whats skills… he is 3 years old

Great in alphabet and Numbers In portuguese and English But don’t know cut papers etc.

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_16_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Get Your Autism Questions Ready! It's time for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen! In these episodes, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us yet again to answer questions from viewers like YOU! Join us and comment your autism question or e-mail it to S.Penrod@autism-live.com and we will try to get to it in the future!

 

5:25 Would hyperbaric chambers be an effective method to assist individuals with autism?

I am a BCBA and frequently watch your show. I was listening to Dr. Doreen speak on June 9th regarding the possible link between toxins, the redox reaction, and autism (at the 59 minute mark). If I understood correctly, the toxins prevent the respiratory cycle from functioning optimally. If that is the case, would hyperbaric chambers be an effective method to assist individuals with autism? Thank you for a great and informative show!

20:20 Is the Skills Program for Adults on the Autism Spectrum as Well?

23:00 Free Training Modules Available on SkillsforAutism and IBehavioralTraining

Parent Useful Strategies for the home & Behavior Management

www.IbehavioralTraining.com

www.skillsforautism.com

27:00 compassion

Dr Ask Dr. Doreen, being recently diagnosed (in 2019) as High Functioning myself as an adult as well as ADHD, it would be beneficial for me throughout my life to have more compassionate people to work with me than harsh people especially in today’s world

31:32 My son is being denied his NROTC full scholarship.

My son is being denied his NROTC full scholarship. He’s very accomplished has overcome challenges and no longer meets criteria ASD. We need help

He’s actually been a guest here several years ago.

43:50 Is an ABA Center better than in home?

Is an ABA Center better than in home ? I’m trying to get ny son in a center but it’s a 50min drive.

47:41 Expressive Language

Hi. My son has a large vocabulary and his receptive language is really good. Understands almost everything we say. But he doesn’t use those words

52:20 My difficulty is to know what’s my Children’s suppose to know in his age.

Whats skills… he is 3 years old

Great in alphabet and Numbers In portuguese and English But don’t know cut papers etc.

Direct download: Autism_Live_June_16_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us yet again for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen where Dr. Doreen answers questions from our viewers! 
Questions:
4:53 Hand-Biting I have son who is 10 years and he is having a lot of sensory issues. He bite his hand when he get frustrated or when demand is places. We tried chews and he hated them. He doesn’t like anything on his hand or his necklace.
 10:07 Systematic Desensitization & Phobias
 How can u ween my adult son off music earphones, they have become a crutch. But works for sensory issues when in the community. Also my son has a phobia of dogs all sizes limits our time in the community. Thank you.
 9:50 Rocking back and Forth
 He likes to rocks back and forth on the sofa (we replace that with rocking chair) .He doesn’t like anything on his hands or around his necklace (we tried chew tubes but he hates wearing any chews around His neck).He likes to throw thing and watch them and stim with his hands . He likes to Throw mud outside when he outside and all he wants to do is get the mud and throw that in backyard. We tried to replace with sand (different kind of) but it’s not working.
 22:04 How Can I Help My Roommate with Autism?
 I have a new roommate with autism. Extremely high functioning, however as an adult they need still a care taker in a sense. Cannot drive, really bad with money, super gullible...can't really cook. I've never lived with someone with autism, however my heart broke when they told me their story. I'm Caucasian, and they a person of color. Most of 2020 they were homeless and even caught COVID because of it. Couch surfing, they got sexually abuses by some they were staying with and others just took their social security money and EBT, all while calling them racial slurs to their face. Some people are truly disgusting. I have no interest in taking advantage of this human. They've been through enough and I certainly don't want to add to the list. The issue here is not only am I dealing with autism, I'm also dealing with PTSD from what they experienced in 2020. I'd like to help promote independence so one day they can live on their own, however also don't want to come off as cold, and I also don't want to coddle too much either. I'll happily take any advice I can get.
 31:41 Skills and IBT
 Parents Useful Strategies for the Home, Educator Behavior management. RBT 2.0 Training Course Skills Phone Number 8779754559 10% of Any Skills Products
 35:38 Hyper Fixation and Dependence of Routines
 how do I stop hyper fixation and dependence of routines. I just had a major major meltdown due to change of plans. How can this stop. I want to be there for my family and be normal but I hate this about myself. I’m in therapy now, I need ABA style intervention I think to stop this.
 44:34 Fireworks are a Huge problem for my 6 Year Old
 Fireworks are a huge problem with my 6 yro son. Should we stay in this 4th of July?
 50:44 What you should know about Senate Bill 358a (Oregon)
 52:47 My son is 7 years old and diagnosed with autism. I see your videos in YouTube and I want to know how to get registered for ABA training to help my son?
 55:49 Do you work virtually with families on the waiver?
 57:47 How do you explain the diagnosis to your child and when would they understand?
Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_9_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, the founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us yet again for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen where Dr. Doreen answers questions from our viewers! 
Questions:
4:53 Hand-Biting I have son who is 10 years and he is having a lot of sensory issues. He bite his hand when he get frustrated or when demand is places. We tried chews and he hated them. He doesn’t like anything on his hand or his necklace.
 10:07 Systematic Desensitization & Phobias
 How can u ween my adult son off music earphones, they have become a crutch. But works for sensory issues when in the community. Also my son has a phobia of dogs all sizes limits our time in the community. Thank you.
 9:50 Rocking back and Forth
 He likes to rocks back and forth on the sofa (we replace that with rocking chair) .He doesn’t like anything on his hands or around his necklace (we tried chew tubes but he hates wearing any chews around His neck).He likes to throw thing and watch them and stim with his hands . He likes to Throw mud outside when he outside and all he wants to do is get the mud and throw that in backyard. We tried to replace with sand (different kind of) but it’s not working.
 22:04 How Can I Help My Roommate with Autism?
 I have a new roommate with autism. Extremely high functioning, however as an adult they need still a care taker in a sense. Cannot drive, really bad with money, super gullible...can't really cook. I've never lived with someone with autism, however my heart broke when they told me their story. I'm Caucasian, and they a person of color. Most of 2020 they were homeless and even caught COVID because of it. Couch surfing, they got sexually abuses by some they were staying with and others just took their social security money and EBT, all while calling them racial slurs to their face. Some people are truly disgusting. I have no interest in taking advantage of this human. They've been through enough and I certainly don't want to add to the list. The issue here is not only am I dealing with autism, I'm also dealing with PTSD from what they experienced in 2020. I'd like to help promote independence so one day they can live on their own, however also don't want to come off as cold, and I also don't want to coddle too much either. I'll happily take any advice I can get.
 31:41 Skills and IBT
 Parents Useful Strategies for the Home, Educator Behavior management. RBT 2.0 Training Course Skills Phone Number 8779754559 10% of Any Skills Products
 35:38 Hyper Fixation and Dependence of Routines
 how do I stop hyper fixation and dependence of routines. I just had a major major meltdown due to change of plans. How can this stop. I want to be there for my family and be normal but I hate this about myself. I’m in therapy now, I need ABA style intervention I think to stop this.
 44:34 Fireworks are a Huge problem for my 6 Year Old
 Fireworks are a huge problem with my 6 yro son. Should we stay in this 4th of July?
 50:44 What you should know about Senate Bill 358a (Oregon)
 52:47 My son is 7 years old and diagnosed with autism. I see your videos in YouTube and I want to know how to get registered for ABA training to help my son?
 55:49 Do you work virtually with families on the waiver?
 57:47 How do you explain the diagnosis to your child and when would they understand?
Direct download: Autism_Live_June_9_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon interviews returning guests from the Ed Asner Family Center to discuss the 9th Annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament, and how they are raising much-needed funds for special needs families this Saturday! Check it out! Links below:

Poker with Ed

https://edasnerfamilycenter.org

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_8_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon interviews returning guests from the Ed Asner Family Center to discuss the 9th Annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament, and how they are raising much-needed funds for special needs families this Saturday! Check it out! Links below:

Poker with Ed

https://edasnerfamilycenter.org

 

Direct download: Autism_Live_June_8_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Mark Altieri the Senior Director of PPL joins our hosts to discuss Self-Determination, California's Self-Determination Program and more after Shannon and Nancy cover Autism News! Check it out! Links:

www.thecasdpnetwork.org

www.publicpartnerships.com

Direct download: Autism_Live_June_4_2021_1.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Mark Altieri the Senior Director of PPL joins our hosts to discuss Self-Determination, California's Self-Determination Program and more after Shannon and Nancy cover Autism News! Check it out! Links:

www.thecasdpnetwork.org

www.publicpartnerships.com

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_4_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers Food Selectivity for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week! Then, Shannon is joined by BCBA, Veronica HInojosa to discuss parenting with siblings and more!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_June_3_2021_audio.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

In this one our host Shannon covers Food Selectivity for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week! Then, Shannon is joined by BCBA, Veronica HInojosa to discuss parenting with siblings and more!

Direct download: Autism_Live_June_3_2021.mp4
Category:education -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Evelyn Kung, the Clinical Systems Manager for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us once again to discuss viewer questions. Check it out!

 

11:34 Reducing and Refraining Spitting: 3 year old non verbal son loves when you sing for him. He loves YouTube kids Cocomelon. He not given much screen time. When he does he spits on the iPad screen a lot. When you take it away from him and turn the show on TV he does the same thing. He does not always want chewy stixx or chewy necklace. He receives regular ABA, OT and speech services. Wondering if there other intervention procedures we could try to help him reduce or refrain from spitting?

17:48 Undesirable Tasks: Hello ladies.. how do I work on building the skill 'Sometimes I have to do things I don't want to do.' My 13 year old has it in his brain that except from school he doesn't need to do anything he doesn't like. For example, make his lunch, go outside and get fresh air, spend time with his family... We have let him have his way a few times and now he thinks that's how it always should be. He is very content sitting on the couch with his iPad. He is home schooled and doesn't have friends. He says no to almost every suggestion and we end up forcing him out of the house sometimes and he will say he had fun. We live in a beautiful state with lots to do!

29:51 Hand-Flapping: Hi. My son hand flaps only when he’s overly excited. What do I do for that?

32:39 Meltdowns: I have custody of my 11, almost 12, year old grandson. I'm having trouble helping him calm down when he's approaching meltdown. I see it coming and I start using my soft directive tone reminding him to breath and giving simple directions but he absolutely fights me and tells me he can't calm down. I sometimes walk away and give him space and time, or offer hugs but nothing is working. I try to catch it early but I'm failing. Any suggestions?

38:40 Meltdowns with Nonverbal Children: (In response to the answer to the previous question) What if child is nonverbal???

48:37 FREE IBT Courses Available Online: Parents: E-learning Parent Communication and Socialization + RBT 2.0 Training course free to parents on a case by case basis Educators: The Social Environment

51:55 Finger Sucking: How do it get my child to not suck his fingers ??. He is 8 years old and this is a health concern. He sucks fingers for comfort . He does not like chewy . He is nonverbal.

57:10 Schedule Fixation: My son get fixated on schedules. Even if he is doing what he likes outside home. If he has to be home at a certain time he wants to go home. How do I make him change his mind?

Direct download: Ask_Evelyn_Kung_June_2_2021_Podcast.mp3
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Evelyn Kung, the Clinical Systems Manager for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, joins us once again to discuss viewer questions. Check it out!

 

11:34 Reducing and Refraining Spitting: 3 year old non verbal son loves when you sing for him. He loves YouTube kids Cocomelon. He not given much screen time. When he does he spits on the iPad screen a lot. When you take it away from him and turn the show on TV he does the same thing. He does not always want chewy stixx or chewy necklace. He receives regular ABA, OT and speech services. Wondering if there other intervention procedures we could try to help him reduce or refrain from spitting?

17:48 Undesirable Tasks: Hello ladies.. how do I work on building the skill 'Sometimes I have to do things I don't want to do.' My 13 year old has it in his brain that except from school he doesn't need to do anything he doesn't like. For example, make his lunch, go outside and get fresh air, spend time with his family... We have let him have his way a few times and now he thinks that's how it always should be. He is very content sitting on the couch with his iPad. He is home schooled and doesn't have friends. He says no to almost every suggestion and we end up forcing him out of the house sometimes and he will say he had fun. We live in a beautiful state with lots to do!

29:51 Hand-Flapping: Hi. My son hand flaps only when he’s overly excited. What do I do for that?

32:39 Meltdowns: I have custody of my 11, almost 12, year old grandson. I'm having trouble helping him calm down when he's approaching meltdown. I see it coming and I start using my soft directive tone reminding him to breath and giving simple directions but he absolutely fights me and tells me he can't calm down. I sometimes walk away and give him space and time, or offer hugs but nothing is working. I try to catch it early but I'm failing. Any suggestions?

38:40 Meltdowns with Nonverbal Children: (In response to the answer to the previous question) What if child is nonverbal???

48:37 FREE IBT Courses Available Online: Parents: E-learning Parent Communication and Socialization + RBT 2.0 Training course free to parents on a case by case basis Educators: The Social Environment

51:55 Finger Sucking: How do it get my child to not suck his fingers ??. He is 8 years old and this is a health concern. He sucks fingers for comfort . He does not like chewy . He is nonverbal.

57:10 Schedule Fixation: My son get fixated on schedules. Even if he is doing what he likes outside home. If he has to be home at a certain time he wants to go home. How do I make him change his mind?

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This episode of Let's Talk Autism features our host Shannon and Nancy covering autism news before being the Clinical Research Coordinator for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Leah Hirschfeld!

Direct download: LTA_May_28_2021_Podcast.mp4
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This episode of Let's Talk Autism features our host Shannon and Nancy covering autism news before being the Clinical Research Coordinator for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Leah Hirschfeld!

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In this one our host Shannon covers elopement for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates!

Direct download: Autism_Live_May_27_2021_Podcast_1.mp4
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In this one our host Shannon covers elopement for the jargon of the before discussing the question of the day with the live viewers! After that, Shannon talks about the topic of the week while taking viewer questions! Then, Shannon is joined by Special Education Attorney Bonnie Yates for another episode of Your Rights with Bonnie Yates!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_May_27_2021_audio.mp3
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The Founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders answers viewer questions about cognition, ADOS, insurance and much more!  Check it out!

14:22 What skills programs concentrate on cognition without being considered academic

21:36 here is a question, with all the scary events that are going on right now, how can people on the spectrum handle them and not get scared?

31:01 My child is diagnosed with ASD but the insurance denied abs after provided ADOS.

34:46 We are getting Neurological development evaluation what does something like this entail?

35:50 Hi! Have you had any experience with kiddos taking Namenda? His bio med doctor wants to put my son in Namenda to help with symptoms, especially hyperactivity. My son laughs excessively... it’s an escape behavior. He also laughs excessively when he’s nervous. I know it’s not yeast, we’ve tested him for yeast. It’s exhausting.

38:52 How do I make sure a school district removes a special needs teacher and aides and replaces them with someone who is educated and doesn't abuse our kids? Also, how do I present the NEED for cameras in our districts special needs classrooms?? ...I have 100 hours of audio...HORRIFIED by the first 5 minutes😵😖

39:50 Where do we find out about that therapy Shannon I use cbd oil it helps me alot I don't do rx meds. My insurance denied aba or anything for autism I was told speech therapy would be then they didn't pay it

44:13 They cannot help me with my child licking his hand.

46:14 Please state your credentials and provide links to the scholarly studies you speak of

49:53 Hello from St. Paul mn , my question is how safe it’s to take COVID vaccination when my son has challenges already, he’s severe autistic please I’m worried Need help,

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_May_26_2021_audio.mp3
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The Founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders answers viewer questions about cognition, ADOS, insurance and much more!  Check it out!

14:22 What skills programs concentrate on cognition without being considered academic

21:36 here is a question, with all the scary events that are going on right now, how can people on the spectrum handle them and not get scared?

31:01 My child is diagnosed with ASD but the insurance denied abs after provided ADOS.

34:46 We are getting Neurological development evaluation what does something like this entail?

35:50 Hi! Have you had any experience with kiddos taking Namenda? His bio med doctor wants to put my son in Namenda to help with symptoms, especially hyperactivity. My son laughs excessively... it’s an escape behavior. He also laughs excessively when he’s nervous. I know it’s not yeast, we’ve tested him for yeast. It’s exhausting.

38:52 How do I make sure a school district removes a special needs teacher and aides and replaces them with someone who is educated and doesn't abuse our kids? Also, how do I present the NEED for cameras in our districts special needs classrooms?? ...I have 100 hours of audio...HORRIFIED by the first 5 minutes😵😖

39:50 Where do we find out about that therapy Shannon I use cbd oil it helps me alot I don't do rx meds. My insurance denied aba or anything for autism I was told speech therapy would be then they didn't pay it

44:13 They cannot help me with my child licking his hand.

46:14 Please state your credentials and provide links to the scholarly studies you speak of

49:53 Hello from St. Paul mn , my question is how safe it’s to take COVID vaccination when my son has challenges already, he’s severe autistic please I’m worried Need help,

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This time on Autism Live, Shannon covers Chaining for the autism jargon of the day before Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP) and co-author of “Autism and the Law”, Lorri Unumb joins our host Shannon Penrod! Check it out!

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This time on Autism Live, Shannon covers Chaining for the autism jargon of the day before Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP) and co-author of “Autism and the Law”, Lorri Unumb joins our host Shannon Penrod! Check it out!

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This episode of Let's Talk Autism features our host Shannon and Nancy covering autism news before being joined by a returning guest, Autism Advocate, Actor , Filmmaker and creator of Wrong Planet, Alex Plank about what the pandemic has been like and what type of resources are available at wrongplanet.net! Check it out!

 

Links:

Wrongplanet.net

 

https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/qanon-shaman-s-lawyer-blames-autism-his-client-s-jan-ncna1267920

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-57189519

https://www.live5news.com/2021/05/19/family-girl-with-autism-files-suit-after-inappropriate-photos-taken/

https://www.ketv.com/article/once-you-know-one-child-with-autism-you-only-know-one-child-with-autism-the-connection-between-autism-and-wandering/36481621

Direct download: LTA_May_21_2021_Podcast.mp4
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This episode of Let's Talk Autism features our host Shannon and Nancy covering autism news before being joined by a returning guest, Autism Advocate, Actor , Filmmaker and creator of Wrong Planet, Alex Plank about what the pandemic has been like and what type of resources are available at wrongplanet.net! Check it out!

 

Links:

Wrongplanet.net

 

https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/qanon-shaman-s-lawyer-blames-autism-his-client-s-jan-ncna1267920

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-57189519

https://www.live5news.com/2021/05/19/family-girl-with-autism-files-suit-after-inappropriate-photos-taken/

https://www.ketv.com/article/once-you-know-one-child-with-autism-you-only-know-one-child-with-autism-the-connection-between-autism-and-wandering/36481621

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This time on Autism Live Shannon covers BCAT for the jargon of the day before Special Education Attorney, Bonnie Yates, joins our host Shannon for the very first episode of Your Rights! Check it out!

Direct download: Autism_Live_May_20_2021_Podcast.mp4
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This time on Autism Live Shannon covers BCAT for the jargon of the day before Special Education Attorney, Bonnie Yates, joins our host Shannon for the very first episode of Your Rights! Check it out!

Direct download: Autism_Live_Podcast_May_20_2021_audio.mp3
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Don't miss this episode of Autism Live where Shannon covers RBT for the Jargon of the Day before having an interview with Author Sarah Caldwell!

https://www.amelieandalbie.com/ https://www.amazon.com/Amelie-Albies-Adventures-Sarah-Caldwell/dp/180049520X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=amelie+and+albie&qid=1621293039&sr=8-1

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Don't miss this episode of Autism Live where Shannon covers RBT for the Jargon of the Day before having an interview with Author Sarah Caldwell!

https://www.amelieandalbie.com/ https://www.amazon.com/Amelie-Albies-Adventures-Sarah-Caldwell/dp/180049520X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=amelie+and+albie&qid=1621293039&sr=8-1

Direct download: Autism_Live_May_17_2021_Podcast.mp4
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On this episode of Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our hosts Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson get into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMFT, to discuss dealing with the stress of changing rules as we come out of the pandemic. Check it out!

 

https://www.spectrumnews.org/features/deep-dive/the-benefits-of-special-interests-in-autism/ https://www.newsweek.com/elon-musk-revealed-he-has-autism-its-milestone-people-like-me-opinion-1590072 https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/childhood-autism-traits-linked-to-hypomania-in-adolescence/ https://www.verywellhealth.com/helping-autistic-child-with-artistic-skills-5181136

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On this episode of Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our hosts Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson get into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMFT, to discuss dealing with the stress of changing rules as we come out of the pandemic. Check it out!

 

https://www.spectrumnews.org/features/deep-dive/the-benefits-of-special-interests-in-autism/ https://www.newsweek.com/elon-musk-revealed-he-has-autism-its-milestone-people-like-me-opinion-1590072 https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/childhood-autism-traits-linked-to-hypomania-in-adolescence/ https://www.verywellhealth.com/helping-autistic-child-with-artistic-skills-5181136

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On this episode of Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy, our hosts Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson get into some autism news before being joined by the Director of Family Services for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Vince Redmond, LMFT, to discuss dealing with the stress of changing rules as we come out of the pandemic. Check it out!

 

https://www.spectrumnews.org/features/deep-dive/the-benefits-of-special-interests-in-autism/ https://www.newsweek.com/elon-musk-revealed-he-has-autism-its-milestone-people-like-me-opinion-1590072 https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/childhood-autism-traits-linked-to-hypomania-in-adolescence/ https://www.verywellhealth.com/helping-autistic-child-with-artistic-skills-5181136

Direct download: LTA_May_14_2021_Podcast.mp4
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Don't miss this episode of Autism Live where shannon covers Three-Term Contingency for the Jargon of the Day before having an interview with two amazing authors and autism advocates! Johanne Crawford and Nicole Donovan join our host shannon to discuss the inspiration behind why they wrote their books and more!

Links:

http://nhdwrites.com/book/

https://www.jmcrawfordwrites.com

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Don't miss this episode of Autism Live where shannon covers Three-Term Contingency for the Jargon of the Day before having an interview with two amazing authors and autism advocates! Johanne Crawford and Nicole Donovan join our host shannon to discuss the inspiration behind why they wrote their books and more!

Links:

http://nhdwrites.com/book/

https://www.jmcrawfordwrites.com

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This episode of Let's Talk Autism features our host Shannon and Nancy covering autism news before being joined by Dr. Aida Nazarikhorram MD, the Co-Founder of LuxAi Don't miss it!

Links:

https://luxai.com

https://luxai.com/robot-for-teaching-children-with-autism-at-home

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAY0H0HaqQL1GE7lO_iSpbg

https://luxai.com/qtrobot-curriculum-for-autism

 

https://www.distractify.com/p/is-anthony-hopkins-autistic

https://www.today.com/parents/amy-schumer-honors-husband-son-gene-s-2nd-birthday-t217497

https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-donors-to-star-studded-benefit-raise-440k-for-autism-awareness

Direct download: Autism_Live_May_7_2021_Podcast.mp4
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This episode of Let's Talk Autism features our host Shannon and Nancy covering autism news before being joined by Dr. Aida Nazarikhorram MD, the Co-Founder of LuxAi Don't miss it!

Links:

https://luxai.com

https://luxai.com/robot-for-teaching-children-with-autism-at-home

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAY0H0HaqQL1GE7lO_iSpbg

https://luxai.com/qtrobot-curriculum-for-autism

 

https://www.distractify.com/p/is-anthony-hopkins-autistic

https://www.today.com/parents/amy-schumer-honors-husband-son-gene-s-2nd-birthday-t217497

https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-donors-to-star-studded-benefit-raise-440k-for-autism-awareness

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After Shannon explains Dysgraphia for the jargon of the day, we have an interview with the author known for the phrase "If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism", Author, Autism Advocate and Adelphi University Professor, Dr. Stephen Shore! Check it out!

Drstephenshore.com

Direct download: Autism_Live_May_6_2021_Podcast.mp4
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After Shannon explains Dysgraphia for the jargon of the day, we have an interview with the author known for the phrase "If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism", Author, Autism Advocate and Adelphi University Professor, Dr. Stephen Shore! Check it out!

Drstephenshore.com

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Shannon and Dr. Doreen answer questions written in by viewers about autism recovery, quality ABA, diets and much more! Tune in and check it out!

 6:42 Are Shannon or Dr. Doreen autistic or have autistic friends and family?
 9:25 Do you believe a person with ASD can recover?
 14:25 I believe that ABA therapy is extremely cruel.
 19:17 I wish my very high functioning aspie 6 years old received ABA and learn all the skills now than later 🙈
 20:39 hi Dr. Doreen here is a quickie, is there any other diets that you reccommend besides gf/cf?
 26:02 My son is potty trained in pee, but I cannot get him to do #2 on the potty. Please help
 28:54 Hello, my son communicates his need/want he is 41/2now. When will he start to communicate with us (randomly)
 31:30 My grandson doesn’t eat and it’s very hard to put him to sleep
 37:39 My son is 6. He’s been in ABA for 3 years and has made great progress but he’s so hyperactive. He does great in his center but so hyperactive at home and is now becoming defiant. I’m losing my mind.
 42:19 My 8 y.o. is always hungry. She can eat 3 bowls of spaghetti. She also has issuea with heat. She cant stand being outaide when too hot. What ia this and what can i do?
 44:26 What help is there for me? I just can’t deal with my own thoughts.
 46:14 I need advice on how to handle my parents because they don’t trust me.
 54:32 Our son is 4, and was diagnosed with ASD a year ago. We are currently living in a region with very poor education, and both my husband and I remember how autistic kids were treated when we were in school, not that long ago and not that far away. We are afraid he won't be able to reach his highest potential if we stay, or worse, for his education to make this brilliant kid believe he isn't good enough for anything. We have been talking about moving, but my parents are retired and take care of him while we work. They are fantastic, and he has a great relationship with them. We are afraid of him losing this connection and withdrawing. They cannot afford to move with us. I know everyone has a different case, and we must decide for ourselves, but has anyone here been faced with a similar choice? What did you decide, and how did it turn out? Thank you very much! Edit: We are thinking about moving overseas.
 1:00:18 My 4 year old ASD son probably has visual slimming...looks at moving trees, light coming out of windows... his language skills are improving... please help on how to work on this

#WorldAutismMonth #AutismAwarenessMonth #AutismParenting

Direct download: Autism_Live_May_5_2021_Podcast.mp4
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Shannon and Dr. Doreen answer questions written in by viewers about autism recovery, quality ABA, diets and much more! Tune in and check it out! Questions answered below.

 6:42 Are Shannon or Dr. Doreen autistic or have autistic friends and family?
 9:25 Do you believe a person with ASD can recover?
 14:25 I believe that ABA therapy is extremely cruel.
 19:17 I wish my very high functioning aspie 6 years old received ABA and learn all the skills now than later 🙈
 20:39 hi Dr. Doreen here is a quickie, is there any other diets that you reccommend besides gf/cf?
 26:02 My son is potty trained in pee, but I cannot get him to do #2 on the potty. Please help
 28:54 Hello, my son communicates his need/want he is 41/2now. When will he start to communicate with us (randomly)
 31:30 My grandson doesn’t eat and it’s very hard to put him to sleep
 37:39 My son is 6. He’s been in ABA for 3 years and has made great progress but he’s so hyperactive. He does great in his center but so hyperactive at home and is now becoming defiant. I’m losing my mind.
 42:19 My 8 y.o. is always hungry. She can eat 3 bowls of spaghetti. She also has issuea with heat. She cant stand being outaide when too hot. What ia this and what can i do?
 44:26 What help is there for me? I just can’t deal with my own thoughts.
 46:14 I need advice on how to handle my parents because they don’t trust me.
 54:32 Our son is 4, and was diagnosed with ASD a year ago. We are currently living in a region with very poor education, and both my husband and I remember how autistic kids were treated when we were in school, not that long ago and not that far away. We are afraid he won't be able to reach his highest potential if we stay, or worse, for his education to make this brilliant kid believe he isn't good enough for anything. We have been talking about moving, but my parents are retired and take care of him while we work. They are fantastic, and he has a great relationship with them. We are afraid of him losing this connection and withdrawing. They cannot afford to move with us. I know everyone has a different case, and we must decide for ourselves, but has anyone here been faced with a similar choice? What did you decide, and how did it turn out? Thank you very much! Edit: We are thinking about moving overseas.
 1:00:18 My 4 year old ASD son probably has visual slimming...looks at moving trees, light coming out of windows... his language skills are improving... please help on how to work on this

#WorldAutismMonth #AutismAwarenessMonth #AutismParenting

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