Autism Live (general)

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Today on Autism Live: The Jargon of the Day is Shaping. Shannon welcomes Kerry Magro to talk about his work on a new feature film, Jane Wants a Boyfriend. The film, which opens on March 25th, tells the story of two sisters, one who is on the spectrum and would like to start dating and the sibling who wants to help her sister and protect her as well. Kerry served as the Autism consultant for the film. For more information visit: www. Janewantsabf.com Kerry also shares news of the upcoming World Autism Awareness Day and some of the building that will “Light it Up Blue” for the day. Kerry encourages everyone to take the pledge to wear blue on April 2nd! Take the pledge by visiting : www.autismspeaks.org/liub It’s Mindful Thursday!

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Ricky the Robot, an interactive therapeutic tool for working with children on the Autism Spectrum, demonstrates how he teaches lessons and rewards the child when they get the answer correct! For more information on Ricky the Robot visit: www.scholacticrobotics.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Ricky the Robot is an interactive therapeutic tool that can help children on the Autism Spectrum want to learn and connect. Ricky shows off some of his new and improved features, including the fact that he is now wireless! For more information on Ricky the Robot visit: www.scholacticrobotics.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Mindful Thursday! Shannon talks about being present and in the moment. How do you get present and how can it help you to get through stressful moments.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Autism Live: The Jargon of the Day is Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). Shannon welcomes Ricky the Robot. Ricky is an interactive therapeutic tool that can help children want to learn and connect. For more information on Ricky the Robot visit: www.scholacticrobotics.com Shannon gives the Mindful Thursday tip of centering yourself in the moment and discussed news of the day

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Tom and Emily Iland for the next installment of Autism Family Portraits. Emily talks about the early years as Tom got an Autism Spectrum diagnosis quite late, while Tom talks about some of the things that have led to his success as an adult, first as a Certified Public Accountant and now as a professional speaker. For more information on Emily, her books or Be Safe the Movie, visit : www.emilyiland.com For more information on Tom’s journey or to book him as a speaker visit: www.thomasiland.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Tom and Emily Iland join Shannon & Nancy or the next installment of Autism Family Portraits. Emily talks about the early years as Tom got an Autism Spectrum diagnosis quite late, while Tom talks about some of the things that have led to his success as an adult, first as a Certified Public Accountant and now as a professional speaker. For more information on Emily, her books or Be Safe the Movie, visit : www.emilyiland.com For more information on Tom’s journey or to book him as a speaker visit: www.thomasiland.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Autism Live: A replay of a favorite Ask Dr. Doreen, Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, gives the master class on the DSM V classification for Autism Spectrum Disorder. During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Tom and Emily Iland for the next installment of Autism Family Portraits. Emily talks about the early years as Tom got an Autism Spectrum diagnosis quite late, while Tom talks about some of the things that have led to his success as an adult, first as a Certified Public Accountant and now as a professional speaker. For more information on Emily, her books or Be Safe the Movie, visit : www.emilyiland.com For more information on Tom’s journey or to book him as a speaker visit: www.thomasiland.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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For Self-Care Tuesday, Shannon encourages everyone to make one Doctor's appointment they have been putting off. It's important to be around for our kids long term, which means making regular doctor's appointments and taking care of our health...one step at a time.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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The Jargon of the Day is ADA – The Americans with Disabilities Act. ADA is legislation that protects individuals with disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder from being discriminated because of their disabilities.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Dr. Linda Copeland, better known as “The Unicorn”, answers viewer questions about treating gut issues, supplements, methyl B12 and more. Dr, Copeland is both a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Developmental Pediatrician, hence her nickname, “The Unicorn”.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Autism Live: The Jargon of the Day is ADA! For Self-Care Tuesday, Shannon talks about the importance of making just one doctor’s appointment. Shannon discusses the horrible new that the Task force for preventative medicine has failed to recommend screening children under the age of 3 for Autism. Dr. Linda Copeland, better known as “The Unicorn”, answers viewer questions about treating gut issues, supplements, methyl B12 and more.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Vana Thiero, from the documentary My Thiero Boys, talks about the therapies that made a difference for her two boys, the fight to have assistive technology funded and what it felt like to hear that a CDC whistleblower admitted that data was concealed that showed a higher prevalence of Autism in African American boys who received the MMR vaccine. For more information on Vana Thiero, visit www.mythieroboys.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Filmmaker and Autism mom Vana Thiero talks about her journey as a single mom with two boys on the Autism Spectrum, her difficult but brave choice to have her son placed in a group home and how she finds strength to advocate for her boys and others on the Autism spectrum. For more information on Vana Thiero, visit www.mythieroboys.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

00:12 - How to treat echolalia?

08:41 - How we help my son poop on toilet?

13:57 - How can I get my high functioning 5 year old to make comments and have conversations with his friends at pre-school?

18: 13 What is the statistics of active, contributing adults who were diagnosed with Autism as a child?

22:57 - What are some of the dynamic, artistic skills that most children exhibit who has Autism?

27:05 - Any suggestions for help with emotional regulation and impulse control?

30:35 - Any ideas to help on social communication?

34:29 - Does CARD accept Medicaid?

36:57 - How can we help with asking questions properly?

42:32- What age is the most common for an Autism diagnosis?

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Ned Sahin the genius behind Brain Power, talks about this amazing new invention, that uses heads up technology to help individuals on the Autism spectrum connect with the world. For more information visit: www.brain-power.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Robin Hogerhuise, from Fullerton Cares, visits to talk about this year’s Mardi Gras for Autism which will take place on April 16th. Shannon compares this amazing event to Star Trek and Disneyland! For more information visit: www.fullertoncares.org

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Robin Hogerhuise talks about her exciting new role with Skills®. Robin serves on the Board of Fullerton Cares and now is traveling the US helping schools and ABA providers to be able to successfully utilize the Skills® program.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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The Jargon of the Day is Social Skills! Social Skills are an important area of focus for individuals on the Autism spectrum.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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For Self-Care Tuesday, Shannon talks about the importance of delivering self-care on a schedule, think of taking care of the baby.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Autism Live: The Jargon of the Day is Social Skills! Shannon talks with tech genius Ned Sahin about Brain Power, amazing new technology that uses heads up technology to help individuals on the Autism spectrum connect with the world. For more information visit: www.brain-power.com Robin Hogerhuise, from Fullerton Cares, visits to talk about this year’s Mardi Gras for Autism which will take place on April 16th. For more information visit: www.fullertoncares.org Robin also talks about her exciting new role with Skills®. For Self-Care Tuesday, Shannon talks about the importance of delivering self-care on a schedule, think of taking care of the baby.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Autism Live: The Jargon of the Day is Sensory Processing Disorder. Shannon talks with AIT Specialist Kimberleigh Herwill-Levin about how this unique treatment can be beneficial for individuals with Autism and or Sensory Processing Disorder. For more information visit: www.aitinstitute.org Shannon also gives the Mindful Thursday tip of the week. Autism and the use of technology is discussed.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at: http://centerforautism.com

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Recently, Hillary Clinton released a comprehensive plan for dealing with Autism. Tony Coelho, a top Clinton advisor, talks with Stephanie Schaeffer about some of the finer points of the plan including addressing early diagnosis and creating environments which encourage, develop and create opportunities for successful employment for individuals with ASD. For more information on the Clinton Autism Plan visit www.HillaryClinton.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com
The Future is Bright is done in conjunction with The Autism Society. The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. Their mission is to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy. For more information visit: www.autism-society.org

**Disclaimer - The Autism Society of America and all of its affiliates are highly non-partisan and will never endorse any candidate for elected office. Rather, we attempt to educate people on the issues impacting individuals and families impacted by autism, including letting them know what positions elected officials as well as those seeking such office may or may not take on various public policy and legislative issues. The Autism Society will provide any declared candidate running for the Presidency who is securing at least one percent support in national polls, equal time to any other candidate, to appear on this show and discuss their plans. They also may choose to have a representative speak on their behalf. The Autism Society of America will not allow any speaker at any Autism Society event or on this show to speak harmful words against any other candidate or use the time with the Autism Society to suggest, imply or state that the Autism Society is supportive of their candidacy.

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Top Clinton advisor, Tony Coelho, talks with Stephanie Schaeffer about the portion of the Clinton Autism Plan that addresses the opportunity for individuals with ASD to be successfully employed. How does the Clinton plan provide incentives to employers so they can discover how beneficial having individuals with ASD as employees can be. For more information on the Clinton Autism Plan visit www.HillaryClinton.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com
The Future is Bright is done in conjunction with The Autism Society. The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. Their mission is to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy. For more information visit: www.autism-society.org

**Disclaimer - The Autism Society of America and all of its affiliates are highly non-partisan and will never endorse any candidate for elected office. Rather, we attempt to educate people on the issues impacting individuals and families impacted by autism, including letting them know what positions elected officials as well as those seeking such office may or may not take on various public policy and legislative issues. The Autism Society will provide any declared candidate running for the Presidency who is securing at least one percent support in national polls, equal time to any other candidate, to appear on this show and discuss their plans. They also may choose to have a representative speak on their behalf. The Autism Society of America will not allow any speaker at any Autism Society event or on this show to speak harmful words against any other candidate or use the time with the Autism Society to suggest, imply or state that the Autism Society is supportive of their candidacy.

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Tony Coelho, top Clinton advisor, discusses the Clinton Autism Plan and how it addresses the needs of adults on the Autism spectrum. For more information on the Clinton Autism Plan visit www.HillaryClinton.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com
The Future is Bright is done in conjunction with The Autism Society. The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. Their mission is to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy. For more information visit: www.autism-society.org

**Disclaimer - The Autism Society of America and all of its affiliates are highly non-partisan and will never endorse any candidate for elected office. Rather, we attempt to educate people on the issues impacting individuals and families impacted by autism, including letting them know what positions elected officials as well as those seeking such office may or may not take on various public policy and legislative issues. The Autism Society will provide any declared candidate running for the Presidency who is securing at least one percent support in national polls, equal time to any other candidate, to appear on this show and discuss their plans. They also may choose to have a representative speak on their behalf. The Autism Society of America will not allow any speaker at any Autism Society event or on this show to speak harmful words against any other candidate or use the time with the Autism Society to suggest, imply or state that the Autism Society is supportive of their candidacy.

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Recently, Hillary Clinton released a comprehensive plan for dealing with Autism. Tony Coelho, a top Clinton advisor, talks with Stephanie Schaeffer about some of the finer points of the plan including addressing early diagnosis and creating environments which encourage, develop and create opportunities for successful employment for individuals with ASD. For more information on the Clinton Autism Plan visit www.HillaryClinton.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com
The Future is Bright is done in conjunction with The Autism Society. The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. Their mission is to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy. For more information visit: www.autism-society.org

**Disclaimer - The Autism Society of America and all of its affiliates are highly non-partisan and will never endorse any candidate for elected office. Rather, we attempt to educate people on the issues impacting individuals and families impacted by autism, including letting them know what positions elected officials as well as those seeking such office may or may not take on various public policy and legislative issues. The Autism Society will provide any declared candidate running for the Presidency who is securing at least one percent support in national polls, equal time to any other candidate, to appear on this show and discuss their plans. They also may choose to have a representative speak on their behalf. The Autism Society of America will not allow any speaker at any Autism Society event or on this show to speak harmful words against any other candidate or use the time with the Autism Society to suggest, imply or state that the Autism Society is supportive of their candidacy.

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Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

00:12 – For the best outcome, does the comprehension level of the child matter or does it not matter if we have strong reinforcers?

15:53 - How can we encourage safe physical fun for our kids?

21:06 - For a High Functioning Autistic 8 year old, what are the basic perspective taking and. Executive functions we should teach?

29:49 - What can we do to make people with autism want to get involved socially?

37: 22 - How can we curb talking-back and arguing?

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

00:12 – How can I help my daughter with reading progress?

04:47 – Is behavior therapy as effective for adults with Autism?

09:53 – When will social skills classes be coming to Orange County?

10:44 – Does Autism ever get any easier?

13:54 – How can we advocate more effectively for our son?

23:11 – Where can we find a large special needs car seat?

32:17 – How can we stop family arguments?

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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The world has lost one of its cherished Autism Dads.  Read Jackson, husband, father, Fox News Producer and Autism Advocate, has died after a more than two decade battle with cancer.  Read will be remembered for his amazing will to live, his quick wit, delightful sense of humor, his willingness to give and the way he loved his family. He is survived by his remarkable son Wyatt and by his beloved wife, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, the Executive Director of Autism Care and Treatment Today! and the co-host of Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy.

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Does it matter? 

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Shannon and Nancy break down Hilary Clinton's Autism Plan!

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Shannon Penrod breaks down the Autism Jargon: Phonemic Awareness! 

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Dr. Linda Copeland, A.K.A. the Unicorn, answers viewer questions about verbal stims, treating flu symptoms, bubbles in urine, dealing with menstrual cramps and what to do if you feel your doctor isn’t treating because of Autism.

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On Today’s Show: The jargon of the day is “Auditory Processing”!  Shannon talks with Dr. Michael Leon about his pivotal study on Sensory Enrichment for Treating Autism and how that relates to mental plasticity.  For more information visit www.mendability.com.  Dr. Linda Copeland, A.K.A. the Unicorn, answers viewer questions about verbal stims, treating flu symptoms, bubbles in urine and what to do if you feel your doctor isn’t treating because of Autism.

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The Jargon of the Day is…Pragmatic Language. What do the experts mean when they tell us a child needs to work of pragmatic language? What are the skills we are talking about? Shannon breaks it down for us into easy to understand terms.

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Dina Kimmel, from We Rock the Spectrum, talks about emotional blessings of attending a Sensitive Santa event like the upcoming event at the Tarzana We Rock the Spectrum! For more information on We Rock the Spectrum gyms visit: www.werockthespectrum.com

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Singer, Songwriter, Karly Moreno visits to talk about her collaboration with We Rock the Spectrum to create a fun, catch single and music video called…..We Rock the Spectrum! Dina Kimmel, inspirational founder of We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gyms, shares the excitement of more gyms opening! For more information on We Rock the Spectrum gyms visit: www.werockthespectrum.com For more information about Karly Moreno visit: www.KarlyMoreno.com

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Today on Autism Live: We recap some of Autism Live’s finer moments in 2015, including interviews with Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Stephen Shore, James Durbin, Alexis Wineman, and Tom Bowes, the Autistic Genius! Dina Kimmel, from We Rock the Spectrum, talks about emotional blessings of attending a Sensitive Santa event like the upcoming event at the Tarzana We Rock the Spectrum! Singer, Songwriter, Karly Moreno visits to talk about her collaboration with We Rock the Spectrum to create a fun, catch single and music video called…..We Rock the Spectrum! For more information on We Rock the Spectrum gyms visit: www.werockthespectrum.com For more information about Karly Moreno visit: www.KarlyMoreno.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Joanne Lara, from Autism Works Now, gives an impassioned speech about the need for vocational training to prepare our students on the Autism Spectrum for jobs. For more information on Autism Works Now visit: www.autismworksnow.org

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Autism Mom, Chris Budde talks about the 2 games she created, Catch-Up Game and Relish the Moment. These cute and clever games make great conversation starters and are available at www.catchupgame.com. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each game will be donated to Autism Care and Treatment Today!

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Joanne Lara from Autism Movement Therapy gives an update about the work that Autism Works Now is doing and the various field trips the current job candidates are experiencing. For more information on Autism Works Now visit: www.autismworksnow.org

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Today on Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Autism Mom, Chris Budde to talk about the 2 games she created, Catch-Up Game and Relish the Moment. These cute and clever games make great conversation starters and are available at www.catchupgame.com. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each game will be donated to Autism Care and Treatment Today! Joanne Lara also visits with the ladies to give an update on her new book, Autism Movement Therapy Method – Waking Up The Brain, which is available at www.autismmovementtherapy.com. Joanne also gives an impassioned speech about the work that Autism Works Now is doing and the need for educational reform to include vocational skills. For more information on Autism Works Now visit: www.autismworksnow.org

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:
00:12 – What do you do when you are having a meltdown in front of strangers?
09:07 - How can we handle sibling aggression?
13:43 – With social pragmatic disorder, is speech therapy enough to help our 3 year old?
27:53 – Can you recommend any Autism services in New Jersey?
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Today on Autism Live: On Ask Dr. Doreen: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer’s questions about how to help ourselves calm down when over stimulated, what to do if your child is scripting but got a social pragmatic disorder diagnosis instead of Autism, what to do when you are having trouble finding good therapists…And more! On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Autism Mom, Chris Budde to talk about the 2 games she created, Catch-Up Game and Relish the Moment. These cute and clever games make great conversation starters and are available at www.catchupgame.com. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each game will be donated to Autism Care and Treatment Today! Joanne Lara also visits with the ladies to give an update on her new book, Autism Movement Therapy Method – Waking Up The Brain, which is available at www.autismmovementtherapy.com. Joanne also gives an impassioned speech about the work that Autism Works Now is doing and the need for educational reform to include vocational skills. For more information on Autism Works Now visit: www.autismworksnow.org

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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***Bonus Episode***

 

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The Jargon of the Day is: Idiosyncratic Language. When we speak in a way that others do not have a context to understand what we are saying, it makes it hard to communicate effectively.

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Epic, the newest tablet from LeapFrog is…. Well, it’s EPIC! It grows with a child making it the perfect choice for a parent needing to buy a tablet for any age child. Epic makes the tablet experience not only fun but safe as well!! For more information visit: www.LeagFrog.com.

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Learning to read and write has never been so much fun! Dr. Jody Sherman LeVos talks with Autism Mom, Shannon Penrod about LeapFrog’s Leap Reader Reading and Writing System. This cutting edge “toy” makes educational opportunities possible anywhere and everywhere! For more information visit: www.LeagFrog.com.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Dr. Jody Sherman LeVos shares some of the joy of playing with the LeapFrog Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket. This great toy works on colors, shapes, social skills, pretend play and so much more! For more information visit: www.LeagFrog.com.

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The Toy of the Day is LeapFrog’s Number Lovin’ Oven. This award winning toys is a great functional pretend play toy that is super charged with tons of educational fun. It is perfect fro young boys and girls with ASD who are learning numbers, number concepts and more. For more information visit: www.LeagFrog.com.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Autism Live: The Toy of the Day is anything and everything that is made by LeapFrog! This amazing company has been the leader in creating toys that are both educational and fun for more than 20 years. Their toys are particularly great for our kids with ASD! Dr. Jody Sherman LeVos talks with Shannon about the LeapFrog’s Number Loving Oven, Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket, Leap Reader Reading and Writing System and the Epic tablet that has every parent talking! For more information visit: www.LeagFrog.com.

Dr. Linda Copeland answers questions from viewers about how to treat sore throats, bloody noses and what to do about asthma inducing perfumes and odors.

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Shannon & Nancy welcome LMFT Vince Redmond to talk about dealing with all kinds of trauma. How do we talk to our kids about terrorists, death and more? Shannon and Nancy cover news topics of the day.

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Today's Jargon is PBS or Positive Behavior Supports. Positive Behavior Supports focus giving a meaning full reward for engaging in desirable behavior.

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Endless Games has a new game that promises to get all of the kids to the game table, even the ones that have their noses buried in their cell phones! Camera Roll actually uses cell phones to jump start the fun! Buy this and other games at www.endlessgames.com

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The "Toy of the Day" is Roll Call from Endless Games. Brian Turtle from Endless Games visits to talk about this and several others of the award winning games available from Endless Games.

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Vince Redmond, licensed Marriage and Family Therapist talks with the ladies about how to talk with our children on the spectrum about acts of terrorism, like the recent San Bernadino Massacre.

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LMFT Vince Redmond talks with the ladies about helping our ASD children when there is a death in the family. How do we help our kids to cope? What do we say to help them to express their feelings? Vince helps with this and more!

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Today on Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies give an update on Read Jackson's health. They also welcome back Erin and Bruce Wilson from IfINeedHelp.org to talk about some of their newest products to help families keep their children safe. Check out the wide variety of products available at IfIneedHelp.org

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

 

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Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

00:12 – How do we tell our kids about terrorist acts?

12:43 - How can we help a blind person with sleep issues?

17:11 – Can you classify the different levels of severity on the Autism Spectrum?

21:56 – After recovery, can we purge his diagnosis from his medical record?

24:56 - Do CARD remote services really work?

 

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Researchers have narrowed the early signs of Autism down to 5 specific areas. If your child is not engaging in these behaviors by age 1, it doesn't mean they have Autism but it does mean that you should talk to your pediatrician and have a more thorough screening.

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Today on Autism Live: The "Toy of the Day" is Bubbles from Imperial Toys! Bubbles are one of the greatest toys for kiddoes on the Autism Spectrum! They are inexpensive, they are adored by children, they are easy to start and stop and they are a cause and effect toy! On Ask Dr. Doreen: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer’s questions about how to help our kids to deal with trauma from events like San Bernadino, how to reduce anxiety through tapping and systematic desensitization …And more! On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome LMFT Vince Redmond to talk about dealing with all kinds of trauma. How do we talk to our kids about terrorists, death and more? Shannon and Nancy cover news topics of the day.

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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The Jargon of the Day is: Visual Supports. Visual Supports are immensely helpful especially when language is at a deficit!

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Matt Asner hosts the December edition of On the Spectrum with Matt Asner. His special guests include Kameena Ballard-Dawkins, author of the new Autism Speaks tool kit for adolescence and puberty. To find the download for the free toolkit visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/find-resources-programs/autism-treatment-network/tools-you-can-use/atn-air-p-puberty-adolescence-resource

Navah Paskowitz-Asner and Wolfie Paskowitz join Matt to talk about celebrating Chanukah!

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During On the Spectrum with Matt Asner, Navah Paskowitz-Asner and Wolfie Paskowitz join Matt to talk about celebrating Chanukah!

On the Spectrum with Matt Asner is a collaborate effort between Autism Live and Autism Speaks. For more information on Autism Speaks visit www.AutismSpeaks.org

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Matt Asner talks with Kameena Ballard-Dawkins about the realities of parenting a teen on the Autism spectrum. Kameema, author of the new Autism Speaks tool kit for adolescence and puberty, shares critical information for any parent who is facing the dreaded teen years. To find the download for the free toolkit visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/find-resources-programs/autism-treatment-network/tools-you-can-use/atn-air-p-puberty-adolescence-resource


Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Shannon Penrod talks with Philip Sheppard, world famous composer about The Toy of the Day: Compose Yourself from Think Fun! Philip talks with Shannon about how amazing this gift is for an individual with ASD! For more information visit: www.thinkfun.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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The Toy of the Day is Compose Yourself from Think Fun! World famous composer, Philip Sheppard, talks with Shannon about how he conceived this unique game that allows anyone to become an instant composer! This unique game is an amzing gift for an individual with ASD! For more information visit: www.thinkfun.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Bill Ritchie from Think Fun joins Shannon Penrod and Philip Sheppard to talk about the toy of the day, whcih is Compose Yourself from Think Fun! Bill shares with Shannon, the mission for Think Fun and why they are so great at creating products for all kids that happen to also be great for kids with ASD.
For more information visit: www.thinkfun.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Woodland Hills, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Autism Live's Toy of the Day - Laser Maze! 

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Today on Autism Live, the Toy of the Day Compose Yourself from Think Fun! World famous composer, Philip Sheppard, talks with Shannon about how he conceived this unique game that allows anyone to become an instant composer! If you've always dreamed of writing a song but never had the skill, compose yourself gives you ability to write and rewrite your masterpiece. Bill Ritchie from Think Fun joins Shannon and Philip to talk about Compose Yourself and some of the amazing games Think Fun currently has available that are spectacularly suited to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. For more information visit: www.thinkfun.com
Matt Asner hosts the December edition of On the Spectrum with Matt Asner. His special Guests include Kameena Ballard-Dawkins, author of the new Autism Speaks tool kit for adolescence and puberty. To find the download for the free toolkit visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/find-resources-programs/autism-treatment-network/tools-you-can-use/atn-air-p-puberty-adolescence-resource
Navah Paskowitz-Asner and Wolfie Paskowitz join Matt to talk about celebrating Chanukah!


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Laser Pegs are an award winning building toy but now the have something extra! JD Stiebling talks with Shannon about the new animated series, PEG HEADS, which features characters who problem solve with technology and Laser Pegs. Watch the Peg Heads by visiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXbgUJw2tdE&list=PLxdYbxAudIJCsTkCuRcnv3Il34svTEsLd
For more information about Laser Pegs visit www.laserpegs.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:06am PST

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Today's Toy of the Day is Laser Pegs! JD Stiebling talks with Shannon about this award winning building toy that lights up! This is a great toy for those kiddoes that love to build. Hear Shannon describe all the reasons this toy is a winner with the ASD community. For more information about Laser Pegs visit www.laserpegs.com

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:05am PST

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Today's Jargon is: SocioDramatic Play. This is when we take on roles to portray other things or people in the form of play. It is a great way to help children learn a wide variety of skills!

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am PST

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Ahren Hoffman from Lekotek Toys talks about this year's Toy Guide for Differently Abled Children. This yearly guide is done in collaboration with Lekotek, Autism Speaks and Toys R Us to provide parents with informed choices about toys that will not only make their children happy but will also help them work on important skills. Find the guide at your local Toys R Us store or by looking on line at:http://www.toysrus.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3261680

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:02am PST

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Ahren Hoffman from Lekotek Toys talks about some of the special toys featured in this year's Toy Guide for Differently Abled Children. This yearly guide is done in collaboration with Lekotek, Autism Speaks and Toys R Us to provide parents with informed choices about toys that will not only make their children happy but will also help them work on important skills. Find the guide at your local Toys R Us store or by looking on line at:http://www.toysrus.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=3261680

Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:02am PST