Autism Live
Having Family Fun with ASD Kids

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Vince Redmond shares tips and ideas about how to plan and execute family fun during the summer. 

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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Wendy Chung: Autism Research

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Wendy Chung of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative talks with Shannon Penrod and Dr. Jonathan Tarbox from The Autism Research Group about what Autism Research is revealing and how that has the potential to change the ways we treat 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: 11:13am PST

Wendy Chung: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

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Wendy Chung, one of the world's leading geneticists in the field of Autism talks shares info about the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative and how she came to be involved in such a worthwhile mission.  Chung recently did a TED Talk entitled: "Autism: What we know (and what we don't know yet)".  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox from The Autism Research Group is the guest co-host for this special segment.

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: 11:12am PST

Autism Live, Thursday June 12th, 2014

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On today's Autism Live: Dr. Jonathan Tarbox talks about teaching creativity and imagination skills to individuals on the Autism spectrum.  Dr. Tarbox also answers viewer's questions about gaining in skills in the first year of therapy in order to catch a child up for school.  Shannon Penrod shares ideas for setting ourselves up for success when planning family fun activities.

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: 11:11am PST

Autism Live, Wednesday June 11th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer's questions about teaching driving and bicycle riding, how to get kids to talk about non-preferred topics and much more.  During Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies talk with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Vince Redmond about how to plan and execute family fun during the summer. 

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: 11:10am PST

Autism Live, Tuesday June 10th, 2014

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On this edition of Autism Live: Wendy Chung, one of the world's leading geneticists in the field of Autism visits to talk about what we know about Autism and what we don't.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox from The Autism Research Group is the guest co-host for this special interview. How to schedule fun and working on functional pretend play are also covered.

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: 11:08am PST

Empowering Our Kids!

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Joanne Lara from Autism Movement Therapy shares  "The Power of Envisioning & Transitioning"!  This is a powerful discussion about how and why we should empower our children from a very young age by having a plan for them. For more information on Autism Movement Therapy visit: www.autismmovementtherapy.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: 11:05am PST

Making an Action Plan

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Joanne Lara shares the power of making an action plan for our kids on the Autism spectrum and how to include the child in the process!  For more information on Autism Movement Therapy visit: www.autismmovementtherapy.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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Inspirational Children's Book on Inclusion

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Joanne Lara has been working with children of different abilities for years.  She founded  Autism Movement Therapy  and is an inspirational global speaker on how to empower our kids and prepare them for inclusion.  Listen as Joanne speaks about her new children's book which carries the message of inclusion! For more information on Autism Movement Therapy visit: www.autismmovementtherapy.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 June 3rd, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon talks with Joanne Lara from Autism Movement Therapy about  "The Power of Envisioning & Transitioning"!  Joanne gives great tips on how to empower your child by helping them to formulate ideas on what they would like to do as adults and then creating a plan to help bring it to fruition. For more information on Autism Movement Therapy visit: www.autismmovementtherapy.com  Shannon shares news stories about a possible link between hormones and Autism, a new potential Autism screening tool and the film Autism and Trauma, which details some of the trauma individuals on the spectrum are put through and the after effects.

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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Skills®: Age Appropriate Lessons

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Skills® Co-Creator, Dr. Adel Najdowski explains the process of how lessons were assigned age appropriate status in the Skills® program.  Skills® is a comprehensive tool used to help teach a child skills they are behind on, it includes an assessment portion, 8 curricula areas, a behavior intervention plan builder and much more. For more information on Skills® visit: www.skillsforautism.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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Why Parents Should Take Data

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, Head of Research and Development at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders explains why taking data is an important part of any treatment plan.  This is an area where parents frequently want to run away but Dr. Tarbox makes the case for why we should be interested in taking data.
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: 2:09pm PST

Self Determination in California

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Caroline Wilson, executive director of Autism Society Los Angeles talks with Shannon about the current status of Self Determination in California.  Now that the bill has become a law, what does it mean for Autism families?  For more information visit:  www.autismla.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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Unified Theatre Rocks!

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Micaela Connery and Laura McLelland from Unified Theater talk about their mission to provide inclusion based theater experiences to middle school and high school students around the country.  This unique program is available to schools throughout the United States, to teach true inclusion, tolerance, social skills and much more.  For more information visit: www.unifiedtheater.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 May 29th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live: Shannon Penrod talks with Dr. Adel Najdowski about highlights from this year's ABAI conference.  Dr. Najdowski answers viewer's questions about SKILLS and about anxiety brought on from being around other children.   Shannon gives an Autism Ignorance Award to PETA for their thoughtless and incendiary campaign featuring the slogan "Got Autism?" encouraging people to avoid drinking milk.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a views question about potty training and tells us why parents should take data and how they can do it realistically.
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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Skills® vs. VB Mapp

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Dr. Adel Najdowski answers a viewer's question about the ways in which Skills® and the VB Mapp are similar and different. For more information on Skills® visit:  www.skillsforautism.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: 12:25pm PST

Ride for Autism Wine Event

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Doug Marrone from the Ride for Autism talks about their upcoming Artesian Wine Event, a fundraiser, which will benefit organizations, like ACT Today! This unique event will take place at the Chart House in Redondo Beach, CA on Sunday, June 8th. For more information visit www.rideforautism.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: 12:24pm PST

Autism Feature Film Explores Elopement

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Sam Fleischner, director of the film, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, talks about this timely film. The film focuses on a young teenager with Autism who wanders away and finds himself living in the subways of New York City for several days before and during Hurricane Sandy. The film opens in New York City this Friday.  For more information visit: www.standclearclosingdoors.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: 12:23pm PST

Swimming With Autism

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Tammy Anderson, co-author of Swimming with Autism, talks about the importance of teaching swimming and water safety to individuals on the Autism Spectrum.  This is National Drowning Prevention Month, which is especially poignant for so many in the Autism community. Tammy helps us to know how we can find instructors who are specifically trained to be effective with our ASD kids! For more information visit: www.swimmingwithautism.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 www.centerforautism.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:22pm PST

Treating Extreme Behavior

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a parent's question about treating extreme behavior, in this case a young man who is repeatedly breaking windows, sometime even in the middle of the night. Dr. Tarbox shares hopeful information about how to get help for treating these kinds of issues, that require professional assistance.

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: 12:19pm PST

Autism Live, Wednesday May 28th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about the shootings at UCSB and how Autism is portrayed in the news.  Dr. Granpeesheh also answers questions about obsessions with watching cars, when Skills Book will be available, how much parent training we should get and why we might consider getting RBT certified.  During Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, Shannon pays tribute to Maya Angelou.
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: 12:18pm PST

Autism Live, Tuesday May 27th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon talks with Micaela Connery and Laura McLelland from Unified Theater about their mission to provide inclusion based theater experiences to middle school and high school students around the country.  Caroline Wilson, executive director of Autism Society Los Angeles talks with Shannon about the devastating shooting at UC Santa Barbara over the weekend, about reports that the shooter was on the spectrum, how the press coverage, in light of the recent Washington Post article declaring there is a "significant" connection between Autism and mass murders, has not always been responsible, and perhaps more importantly, what can we learn from this tragedy so we can prevent it from ever happening again?  Self Determination and an update on the Disney disability pass are also discussed.
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: 12:17pm PST

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