Autism Live
Autism Live, Wednesday April 16th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about getting teens to school and helping them with anxiety, how to help teens to get sleep and deal with executive functions skills necessary to succeed.  Dr. Granpeesheh also addresses a viewer's disappointment in the term "Recovered" when talking about Autism.  During Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies interview Christine Duffley, the mother of Christopher Duffley.  Christopher was blind when he was adopted by the Duffleys, later they discovered that he was also on the Autism spectrum.  Christopher began to sing before he spoke.  He now is a singer who provides inspiration to people around the world. For more information on Christopher or to buy his CD visit : www.christopherduffley.com

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

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Autism Live, Tuesday April 15th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off Autism Action Week by welcoming Dina Kimmel from We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym and children's book author Sara Hoagland Hunter.  Today's special guest is Eustacia Cutler, Temple Grandin's remarkable mother, who speaks with Shannon about the unique challenges facing an Autism Mom.  Shannon pays tribute to Michael Myvett, the CARD therapist who lost his life in a tragic bus accident last week and to Ryan Eoff the brave dad who inspired Shannon to shave her head one year ago. Ryan Eoff lost his battle with cancer yesterday.

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

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Autism Live, Thursday April 10th, 2014

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On today's Autism Live, Dr. Adel Najdowski shares some of the ways we can strengthen memory in children with ASD. Dr. Adel also shares important information about toilet training for families who feel like they have done everything and still haven't been successful.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox gives the definitive explanation of what it means to recover from Autism and then talks about the scientific research that supports the reality of Autism recovery. 

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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We Rock The Spectrum Kid's Gyms

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Dina Kimmel from We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym, shares her mission to create a gym that meets the needs of kid's on the spectrum, after her son was diagnosed with Autism.  For more information about We Rock The Spectrum Kid's Gyms or to find out about franchise opportunities visit: http://www.werockthespectrumkidsgym.com/
Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Autism Live, Wednesday April 9th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about preparing for IEPs, how parents can get great training to help their child and other children, how to get a child to understand that NOW is not a time to play video games and much, much more.  During Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies welcome Brianna Shaffer from Play Your Part.  Brianna is a Board Certified Music Therapist with a Neurological Music Specialty.  Brianna details some of the ways music therapy can help individuals on the Autism spectrum.

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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In Memory of Michael Myvett

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Michael Myvett was a talented young man with a bright future.  He was much loved and respected therapist for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders.  Michael's life was cut short in a tragic bus accident last week.  He was chaperoning a bus full of high school students going to visit a prospective college.  We honor Michael's memory and grieve the loss that his passing leaves.
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: 1:12pm PST

Every Turtle Counts

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Critically acclaimed author, Sara Hoagland Hunter talks about her newest children's book, Every Turtle Counts, whose heroine happens to be on the Autism spectrum.  The main character Mimi, was inspired by Hunter's real niece who is also on the spectrum.  For more information please visit:  www.sarahunterproductions.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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Eustacia Cutler, Temple Grandin's mother, talks about the way the post WW II community rallied around Temple and kept her and the family included.  She also shares the best and worst of the advice that she was given about Temple's autism.

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: 1:07pm PST

Eustacia Cutler: The Truth of Teaching Temple

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Eustacia Cutler, Temple Grandin's mother, tells the truth about the help and support she received after Temple's diagnosis, which is slightly different than how it is depicted in the HBO movie about Temple's life.

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: 1:05pm PST

Eustacia Cutler: Child Pornography and Autism

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In August of 2013, Eustacia Cutler, the mother of Temple Grandin, wrote an article for The Daily Beast entitled, Autism and Child Pornography: A Toxic Combination.  In it she encouraged parents to monitor what their children are exposed to on the internet.  It was a well thought out piece, and hailed by experts as an important article.  In the media's hands it was inappropriately portrayed as an indictment of individuals with ASD as potential sex offenders.  Eustacia sets the record straight and host Shannon Penrod urges viewers to read the original article which is available here: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08/05/autism-and-child-pornography-a-toxic-combination.html

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What is "Autism Recovery"?

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox gives the definitive explanation of what it means to recover from Autism.  Dr. Tarbox, Director of the Autism Research Group (ARG) shares the scientific research that supports the reality of Autism recovery. 

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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Music Therapy for Autism

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Brianna Shaffer from Play Your Part speaks on benefits of Music Therapy for individuals with Autism.  Brianna is a Board Certified Music Therapist with a Neurological Music Specialty and extensive experience working with ASD.

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: 1:01pm PST

Autism Will Not Define My Son

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Kerrie Mallory is one of those moms that knows how to inspire others.  She created  AutismWillNotDefineMySon.com after her son was diagnosed as being at risk for Autism.  Kerrie shares some of the upcoming events that she is participating in to raise money for Autism, including an INK 4 Autism event where individuals can get tattoos to raise money and awareness. 

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: 1:00pm PST

Autism Acceptance Book

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Ellen Sabin, the author of The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism, talks about  gaining understanding and acceptance for Autism in the classroom and the community.  The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism, is a wonderful, interactive book that helps children to understand and accept individuals who are different from them.  The book also features a free online companion curriculum for teachers who want to work through the book with their class. For more information visit www.wateringcanpress.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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Areva Martin Gives Tools For Transformation

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Areva Martin is an award winning author, attorney and advocate.  She's an Autism mom who "gets it", which is why she founded the Special Needs Network, a unique organization that provides help and support to underserved families coping with Autism related issues. Areva Martin inspires everyone with a passionate discussion of the Tools For Transformation Conference and the Legislative Breakfast coming up next week.  To attend the free conference register at www.specialneedsnetwork.org.  Childcare is provided!
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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Asperkids!

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Jennifer Cook O'Toole is not your average mom.  She has three children, all on the Autism spectrum.  She also has ASD herself and so does her husband.  Her unique perspective has helped her to write several bestselling books on Asperger's and how to parent an individual with Asperger's.  Jennifer also offers some unique products and services to help children newly diagnosed embrace their uniqueness.  For more info visit:  www.asperkids.com

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

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Autism Action Month

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TACA founder Lisa Ackerman encourages viewers to participate in Autism Action Month.  With more individuals diagnosed with ASD each year, it's important to take action.   TACA has a wide range of programs to help families and an even greater need for support in order to help those families.  For more information on TACA or to find a way to get involved, visit:  www.tacanow.org
Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe. For more information on therapy for autism and other related disorders, visit the CARD website at http://centerforautism.com

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Autism Live, Thursday April 3rd, 2014

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Today on Autism Live: Shannon Penrod talks with Dr. Adel Najdowski about teaching social language.  Areva Martin from the Special Needs Network inspires everyone with a passionate discussion of the Tools For Transformation Conference coming up next week.  To attend the free conference register at www.specialneedsnetwork.org.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox details some of the ways research has changed the way we do therapy!

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am PST

Fullerton Cares!

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Awesome Autism Dad Larry Houser talks about the mission of Fullerton Cares to create awareness and support for the Autism population in the community and how he came to this mission after his own son was diagnosed with Autism.  Check out Fullerton Cares upcoming art event The Beautiful Autism.  For more information visit: www.FullertonCares.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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GAPS Diet

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Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride talks about the GAPS Diet.  Dr. Campbell-McBride is the author of the book, Gut and Psychology Syndrome. For more information on the GAPS Diet visit www.gaps.me .

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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How to Talk about Autism with Your ASD Child

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Marriage and Family Therapist , Vince Redmond, discusses how we talk about Autism to our ASD children.  How and when you decide to tell your child about their diagnosis is a personal choice, but Vince gives some helpful information about what kinds of things to consider.
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: 11:04am PST

Lisa Ackerman on CDC Autism Rates

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Can we explain away the new CDC rates by saying it's just better diagnosis?  Autism Mom and advocate Lisa Ackerman doesn't think so.  Listen to what the founder of TACA, the largest parent run autism outreach and support group, has to say on this controversial topic.  For more information visit Lisa's blog, Real Help Now at www.tacanowblog.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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Research has Changed ABA

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ABA and the way we treat Autism effectively has changed significantly in the last 2 decades.  Why?  Because research has informed us on how to get the job done in better, more efficient ways. Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, Director of the Autism Research Group, details some of the ways research has changed the way we do therapy for the better!
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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Vista Del Mar Autism Conference

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Dr. Brian Roper, the Director of Autism Services at Vista Del Mar, shares news about their upcoming Autism Conference.  The 5th Annual Vista Del Mar Conference will take place on April 7, 2014.  The conference, entitled, "Bridging the Gap:  Behavior, Communication & Sensory Processing in  Autism," will  feature Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP -- an international consultant to children and adults with ASD and their families, and Elysa Marco, M.D. -Director of Research for the UCSF Autism and Neurodevelopment Program, the cognitive & behavioral child neurology clinic, and a neuroscience laboratory.  To register for the conference visit:  http://www.vistadelmar.org/conference/

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: 11:00am PST

What is Autism?

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Autism Live attended the Mardi Gras for Autism 2013, sponsored by Fullerton Cares, and asked people, "What is Autism?"  It's not an easy answer for any of us.  But, what we found was, once people were given a minute to think about it they had some pretty amazing things to say!

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

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Autism Live, Wednesday April 2nd, 2014

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During this special World Autism Awareness Day edition of Autism Live,  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions from a mom during a live Skype call about how to get a child to answer questions from peers without prompting.  Dr. Granpeesheh answers questions about the CDC prevalence numbers and talks about how Autism has changed in the last 30 years.   During Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy the ladies welcome Marriage and Family Therapist , Vince Redmond, to discuss how we talk about Autism to our ASD children. Shannon and Nancy introduce the Coverage for Autism Now (CAN) initiative, which explains why they have CAN written on their foreheads!  Tune in to hear how you can participate!  Also find out how you can reinforce your therapists and help children with Autism by purchasing a cool t-shirt!  For more info, visit www.booster.com/autismtherapists 

 

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: 12:54pm PST

Autism Rates 2014: Treatment

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The CDC's newly released Autism prevalence numbers demonstrate a 30% increase in the number of children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States.  The new number of 1 in 68, is shocking.  Sarah Cho, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Behavior Analyst with extensive experience treating children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, talks about the necessity for ABA providers to do more to make treatment accessible for more individuals.

 

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: 12:52pm PST

Autism Live, Tuesday April 1st, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off April by sharing a special interview with TACA founder Lisa Ackerman.  Lisa puts some perspective on the new numbers just out from the CDC and shares some of the many things TACA is doing to help support the growing number of families with children on the spectrum.  Jennifer Cook O'Toole from Asperkids.com talks about her journey from being diagnosed to writing a series of bestselling books on having Asperger's and raising a child with Aspergers.  Jennifer is on the spectrum, as is her husband and her 3 children.  Finally, Larry Houser, the founder of Fullerton Cares, shares from an Autism Dad's perspective how important and rewarding it is when you get involved!  Fullerton Cares events include the Mardi Gras for Autism, The Beautiful Autism art project, a Fullerton School Sensory Garden, a unique prom event and much, much more!

 

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

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Autism Live Needs Your Help!

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Shannon Penrod urges viewers to help Autism Live stay on the air by encouraging more people to watch.  Viewers can help by sharing videos on their social networking sites and letting others know about this free resource.

 

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

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Autism Live, Thursday March 27th, 2014

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Schedule:10:30am Dr.Campbell-Mcbride 

               11:00am Ryan Hendry

 

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: 12:46pm PST

Autism Live, Wednesday March 26th, 2014

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Schedule:10:00am Ask Dr. Doreen

                   11:00am Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy

 

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: 12:45pm PST

Holly Robinson Peete: Nabi

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Award winning author, actress and advocate Holly Robinson Peete talks about the partnership between the HollyRod Foundation and FUHU, the makers of the Nabi tablet.  FUHU is helping the HollyRod Foundation to put technology in the hands of more individuals with Autism through their innovative INSPIRE program.  Nabi Tablets are especially designed to be kid friendly and kid tough.  Through the INSPIRE program these fun tablets come pre-loaded with Autism Friendly Apps.  Nabi Tablets are economical, giving families the biggest bang for their buck!

 

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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Holly Robinson Peete: HollyRod Foundation

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Actress Holly Robinson Peete talks with Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson about the mission of the HollyRod Foundation to support families dealing with challenges from Autism and Parkinson's disease.  Holly shares some of their upcoming events including events sponsored by FUHU, ATT&T and Stella and Dot jewelry! Learn more at Hollyrod.org

 

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

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm PST

Holly Robinson Peete: Autism Today

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Award winning author, actress and advocate Holly Robinson Peete shares her views on the need for a clear national directive for treating Autism.  Holly's charity the HollyRod Foundation has been at the forefront of helping families to overcome Autism challenges but listen as she shares her vision for what we need to be focused on as a nation and as a global community.

 

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: 12:38pm PST

Holly Robinson Peete: Autism Mom

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When Holly Robinson Peete decided to talk about her son's Autism diagnosis on the Oprah Winfrey show she hoped that it would help other parents.  Autism mom, Shannon Penrod, tells Holly what seeing her on the show did to change the way she looked at Autism.

 

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: 12:34pm PST

Autism Live, Tuesday March 25th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon talks with Dr. Paul Wang, Autism Speaks' senior vice president and head of medical research, about the ground breaking initiative Autism Speaks has launched to further research into the brain-gut connection.  Dr. Wang discusses the importance of further research in GI issues in regards to Autism.  Matt Asner, the Executive Director of the Southern California Chapter of Autism Speaks shares some of the events they are prepping for Autism Awareness Month including Light Up the Blues, Light it Up Blue events, the Los Angles Walk and a number of sporting events sponsored by area baseball, basketball and hockey teams!

 

 

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: 12:32pm PST

Light Up the Blues 2014

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Matt Asner shares exciting details about  this year's Light Up the Blues concert event! This year will feature Crosby, Still and Nash, John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlile,  Chris Stills, Neal Katz, Adam Mandela Walden and  Rio "Soulshocka" Wyles.  This amazing evening raises money and awareness for Autism.  You can purchase a video of last year's event on iTunes, starting April 1st!

 

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

Direct download: Light_Up_the_Blues_2014.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:22pm PST

Gut-Brain Autism Research Initiative

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Dr. Paul Wang, Autism Speaks' senior vice president and head of medical research, speaks about the ground breaking initiative that has been launched to further research into the brain-gut connection.  For a long time Autism parents have suggested that there is a link between GI issues and Autism.  Dr. Wang discusses the importance of further research in GI issues in regards to Autism, so science and medicine can catch up to what parents have been reporting.

 

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

Direct download: Gut_Brain_Autism_Research_Initiative.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:20pm PST

Autism Live, Thursday March 20th, 2014

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On this edition of Autism Live: Shannon Penrod welcomes Cecilia Knight from The Institute for Behavioral Intervention to explain the newly designated Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)role in treating Autism.  The required course work for certification as a Registered Behavior Technician is currently available as an eLearning for the Institute for Behavioral Training, for more information visit www.ibehavioraltraining.com.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox explains the role of research in the field of behavior treatment for Autism as well as the mission of the Autism Research Group to use research to bring meaningful information to those currently treating Autism.  Dr. Tarbox shares research on the importance of mindful parenting and rewarding interactions with very young babies.  Sara Gershfeld from Love My Provider visits to talk about this new site which will help parents get honest reviews on ABA providers, OTs and a host of other services.  Visit www.LoveMyProvider.com to share your opinions and find out about other services available in your area.  

 

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

Direct download: Autism_Live_Thursday_March_20th_2014.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18pm PST

Love My Provider

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Looking for quality ABA providers, or other Autism services and you're not really sure where to begin?  Love My Provider is the answer to many parents cries for help!  Sara Gershfeld, a former ABA therapist, describes why she developed this interactive website to help parents and caregivers find quality services without having to constantly reinvent the wheel. Now parents can visit www.LoveMyProvider.com  to give and get honest reviews on ABA providers, OTs and a host of other services in their area or an area they are thinking of moving to.  

 

Visit www.LoveMyProvider.com  to share your opinions and find out about other services available in your area. 

 

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

Direct download: Love_My_Provider.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm PST

Registered Behavior Technician Training from IBT

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Cecilia Knight from The Institute for Behavioral Intervention explains the newly designated Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)role in treating Autism.  This new classification will help to ensure that therapists working in the field will be trained and proficient in providing quality ABA services. Ms. Knight details how ABA providers can quickly get their staff trained and certified.  The required course work for certification as a Registered Behavior Technician is currently available as a series of eLearning  modules from the Institute for Behavioral Training.  For more information about this and other trainings available for parents, teachers and providers, visit www.ibehavioraltraining.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

Direct download: Registered_Behavior_Technician_Training_from_IBT.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15pm PST

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