Autism Live

Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a  viewer’s question about how to teach teens that are high functioning. Do we tell them what the point of the lesson is? Do we tell them what the expectation of a response is and how do we get to true generalization?

 

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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Center for Autism and Related Disorders CFO, Mark Keller visits the set of Autism Live for a misty farewell before he begins his retirement.  Mr. Keller has worked tirelessly behind the scenes for the last 10 years, helping children with Autism receive the highest quality of care.  We salute Mark Keller for his service to the Autism community and his service to our country!  We wish him a happy new beginning!

 

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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Dr. Linda Copeland shares her unique vantage point of Autism as both a Developmental Pediatrician and a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst.  Dr. Copeland has joined forces with the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) to provide clients with more comprehensive, meaningful care.

 

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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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers a viewer’s questions about a new challenging behavior that has cropped up – Is it normal for a child who is going through a quality ABA intervention to have new challenging behavior?  Dr. Tarbox gives great advice about the natural progression of behaviors even within a great ABA program.

 

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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Shannon gives an update on the story alleging that a CDC whistleblower has come forward admitting there was a cover-up that kept information about  a link between the MMR vaccine and Autism in young African American male children.  According to Andrew Wakefield, via a phone conversation, Bill Thompson has no plans to speak to the media and will tell his story to Bill Posey’s office and to Congress on a yet to be determined date.

 

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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Amanda Smith talks about the Elephant in the Room Project, a new study that examines how and when to tell an individual that they are on the spectrum.  Amanda welcomes parents, practitioners and individuals with ASD to fill out the online survey which can be found at http://www.ucalgary.ca/asert/Discussion .  

 

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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Dr. Adel Najdowski explains how the Skills® program can be used by an entire team working with a student on the Autism Spectrum within a school setting to not only teach effectively but also communicate with each other efficiently!  For more information on Skills® The Online Autism Tool, 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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Dr. Adel Najdowski explains how the Skills® program works helps within the school setting by giving the teachers and staff an accurate read on where to begin teaching a student with deficits. The Skills® assessment not only shows where a student is, but it also helps to track the student’s progress so new teachers don’t have to start over, do redundant assessments and waste valuable time in order to begin teaching effectively.  For more information on Skills® The Online Autism Tool, 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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Juan Ronderos Torres shares news about Binational Health Month 2014 and the many different festivals and resource fairs that will be held in Los Angeles and around the United States.  For more information visit www.centroparaautismo.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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Noddy Nweke shares inspirational information about the upcoming Jazz Hands concert, taking place on September 13 at 2pm in Venice, CA.  The concert will feature performers on the Autism Spectrum, including singer Alex Hale.  To RSVP to the event email JazzHandsForAutism@gmail.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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Dr. Alysson Muotri, a leading cellular and molecular biologist, talks about recent advances in medicine that are making it possible to find medicines that can change the way autistic brain cells react, grow and take in new information.  This research has the potential to phenotype Autism and make existing treatments more effective and efficient. For more information on Dr. Muotri’s research visit:  Http://muotri.ucsd.edu 

 

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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Juan Ronderos Torres shares information about what steps to take once you determine that your child has some of the symptoms of Autism.  The process doesn’t have to be scary when you know that there are resources available to your child and that you have rights, regardless of your citizenship status. Juan’s new segment Autismo y Familia will debut on Autism Live’s You Tube page on Friday, September 5 at 3pm.  

 

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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Today on Autism Live: Shannon gives the newest update on the alleged CDC Whistleblower.  Dr. Linda Copeland shares her unique vantage point of Autism as both a Developmental Pediatrician and a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst.  Center for Autism CFO, Mark Keller visits the show for a misty farewell before he begins his retirement and Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer’s questions about how to teach teens that are high functioning, what to do about repetitive movements and is there an age when a child is too old to develop 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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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about the differences between DTT, NET, PRT, RDI and an FBA.  Other questions involve getting an older individual to respond to a timer to signal that bathroom time is over, getting help when you have multiple children on the spectrum and they are pushing each other’s buttons, how to help a child who is overreacting to things that go wrong and more.  On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies feature a show from October of 2013 with Andrew Wakefield talking about the documentary “Who Killed Alex Spourdalakis?”.

 

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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Today on Autism Live, Juan Ronderos Torres visits to talk about what steps to take once you determine that your child has some of the symptoms of Autism.  Juan’s new segment Autismo y Familia will debut on Autism Live’s You Tube page on Friday, September 5 at 3pm.  Shannon interviews Noddy Nweke about the upcoming Jazz Hands concert, taking place on September 13 at 2pm in Venice, CA.  The concert will feature performers on the Autism Spectrum, including singer Alex Hale.  To RSVP to the event email JazzHandsForAutism@gmail.com.   Amanda Smith talks about the Elephant in the Room Project, a new study that examines how and when to tell an individual that they are on the spectrum.  Amanda welcomes parents, practitioners and individuals with ASD to fill out the online survey which can be found at http://www.ucalgary.ca/asert/Discussion .  Shannon gives an update on the story alleging that a CDC whistleblower has come forward admitting there was a cover-up that kept information about  a link between the MMR vaccine and Autism in young African American male children.

 

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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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about perseverations around cutting hair, how to help an 8th grader interact socially with peers at lunch, getting regional center to cover insurance co pays and more.  On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies welcome Dr. Alysson Muotri, a leading cellular and molecular biologist to talk about recent advances in medicine that are making it possible to find medicines that can change the way autistic brain cells react, grow and take in new information.  This research has the potential to phenotype Autism and make existing treatments more effective and efficient.

 

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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Today on Autism Live, Juan Ronderos Torres visits to talk about Binational Health Month and the many different festivals and resource fairs that will be held in Los Angeles.  For more information visit www.centroparaautismo.com   For the first time, Shannon welcomes her husband to the show and interviews him, the couple speaks frankly about what it has been like to be married and stay married while having a child undergoing intensive behavioral intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Shannon talks about Autism in the classroom and gives kudos to Justin Timberlake for singing to a young boy on the 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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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Adel Najdowski explains how the Skills® program works within the school setting to help all members of an educational team be more productive at teaching appropriate skills and reducing challenging behavior that could impeded progress.  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer questions about how to prepare children for lock downs and other emergency issues within a school setting.  Autism Mom Anna Yarrow talks about a recent harrowing experience and her decision to create a site for other parents of individuals with special needs to be able to share their thoughts and feelings creatively.  For more information visit: http://www.annayarrow.com/sleeping-ink/

 

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 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:

 

 

00:15  How can I help my child with scripting?

 

07:08  How can I help reduce my daughter’s time in the bathroom using a timer?

 

13:48 What is the function of my child’s haircutting behavior? 

 

17:04  When working with Skills, should we begin with lessons or in group settings? 

 

26:49  How can I help my child to identify and avoid bullies? 

 

32:10  How can I help my child who has a tantrum after a disruptive action or sound? 

 

36:24  What are the differences between DTT, NET, FBI, PRT, and RDI? 

 

47:57  Do you have any suggestions for my son who takes things that don’t belong to him? 

 

49:28 What can I do to help siblings on and off the spectrum get along? 

 

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 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:

 

00:14 What do we do when my son giggles and smiles when challenged or stressed?

 

03:13 How do we to help overcome stress or embarrassment from seeing school peers or teachers in an outside environment?

 

12:02  Are there any activities you would suggest to help with social interaction between my son and his peers?

 

21:43 How can we help our morning routine run smoother?

 

29:18 Do you have any advice about a haircutting obsessions? 

 

36:11 Is it true Regional Centers will give copays for certain hours? 

 

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 Mom Anna Yarrow talks about a recent harrowing experience and her decision to create a site/class for other parents of individuals with special needs to be able to share their thoughts and feelings creatively.  For more information visit: http://www.annayarrow.com/sleeping-ink/

 

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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Juan Ronderos, the director of CARD Español, shares news about the new segment he will be hosting on Autism Live, answering questions in Spanish.  This new segment will air on Fridays starting in September on Autism Live’s You Tube channel: www.youtube.com/AutismLive.

 

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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Shannon Penrod, host of Autism Live, gives the 411 on how to pack a healthy balanced school lunch without fuss!  Have you ever wondered if there was an easy formula to pack a healthy, tasty lunch, even for kids on restrictive diets?  This video reveals easy strategies to automate packing great lunches for everyone.

 

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 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:

 

00:11 My son has started scripting a lot and making noises. What can I do to help him with 

that?

 

04:23 My 7-yr-old has trouble with change and perspective taking, especially with peers. Besides social stories, what can we use to work on this?

 

13:09 What should I do when my daughter throws things when mad?  

 

16:50 Is there an age when I can stop worrying about my child regressing to autism? 

 

26:28 How do I help my son stop attacking me? 

 

35:36 Is it normal for a child to forget skills he has mastered? 

 

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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211 is an amazing resource for families nationwide to get help and assistance with a wide variety of issues including housing, food stamps and health issues.  211 LA is piloting a new program to screen and find children who are at risk for Autism and other developmental delays and then help connect them in real time to services and support.  Patricia Herrera from 211 LA  talks about this amazing program; the need to keep it alive and to help it become a nationwide standard! For more information dial 211 on your phone. 

 

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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Voyage into Healing was started by Patricia Leat after realizing the stress and anxiety that accompany a diagnosis of Autism and other special needs.  Patricia is renovating a boat with the purpose of taking individuals with Autism and other developmental delays and their families, on short excursions for the sole purpose of reducing stress.  For more information visit:  www.voyageintohealing.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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Mike Hipple is an inspirational young college student who advocates for all children with communication issues to have access to and to learn the joys of being able to communicate with Augmentative Assistive technology.  Mike shares information about 2 exciting opportunities for families using augmentative devices for an individual who needs assistive technology to communicate. 

 

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 Mom Shannon Penrod shares some tips for packing healthy, tasty snacks for school – without sugar or artificial food colors!  It’s easy if you just think of the three c’s!

 

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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Ian Cole shares his passion for trains and how that is helping him to reduce stress.  Train enthusiasts will want to check out Ian’s facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RailfanProductions .  This is a perfect example of taking a specific interest and using it to help individual overcome challenges they are facing.  Go Ian!

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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With back to school in full swing, a great way to work on adaptive skills is by making a chore spin wheel. Just grab a paper, crayons, a brad and get to spinning! 

 

Smarty, short for smart art, is a monthly series showing the ways in which you can use art to bond with your child while practicing skills they are working on in therapy. Its real life application of lessons they are learning.

 

This segment is sponsored by www.SkillsforAutism.com

 

Music by: Youtube.com/MistaCookieJar

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Eighteen year old Romario Snow has Autism and a sensitivity to violence.  When he sees images of violence he runs away from it without thought to how much danger he might be running into.  Romario and his mother talk about what caused Romario to elope from a Los Angeles store on June 27th and the twenty days that followed as he was lost in the streets of LA and his mother frantically searched for him. This story has a happy ending but more needs to be done to prevent these events and support families who are coping with elopement and bolting. 

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Julie Weissman Markovitz, creator of Kids in Motion, shares how this educational program is preparing to help kids on the spectrum be included and get fit through dance and yoga!  The new program Marty Miracle and Kids in Motion is getting ready to film its first three episodes.   For more information visit: www.danceyoga.com  

 

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Dr. Adel Najdowski explains how Pivotal Response Training fits into a quality ABA program for ideal generalization.  

 

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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Race car driver Jason Cherry speaks from the ASA conference about being an Autism sibling and how he is using his talents as a race car driver to bring awareness about Autism.  For more information about Jason Cherry Racing visit: www.jasoncherryracing.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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Dr. Jim Ball shares the vision of this year’s Autism Society of America Conference in Indiana. This year’s conference features more 1 on 1 interaction and customization so every attendee can get the information they need.  For more info on the conference please visit: www.autism-society.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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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer questions about teaching coping skills to teens on the spectrum, including a discussion about Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

 

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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During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome author, autism advocate and creator of BE SAFE the Movie, Emily Iland as well as disability advocate Starr Taxmen to talk about important safety considerations all Autism parents should be aware of and taking action on! For more information about Emily Iland and Be Safe the Movie visit: www.besafethemovie.com   For more information on Starr Taxman visit: www.starradvocacy.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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We hear stories everyday of children with ASD going missing.  These stories often end in tragedy. Robert Lowrey from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children offers suggestions to families about what they can do right now to make it more likely their child will be found if they ever should go missing and steps we can all take to hopefully prevent that from ever happening. For more information visit www.missingkids.com Safety is the topic for the week and elopement is the jargon of the day.

 

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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Dr. Temple Grandin answers viewer questions LIVE from the ASA conference after giving her Keynote address!!!  Dr. Grandin shares insights on how to encourage children with ASD, to educate to take away anxiety and to set them up for success with sensory issues!  To find the paper Dr. Grandin references in the interview on environmental enrichment for treating Autism visit: http://faculty.sites.uci.edu/jjgargus/files/2013/05/Woo-and-Leon-20132.pdf 

 

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Today on Autism Live: Dr. Adel Najdowski explains talks about the safety lessons in the Skills®.  Shannon interviews Romario and Fiorella Snow about Romario’s recent elopement that led to 20 days of living on the streets of LA until his mom finally found him.  Julie Weissman Markovitz, creator of Kids in Motion, shares how this educational program is preparing to help kids on the spectrum be included and get fit through dance and yoga!  The new program Marty Miracle and Kids in Motion is getting ready to film its first three episodes.   For more information visit: www.danceyoga.com  Dr. Jonathan Tarbox answers viewer questions about what people mean when they use the term High Functioning and how we can avoid having these terms used to deny our children treatment options!

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: 2:44pm PST

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Today on Autism Live Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about elopement, teaching safety,  co morbidities, potty training, ASD in public schools, speech therapies, FBAs and much more.   During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome author, autism advocate and creator of BE SAFE the Movie, Emily Iland as well as disability advocate Starr Taxmen to talk about important safety considerations all Autism parents should be aware of and taking action on!

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: 2:43pm PST

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Today on Autism Live, Robert Lowrey from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children talks about the growing number of cases involving children who are on the Autism spectrum and are missing.  Suggestions are offered to families about what they can do right now to make it more likely their child will be found if they ever should go missing and steps we can all take to hopefully prevent that from ever happening. For more information visit www.missingkids.com Safety is the topic for the week and elopement is the jargon of the day.

 

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: 2:41pm PST

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