Autism Live

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Today on Autism Live:  On Ask Dr. Doreen:  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer’s questions about Medicaid funded services in Florida, food selectivity and picky eaters, how to teach a child to swallow after taking out a G tube, the relationship between ABA and PRT, what to do when a child is being moved to a special day program because of behaviors and more! On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Ned Sahin from Brian Power.  Brain Power is an innovative way to use Google Glass as teaching tool for individuals with Autism.  Ned invites parents in the Boston area to participate in their Beta trials that are being conducted now.  Visit www.brain-power.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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Joanne Lara, from Autism Movement Therapy, recaps the fabulous Temple Grandin and Friends event that benefited Autism Works Now. The star studded event featured Temple Grandin, Joe Montagna, Ed Asner and Dani Bowman as well as performances by James Durbin, Lonnie Parks, Susan Scheller and more!  Joanne speaks about the pressing need for employment in the Autism Community. To buy an “I’m Friends with Temple” t-shirt, visit www.autismmovementtherapy.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’s Jargon is Pica.  Pica is a very serious condition that involves a compulsion to eat things that are not food.  It can be life threatening and requires professional intervention.

 

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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: Special guest Joanne Lara, from Autism Movement Therapy, recaps the fabulous Temple Grandin and Friends event that benefited Autism Works Now. The star studded event featured Temple Grandin, Joe Montagna, Ed Asner and Dani Bowman as well as performances by James Durbin, Lonnie Parks, Susan Scheller and more!  To buy an “I’m Friends with Temple” t-shirt, visit www.autismmovementtherapy.com  Stefanie Schaeffer hosts the second installment of The Future is Bright, presented in conjunction with Autism Society of America.  Stefanie’s guests today are Lori Ireland from Extraordinary Ventures, Scott Badesch fro Autism Society of America and Katherine Yu whose daughter has illustrated Drawing Sylvia.  For more information on Autism Society of America or their upcoming conference visit: www.autism-society.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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Alumni from Hope Tech share their view on having attended a school where inclusion was paramount.  Hope Tech, located in Palo Alto, California has been providing inclusive education for 14 years for grades K-8.  This year Hope Tech will start its very first 9th grade class. For more information on Hope Tech visit: www.hopetechschool.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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Gail Ewell, founder and Executive Director of Hope Tech, talks about their unique program in Northern California that uses true inclusion to educate young students of all needs.  Graduates of the Hope Tech program speak about the benefits of learning in such a productive environment. For more information on Hope Tech visit: www.hopetechschool.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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Dr. Adel Najdowski discusses teaching social skills to teens with Autism.  Are social skills classes worth the time and money?  Is there a more effective way to teach social skills?

 

 

 

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. Najdowski gives tips on how to customize a teen’s program for maximum effect.  Depending on the individual there are many areas that a teen might need help with, everything from socialization to executive functioning!

 

 

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. Adel Najdowski discusses getting to real progress with teens on the Autism spectrum using ABA.  Many people assume that ABA is only effective in teaching very young children with Autism, the truth is that ABA can be very effective in helping teens on the spectrum.

 

 

 

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

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Autism Dad and inventor Bruce Wilson talks about his non-profit, If I Need Help. If I Need Help creates inexpensive and effective products to keep children safe if they are separated from their care givers.  Their unique QR codes are available in a wide array of patches and tags to help reunite children with their families safely.  For more information visit:  www.IfINeedHelp.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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Today’s Jargon is Fluency.  Fluency is being able to do something quickly and accurately.

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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 talks about getting to real progress with teens on the Autism spectrum using ABA.  Dr. Najdowski gives tips on how to customize a teen’s program for maximum effect.  Gail Ewell, founder and Executive Director of Hope Tech, talks about their unique program in Northern California that uses true inclusion to educate young students of all needs.  Graduates of the Hope Tech program speak about the benefits of learning in such a productive environment. For more information on Hope Tech visit: www.hopetechschool.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 Autism Live:  On Ask Dr. Doreen:  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer’s questions about automatically reinforced behavior and how to treat it, what to do when there is anxiety about getting older, how to toilet train a non verbal 7 year old, how do we know a therapist will be knowledgeable and kind and more!  On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Bruce Wilson from If I Need Help, an amazing nonprofit organization that creates inexpensive and effective products to keep children safe if they are separated from their care givers.  Their unique QR codes are available in a wide array of patches and tags to help reunite children with their families safely.  For more information visit:  www.IfIneedHelp.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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Kerrie Mallory Thompson, from Autism Will Not Define My Son, talks with Shannon Penrod about her ongoing adventures with Autism Will Not Define My Son, Ink for Autism, Autism Speaks and a newly formed Arizona support group. For more information visit: www.facebook.com/autismwillnotdefinemyson

 

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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Cara Koscinski, the Pocket OT, answers viewers questions about sensory issues, systematic desensitization, building attention and sensory rooms.

 

 

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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Looking for more summer fun ideas? Cara Koscinski, the Pocket OT, gives even more tips on how to keep the fun going while the learning is happening! To read more visit: www.thepocketot.com and click on the blog tab.

 

 

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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Cara Koscinski, the Pocket OT, gives great summer fun tips that are guaranteed to help any aged learner learn and grow without even knowing its therapy.  To read more visit: www.thepocketot.com and click on the blog tab.

 

 

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 Model Prompt.  Modeling the behavior you want someone else to do is a very effective teaching tool when the individual has already developed the skill of learning through imitation.

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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: Shannon Penrod talks with Cara Koscinski, the Pocket OT, about great ways to have fun while building skills over the summer!   Cara gives great tips guaranteed to help any aged learner to access fun and progress.  To read more suggestion visit: www.thepocketot.com and click on the blog tab. Shannon also interviews Kerrie Mallory Thompson, from Autism Will Not Define My Son, about her ongoing adventures with Ink for Autism, Autism Speaks and the newly formed Arizona support group. For more information visit: www.facebook.com/autismwillnotdefinemyson

 

 

 

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

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

00:12 – How can I son to be more calm?

07:52 - Is ABA beneficial for high functioning kids?

18:33  – Are there any good resources to help adults increase their independent living skills?

23:35 - How do I help my family understand challenging behaviors?

27:29 - Do you know of any summer camps that can help with receptive and expressive language?

28:44 - My son won't stop hitting, please help!

31:48 - How do I help with tantruming in the grocery store?

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 Shannon about setting meaningful priorities as a family during Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention.  One of the most important things to remember is COMMUNICATION!

 

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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George Williams, Autism Dad and author of Who Will Care for Them, What the Future Holds for Millions of Autistic Adults talks about being a dad of an 18 year old 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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Who Will Care for Them, What the Future Holds for Millions of Autistic Adults, a book by George Williams chronicles what life will be like in 2040 and what we need to put in place now to ensure that our children are taken care of.

 

 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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George Williams, author of Who Will Care for Them, What the Future Holds for Millions of Autistic Adults talks with Shannon about the need to prepare for the future for all of us with children on the Autism Spectrum.  George’s book looks forward to 2040 to see how we should begin to prepare.

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:  On Ask Dr. Doreen:  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer’s questions about teaching social skills to high functioning kids on the spectrum, what to do about a 5 year old who struggles to be calm, what services are available to support adults on the spectrum with hygiene skills and keeping their rooms cleaned, what to do about a child that is obsessive in a grocery store and more.  During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, Shannon talks with George Williams about his book Who Will Care for Them, What the Future Holds for Millions of Autistic Adults. Shannon also talks with George about being a dad of an 18 year old on the spectrum.  LMFT, Vince Redmond, talks with Shannon about setting meaningful priorities as a family during Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention. 

 

 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 Fogel, Director and Founder of Camp Pegasus, talks about their unique summer camp program, in the Philadelphia area, that specializes in teaching social skills to kids age 6-15 on the Autism spectrum.  For more information visit: www.camppegasus.com  

 

 

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

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

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 FAPEFAPE stands for Free Appropriate Public Education!  It is what every school child in the U.S. is legally entitled to.

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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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Dave Kearon, the Director of Adult Services at Autism Speaks talks about the wide variety of resources available for adults with ASD.  There are resources for residential supports, secondary education and more!  For more information on Autism Speaks’ adult services programs visit : https://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/adults

 

 

 

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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Where can individuals with ASD find great jobs? Dave Kearon, the Director of Adult Services at Autism Speaks, shares exciting information about the new job portal at www.thespectrumcareers.com .  The job portal is a unique new site that is free for employers and individuals with ASD who are looking for employment opportunities.  This amazing website is possible through a collaboration between Autism Speaks and Rangam Consultants.  For more information on other adult services programs visit : https://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/adults

 

 

 

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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Susan Sheller is a performer and a mom…an Autism mom.  Susan shares about her son’s diagnosis and how music has been a part of both of their lives.  Susan is preparing to perform at Temple Grandin and Friends.  The concert, held at the Nokia Theatre on May 20th will feature performances by Susan Sheller, Spencer Harte, James Durbin, Stephen Shore and more!  Presenters will include Temple Grandin, Dani Bowman and Joe Montagna.  For more information visit: http://templegrandinandfriends.com/  To hear Susan’s song If I Can Feel It visit: http://www.reverbnation.com/susansheller/songs 

 

 

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 Susan Sheller talks about her upcoming performance at Temple Grandin and Friends.  The concert, held at the Nokia Theatre on May 20th will feature performances by Susan, Spencer Harte, James Durbin, Stephen Shore and more!  Presenters will include Temple Grandin, Dani Bowman and Joe Montagna.  For more information visit: http://templegrandinandfriends.com/  To hear Susan’s song If I Can Feel It visit: http://www.reverbnation.com/susansheller/songs 

 

 

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 Unconditioned ReinforcerSomething’s are reinforcing without having to work to get them to be reinforcing!

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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 Penrod talks with performer Susan Sheller about her upcoming performance at Temple Grandin and Friends.  The concert, held at the Nokia Theatre on May 20th will feature performances by Susan Sheller, Spencer Harte, James Durbin, Stephen Shore and more!  Presenters will include Temple Grandin, Dani Bowman and Joe Montagna.  For more information visit: http://templegrandinandfriends.com/  To hear Susan’s song If I Can Feel It visit: http://www.reverbnation.com/susansheller/songs  Shannon also welcomes Dave Kearon, the Director of Adult Services at Autism Speaks, to talk about the new job portal at www.thespectrumcareers.com , a unique new site that is free for employers and individuals with ASD who are looking for employment opportunities.  This amazing website is possible through a collaboration between Autism Speaks and Rangam Consultants.  For more information on other adult services programs visit : https://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/adults

 

 

 

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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Spencer Harte is an amazing young singer, she also happens to be on the Autism spectrum.  Spencer, whose beautiful operatic voice was featured in the final episode of Parenthood, sits down with her mother, Jill Creter Harte, and Shannon and Nancy to talk about some of the amazing events Spencer has recently performed at, as well as some events she has coming up including, Temple Grandin and Friends on the 20th of May! Spencer sings Ave Maria for Nancy and there is not a dry eye in the house!!  To purchase tickets for Temple Grandin and Friends, visit: http://www.axs.com/events/254823/temple-grandin-friends-tickets?skin=clubnokia

 

 

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 Soo Cho answers Autism Mom Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson’s questions about coping with perseverative behaviors as part of a celebration of Nancy’s birthday!  What do you give an Autism Mom on her special day?  Time with an Autism Expert!

 

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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Viewers, guests and friends send birthday wishes and messages for Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson on her special day!

 

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Today on Autism Live:  On Ask Dr. Doreen:  a special showing of The Anxiety Show: Part 2.  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers parent’s questions about anxiety and how to treat it in and individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder.   During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies celebrate Nancy’s BIRTHDAY with special guests:  Autism Expert Soo Cho and Jill Creter Harte and her daughter, singing sensation, Spencer Harte!  Spencer sings Ave Maria for Nancy and there is not a dry eye in the house!!  Finally to top it off Shannon reads some of the messages from viewers and friends to Nancy on her special 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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Robyn Schneider, Autism Mom extraordinaire, talks about her book, Silent Running, and how both of her sons found their passion in long distance running.  The Schneider family has experienced more than its fair share of adversity…two boys with nonverbal Autism, a Dad with MS, a Mom with breast cancer…but running has helped the entire family and given them a way of coping. Silent Running is available on Amazon : http://www.amazon.com/Silent-Running-Family%C2%92s-Journey-Finish/dp/1629370916   

 

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Robyn Schneider’s book Silent Running shares her family’s journey to discover a passion they could all rally around.  Ultimately, the Schneiders discovered that long distance running was not only the answer for their nonverbal sons but also for the entire family. Silent Running is available on Amazon : http://www.amazon.com/Silent-Running-Family%C2%92s-Journey-Finish/dp/1629370916   

 

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E4i stands for Entrepreneurship  for Independence! Boaz Nelson Santiago talks about the E4i camp at Picasso Einstein.  This unique camp helps older teens and young adults to discover the power of entrepreneurship.  This year’s E4i camp is the recipient of a Baker Summer Camp Grant from Autism Speaks, which will make it possible for financial support for campers who may not otherwise be able to afford camp.  For more information on PicassoEinstein and their E4i camp visit: www.PicassoEinstein.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 Conditioned Reinforcer!  Have you ever wondered how you can get someone to like something they don’t like or worse something that isn’t likeable?  Conditioning!  

 

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Today on Autism Live: Shannon Penrod talks with Boaz Nelson Santiago about the E4i camp at PicassoEinstein.  This unique camp helps older teens and young adults to discover the power of entrepreneurship.  This year’s E4i camp is the recipient of a Baker Summer Camp Grant from Autism Speaks, which will make it possible for financial support for campers who may not otherwise be able to afford camp.  For more information on PicassoEinstein and their E4i camp visit: www.PicassoEinstein.com   Robyn Schneider talks about her book Silent Running and how both of her sons found their passion in long distance running.  The Schneider family has more than its fair share of adversity…two boys with nonverbal Autism, a Dad with MS, a Mom with breast cancer…but running has helped the entire family and given them a way of coping. Silent Running is available on Amazon : http://www.amazon.com/Silent-Running-Family%C2%92s-Journey-Finish/dp/1629370916   Shannon Penrod gives an easy was for parents to track challenging behaviors.

 

 

 

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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Christopher Stadulis talks Autism, bullying, homelessness and being a dad of a son special needs, all themes from Chris’ new film Burning Down.  For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/Burning.Down.movie

 

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Actor, Filmmaker and Activist, Christopher Stadulis talks with Shannon about his short film Burning Down, in which he plays a New York firefighter struggling to come to terms with his son’s diagnosis of ASD.   For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/Burning.Down.movie

 

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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Tom Bowes is the “Autistic Genius”.  Tom, on the spectrum himself, is a “YouTuber” who explains Autism.  His fresh, innovative and personal look at Autism is educational and entertaining.  To learn more about Tom visit https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1025800507449407

 

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Today on Autism Live: Autism Mom, Shannon Penrod talks with Tom Bowes the “Autistic Genius”.  Tom, on the spectrum himself, is a “YouTuber” who explains Autism.  His fresh, innovative and personal look at Autism is educational and entertaining.  Actor, Filmmaker and Activist, Christopher Stadulis talks with Shannon about his short film Burning Down, in which he plays a New York firefighter struggling to come to terms with his son’s diagnosis of ASD.   Also on today’s show, The Future is Bright makes its debut!  Stefanie Schaeffer hosts this exciting new show is produced in conjunction with the Autism Society of America.  Her first guest is Scott Badesch, President of Autism Society of America.  For more information on Autism Society of America visit: http://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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Today’s Jargon is Systematic Desensitization!  Systematic Desensitization is a proven method of dealing with anxiety.  It requires great patience but when done correctly it is very effective at reducing fears and anxiety.

 

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Ryan Judd from The Rhythm Tree shares some of the benefits of music therapy for individuals with Autism.  For more information and to view Ryan’s free video series, 10 Great Ways You Can Use Music to Help an Individual with Special Needs, visit: www.therhythmtree.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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Ever wondered how music could make a difference for an individual with special needs? Ryan Judd from The Rhythm Tree talks candidly about the benefits of music therapy for individuals with Autism and other special needs.  For more information and to view Ryan’s free video series, 10 Great Ways You Can Use Music to Help an Individual with Special Needs, visit: www.therhythmtree.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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The Future is Bright makes its debut on Autism Live!  Stefanie Schaeffer hosts this exciting new show produced in conjunction with the Autism Society of America.  Her first guest Scott Badesch, President of Autism Society of America discusses the 50th Anniversary of Autism Society of America, where it has come from and what is left to be done.  Included in the discussion are legislative issues, discrimination, civil rights, employment opportunities, education and more! For more information on Autism Society of America visit: http://www.autism-society.org/

 

 

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Today on Autism Live:  On Ask Dr. Doreen:  a special showing of The Anxiety Show: Part 1.  Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh explains anxiety and how is can play a very real role in treating Autism Spectrum Disorders.   During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Ryan Judd from The Rhythm Tree to talk about the benefits of music therapy for individuals with Autism.  For more information and to view Ryan’s free video series, 10 Great Ways You Can Use Music to Help an Individual with Special Needs, visit: www.therhythmtree.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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Hoy en Autismo y Familia, Juan Ronderos, Presentador de Autismo y Familia, nos comparte de hispano a hispano y nos ayuda con la pregunta  ¿Cómo puedo ayudarle a mi niño o niña a construir su lenguaje? 

 

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Lisa Ackerman, Executive Director of TACA discusses what to do when the Doctor says, "Go allergy free GFCFSF."  Now what?

 

TACA is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism. 

 

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Lisa Ackerman, Executive Director of TACA discusses the notion of being "non-verbal" on the Autism Spectrum.  

 

TACA is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism. 

 

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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:  On Ask Dr. Doreen: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about Autism including:  How can I request more support for my child during standardized testing? Will the CARD book help me to teach conversation skills to my child?  How can I get my child to sleep in his own bed all night?  How can I help my 8 year old daughter to stop passing gas in public. What can I do for my child who is verbally stimming?  And more….During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Dani Bowman from Powerlight Animation Studios to talk about the upcoming event: Temple Grandin and Friends.  Dani will be speaking at the event along with Dr. Temple Grandin.  James Durbin, Dr. Stephen Shore and many others will be performing.  The entire event will benefit Autism Works, a unique program to help individuals on the spectrum gain jobs and job training.  For more information or to obtain tickets visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/266402480232226/

 

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Dani Bowman from Powerlight Animation Studios talks about the upcoming event: Temple Grandin and Friends.  Dani will be speaking at the event along with Dr. Temple Grandin.  James Durbin, Dr. Stephen Shore and many others will be performing.  The entire event will benefit Autism Works, a unique program to help individuals on the spectrum gain jobs and job training.  For more information or to obtain tickets visit:  https://www.facebook.com/events/266402480232226/

 

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 Boundary Markers!  Boundary Markers are the little things we do to let others know we are tuned in to what they are saying.  Sometimes we nod our heads, other times we inject words or exclamations, "No way!"

or, "Wow!"  These little signals when they are given and received help speakers know if they need to change their conversation style!

 

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Vanessa Alvarez outlines the 11 curricula areas of CARD Adult Services.  For more information visit www. http://www.cardadults.com/AdultServices/Default.aspx

 

 

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Vanessa Alvarez shares the importance of adult services being tailored specifically to the individuals needs. For information about CARD Adult services visit www. http://www.cardadults.com/AdultServices/Default.aspx

 

 

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Today’s Jargon is FBA!  FBA or Functional Behavior Assessment is critical to dealing effectively with challenging behavior.  If you don’t know why it’s happening how can you hope to be effective in changing it?  FBA’s tell us the function of the behavior.

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Zade Shakir, founder of USCKicks for Kids, shares exciting information about this unique and FREE program designed to help kids of all abilities access and enjoy physical fitness. For more information visit: http://www.usckicksforkids.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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The Autism Society of America is joining with Autism Live to bring you a new monthly show. Apprentice winner Stefanie Schaeffer will host “The Future is Bright!”  which will provide information, resources and hope to individuals and families living with autism. The Autism Society of America values the uniqueness of each person living with autism and strives to maximize their quality of life, to ensure they are treated with the highest level of dignity, and to help create a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.

 

 

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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Apprentice winner Stefani Schaeffer shares how she has become involved with the Autism Society of America and their ongoing mission to support individuals and families in the Autism community.  Ms. Schaeffer will be hosting the new monthly show on Autism Live, “The Future is Bright”, which will be done in conjunction with the Autism Society of America. 

 

 

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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Dani Bowman is a talented 20 year old college student.  She is also the founder of Powerlight Animation Studios, an international speaker, a successful artist and animator and teacher who specializes in teaching animation to children and adults on the Autism Spectrum.  Dani is also on the Autism Spectrum and an inspiration to the entire Autism community.  For more information on Powerlight Animation Studios and to view some of Dani’s work visit: http://www.powerlight-studios.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: Autism Mom, Shannon Penrod introduces Stefani Schaeffer, who will be hosting the new monthly show, “The Future is Bright”, brought to you in conjunction with the Autism Society of America.  Shannon gives and update of the free parent training currently available from the Institute for Behavioral Training  visit www.ibehavioraltraining.com for more information.  Vanessa Alvarez visits to tell viewers about the new CARD Adult Services!  For more information visit www. http://www.cardadults.com/AdultServices/Default.aspx .  Zade Shakir, founder of USCKick for Kids, shares exciting information about this unique and FREE program designed to help kids of all abilities access and enjoy physical fitness. For more information visit: http://www.usckicksforkids.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 expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions:

00:12 – How can I get my son to stay in bed at night?

09:05- How can I stop my son from making loud noises?

14:30 – How can I help with decision-making skills?

17:09 – Can I use the CARD book to teach conversation?

27:54- How can I work on teaching colors?

34:07 - How can we help with verbal stimming?

38:09 – How do I request for 1-on-1 testing in an IEP?

 

41:27 – How do I teach my daughter not to pass gas in public?

 

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Elaine Hall shares how the Miracle Project came to be. Student actor Nick Brode, shares how he became involved with the project and how his love of performance grew.  For more information on the Miracle Project visit: www.themiracleproject.org

 

 

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Elaine Hall, AKA Coach E!, along with student actor Nick Brode discusses the Miracle Project's newest show, The Intimidation Game.  The show is written and performed by students, many on the Autism Spectrum, and deals with themes having to do with bullying.  Nick sings an original song from the show! For more information on the Miracle Project or to obtain tickets visit: www.themiracleproject.org

 

 

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The Miracle Project received international recognition after Autism: The Musical debuted on HBO. Elaine Hall the creative genius behind the Miracle Project shares details about on of their new shows, Heroes Like Me, which features non verbal individuals with ASD. For more information on the Miracle Project visit: www.themiracleproject.org

 

 

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Student actor Nick Brode joins Shannon to talk about his role in The Miracle Project's newest show The Intimidation Game which will open this weekend.  Nick shares how much it has meant to him to be involved with a project like this and his hope to be a professional actor in films and TV.  For more information on the Miracle Project visit: www.themiracleproject.org

 

 

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Bob Epner is one of those inspirational parents who saw a need for their child and in solving that need created something amazing for all kinds of individuals.  Bob talks about the first year of the David Arthur Foundation in Manhattan and the decision to start a hockey team at the center. For more information on the David Arthur Center visit: http://manhattan.centerforautism.com/

 

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Autism Dad, Bob Epner gives an update on the David Arthur Center in New York City and their first year of providing excellent services to clients in order to prepare them for happy, productive lives that include being employed. For more information visit: http://manhattan.centerforautism.com/

 

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Today on Autism Live: Cecilia Knight from IBT offers free eLearning Autism Training to Parents who register in the month of April.  Visit http://www.ibehavioraltraining.com/IBT/AutismAwarenessTraining.aspx to register!  Tell everyone you know!  Bob Epner visits to give an update on the David Arthur Center in New York City and their first experience with having a hockey team!  For more information on the David Arthur Center visit: http://manhattan.centerforautism.com/

Coach E!, Elaine Hall visits with student actor Nick Brode to discuss the Miracle Project's newest shows which will open this weekend.  Nick shares how much it has meant to him to be involved with a project like this and Coach E! shares ways that people all over the world can begin to use the methodology developed and utilized by the Miracle Project.  For more information on the Miracle Project visit: www.themiracleproject.org

 

 

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Skills® is an online tool for treating Autism.  The Cognition Curriculum helps teach learners what others are seeing, thinking and experiencing.  For more information visit: www.skilsforautism.com 

 

 

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Finding a great service provider can be stressful for an Autism parent.  Sara Gershfeld from Love My Provider shares ways that Love My Provider is helping parents to find good quality service providers in their area.  Visit www.LoveMyProvider.com for more information.

 

 

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Today on Autism Live: Sara Gershfeld from Love My Provider recaps the inspirational Walk Now For Autism 2015 and shares ways that Love My Provider is helping parents to find good quality service providers in their area.  Shannon shares the Cognition Curriculum in Skills(R). The Jargon for the day is Boundary Markers!

 

 

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The Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) is offering free access to top quality training for Autism parents during the month of April.  Cecilia Knight from IBT shares the good news about how parents can empower themselves through eLearning!  Parents must register for the trainings before May 1st, when they register they will have access to the wide range of Parent trainings for 3 months.  Register at www.ibehavioraltraining.com/IBT/AutismAwarenessTraining.aspx  For more information on IBT visit: www.ibehavioraltraining.com   The read about how IBT Trainings helped one parent visit:  https://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2015/04/20/how-i-find-time-parent-training-busy-autism-mom

 

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Today’s Jargon is Joint Attention!  Joint attention is one of the early, important building blocks for gaining social skills.  It is often missing or diminished in children with ASD.  The good news is this skill can be taught and when it is it can have tremendous impact!

 

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Today on Autism Live: Autism Expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer's questions on a wide variety of topics including:  What can I do to prevent tantrums? How can I help my child acquire conversation skills?  What can I do if I can't afford ABA? How many lessons in Skills(R) can I work on in a 25 hour week? How can I get my daughter to do chores around the house?  My child is behind in language is it possible to get him caught up? and more...  On Let's Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Dr. Keith Storey to talk about positive supports for individuals with ASD for the workplace and school settings.  Dr. Storey's books: Positive Behavior Supports for Adults with Disabilities in Employment, Community, and Residential Settings , The Road Ahead: Transition to Adult Life for Persons with Disabilities (Assistive Technology Research), Positive Behavior Supports in Classrooms and Schools: Effective and Practical Strategies for Teachers and Others can be found on Amazon:http://www.amazon.com/Keith-Storey/e/B004AOFS3G

 

 

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Interviews with Matt Asner (Autism Speaks), Max Burkholder (Parenthood) and Ari Greenburg (Team Greenbean) and Alex Plank (WrongPlanet.net) at the Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism, which took place on Saturday, April 18th at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Autism Live's booth featured painting crafts which started on canvas and became more creative! 

 

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Today on Autism Live Shannon gives a recap on the wonderful Walk Now for Autism, which took place on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.  Building Social Skills is discussed and Dr. Linda Copeland answers questions about PANDAS.

 

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Social Skills are essential for success.  Autism Mom and former teacher, Shannon Penrod shares ways that parents and teachers can use Skills® to access critical lessons to build social skill.  For more information on Skills® visit www.skillsforautism.com.

 

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Talking with TACA with Lisa Ackerman from Talk About Curing Autism.

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Autism Mom, Shannon Penrod, talks with participants in the Entrepreneurship Fair at the ABC's & XYZ's of Special Needs Conference.  For more information on this exciting event visit: www.Center4SpecialNeeds.com

 

 

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The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) has been treating Autism for 25 years.  This short video pays tribute to Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh’s ongoing vision to help individuals with ASD to reach their highest potential.  Congratulations to Dr. Granpeesheh and all of the devoted people at CARD for 25 years of excellence.  Here’s to the next 25 years!!!  For more information about CARD visit: www.centerforautism.com

 

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Iain Croft, from Autism World Magazine, shares news of the exciting new free parent manual that is available to families in Western Australia.  This parent manual puts vital information in parent’s hands so they don’t have to waste time getting the help and support they need!  Bravo! For information on getting your free manual visit:

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On World Autism Awareness Day, Iain Croft joins Shannon from Western Australia to talk about Autism World Magazine and the wide variety of stories they cover in the bimonthly free digital magazine.  For more information and to get your free copy visit: http://www.autismworldmagazine.com/autism-world.html

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Autism Mom, Ilana Gershlowitz has a sobering conversation with Shannon on World Autism Awareness Day about the status of Autism in South Africa.  Ilana has been working hard to make a difference, by creating The Star Academy!  For more information on the Star Academy visit: http://www.thestaracademy.co.za/

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Ilana Gershlowitz talks with Shannon on World Autism Awareness Day from the Star Academy in South Africa. The Star Academy now has several locations in South Africa and has the capability to provide services in other areas of Africa as well!  For more information on the Star Academy visit: http://www.thestaracademy.co.za/

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Principal Baker and Assistant Principal Mrs. Loscos from Emblem Academy share their commitment for students of all abilities!  Emblem Academy fosters friendships and support for all students through their inclusion program.

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On a special World Autism Awareness Day edition of Autism Live Shannon welcomes Pilar Pitty to talk about the state of Autism in Panama.

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Autism Mom and blogger, Ragnhildur Agustsdottir talks with Shannon from Iceland about the status of Autism in Iceland (maybe we should all move the Iceland???) and she fills us in on a new Autism charity she has begun (maybe we SHOULD all move to Iceland).  For more information on Ragga’s charity visit: http://facebook.com/einhverfa

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Today on a special World Autism Awareness Day edition of Autism Live Shannon welcomes guests from around the world to talk about Autism.  First Shannon talks with officials from a school in Southern California about their inclusion model.  Principal Baker and Assistant Principal Mrs. Loscos from Emblem Academy share their commitment for students of all abilities!  Shannon talks with Ilana Gershlowitz from Star Academy about Autism in South Africa, Ragnhildur Agustsdottir joins from Iceland to talk about a new Autism charity she has begun. Pilar Pitty shares the state of Autism in Panama and Iain Croft from Autism World Magazine shares the status of Autism in Western Australia! Shannon shares the genesis of World Autism Awareness Day which was started by the United Nations.

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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 I get my daughter to pull up the back of her pants?

 

06:13 - My 5 year doesn't answer questions consistently at home or school. How do I help him respond more?

 

08:42 – My 4 year old only echoes what I say, what can I do?

 

10:56 – My son says he doesn’t want to go to school, is there anything I can do?

18:28 -   How do I teach proper potty training?

22:50 -   How can we help minimize anxiety and maximize social functioning and language?

 

 

 

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Joanne Lara and American Idol Finalist, James Durbin talk about #TempleGrandinandFriends.  This amazing event will take place at Club Nokia on May 20th.  The star studded event features performances by James Durbin and Stephen Shore among others, along with appearances by Dr. Temple Grandin and Dani Bowman and will benefit the Autism Works program.  Autism Works is an innovative program that will create temp work for individuals with Autism. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/266402480232226/

 

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Areva Martin from the Special Needs Network talks about April events for the Special Needs Network and an important new task force that will help underserved populations.  For more information visit: http://snnla.org/

 

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James Durbin broke down barriers when he became a finalist on the 10th season of American Idol.  He inspired people around the world by showing what a person with Autism and Tourette syndrome can do.  James continues to inspire through his work with Autism Works and their upcoming event #TempleGrandinandFriends.  This amazing event will take place at Club Nokia on May 20th.  The star studded event features performances by James Durbin and Stephen Shore among others, along with appearances by Dr. Temple Grandin and Dani Bowman. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/266402480232226/

 

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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It’s April!  And Autism Live starts it with a very special show!  First up, Ask Dr. Doreen: Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions about Autism including:  What is advanced Cognition?  Can it help my HF child?  How can I teach my daughter to pull up her pants, What should I do if my son cries every morning when I take him to school, How do I teach my son to wipe his bottom? …and more. During Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy, the ladies welcome Joanne Lara and American Idol Finalist, James Durbin to talk about #TempleGrandinandFriends.  This amazing event will take place at Club Nokia on May 20th. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/266402480232226/ Areva Martin from the Special Needs Network talks about April events for the Special Needs Network and an important  new task force that will help underserved populations.

 

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Jennifer Jones shares the mission of Autism Speaks. Autism Mom Shannon Penrod urges people to judge Autism charities by their work toward their mission, not on what they would like their mission to be.

 

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