Autism Live

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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.

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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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

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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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

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: 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

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 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

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 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?
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: 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.

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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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.

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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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.

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 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.

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 & 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.

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

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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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

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 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.

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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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.

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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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?

 

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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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.

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 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!

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 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!

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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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!


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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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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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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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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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

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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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Today on Autism Live, Shannon interviews Ahren Hoffman from Lekotech about some of the amazing toys featured in the years Toy Guide for Differently Abled Children. The yearly toy guide is a collaboration between Lekotek, Toys R Us and Autism speaks. For more information on Lekotek, visit www.lekotek.com During 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

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Today's Jargon is: Functional Pretend Play. Functional Pretend Play involves toys that resemble real life item, like a play kitchen or a toy phone. Children love to play pretend and these toys help them to strengthen skills required in real life.

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Jennifer Jones from Autism Speaks shares the many joys or attending a resource fair at an Autism Speaks Walk. The Orange County Autism Speaks Walk being held this Sunday, Dec 6th at Angels Stadium! For more information visit: www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/orangecounty

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Jennifer Jones talks about Autism Cares, a division of Autism Speaks that provides on time financial assistance to families with catastrophic circumstances, families that have had a fire, are about to be homeless, are dealing with cancer and other devastating issues. For more information visit: https://www.autismspeaks.org/AS-cares

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 Mom, Shannon Penrod, discusses the speech and subsequent apology of NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia, in which she referred to having to teach students who are “chronically tarded and medically annoying”. Yes. She actually said that.

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Warmkins creator Carolyn Garrick talks about these unique sensory friendly toys were created. These fun and inventive stuffed toys double as stuffed animals, weighted therapeutic tools and a gentle heating pad. For more information or to purchase a Warmkin visit: www.Warmkinsworld.com

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Carolyn Garrick, creator of Warmkins talks about these unique animals that are soothing and sensory friendly. These fun and inventive stuffed toys double as stuffed animals, weighted therapeutic tools and a gentle heating pad. For more information or to purchase a Warmkin visit: www.Warmkinsworld.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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Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off the 2016 Festival of Toys and welcomes Carolyn Garrick to show the toy day: Warmkins. These fun and inventive stuffed toys double as stuffed animals, weighted therapeutic tools and a gentle heating pad. For more information or to purchase a Warmkin visit: www.Warmkinsworld.com Jennifer Jones from Autism Speaks shares the four pillars of Autism Speaks and encourages everyone to attend the Orange County Autism Speaks Walk being held this Sunday, Dec 6th at Angels Stadium! For more information visit: www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/orangecounty

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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