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Autism Live Thursday, November 29, 2012

Autism Live Thursday, November 29, 2012 from Autism Live. Like this? Watch the latest episode of Autism Live on Blip! http://blip.tv/autismlive/watch

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The culmination of a week-long salute to TACA, Lisa Ackerman visits Autism Live to share stories of hope, great tasting recipes on the GFCFSF diet and the next step in the mission to provide families with children on the Autism Spectrum real help now! Hear about TACA?s journey guides and how you can get one! BCBA Angela Persicke visits to talk about play skills and studies that show the efficacy of a 30-40 hour program for small children on the spectrum. Shannon shares the toy of the day ? Read with Me Books!

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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Ask Dr. Doreen – Nov. 28th, 2012

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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:

00:20 My son needs an eye exam but does not like light shined in his eyes, do you have any advice?
04:06 My son eats paper, should I be concerned?
06:40 How do you get the school to use Skills??
12:50 Our son stays awake for sometimes 34 hours at a time, or won’t sleep more than two hours, what do we do?
21:40 When does a parent start planning financially, socially, and psychologically for their child’s long term care?
34:20 Meal times and bed times constantly turn into battles, what am I doing wrong?
40:40 How do I know when my child no longer needs a 1:1 aide?
44:22 What apps would you suggest for iPads for teaching appropriate speech?
48:22 How can I tell if my child’s aide is helping or hurting his progress to be independent?

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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TACA Mom Holly Riley

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Holly Riley’s son recovered from Autism after intensive behavioral and biomedical intervention. Listen in a she details her journey through Autism with her son with the help of TACA. Hear how she is dealing with the new information that her son is having seizures.

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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TACA Mom Moira Giammatteo

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Moria Giammatteo discovered her son had Autism while pregnant with her second child. It wasn?t an easy road for her or her husband, but they were able to get their son help and he progressed. Moira tells of how she found TACA and how this organization has helped her family. She also shares relationship information from a talk that she and her husband give to other Autism parents. Ever wonder why men seem to take longer in getting to the action phase of Autism? Listen in to hear what Moira believes can help Autism Dads to be fully present.

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

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Autism Live Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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Ask Dr. Doreen today features questions on pica, fading 1:1 aides, staying positive, ACT, toys for building social skills, getting eyes checked and dealing with sleep and feeding issues. Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh gives answers and inspiration on these topics and more. On Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy the ladies feature news stories about Autism and air pollution, Miss Montana’s “Normal is just a setting on a dryer” platform as she makes her bid to be the first Miss America with Autism, Bob Denver’s last 20 years devoted to his child on the spectrum and more!

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

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Autism Live Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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TACA Moms Moria Giammatteo and Holly Riley are featured on this special edition of Autism Live. TACA is a non- profit organization of parents supporting other parents with children on the Autism spectrum through information, mentorship, scholarships and hope. Moira shares information about maintaining a marriage, and finding support. Holly shares information about seizures with Autism and IEP tips to ensure that the education plan is followed. Both women share their journey through Autism with their children and their families and their fellow TACA members. In a segment on play skills and toys Shannon shares the toy of the day The Letter Factory an interactive DVD from Leap Frog.
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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Spot It! For Autism

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Looking for a great inexpensive game for child with Autism this holiday season? SPOT IT! from BlueOrangeGames.com is a great choice for many reasons. It’s inexpensive, versatile, mobile and visually rewarding. There are many different ways to play so different skill levels can be matched. This game works on hand skills, visual processing, cognition, language fluency, turn taking, speech and much, much more!

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

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Ask. Dr. Doreen – Nov. 21st, 2012

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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 Do our kids on a restricted diet benefit from ABA therapy?
05:18 How and when do you say a child on the spectrum is high-functioning?
10:05 Are there studies of early intervention and the resulting adult having a happy, intimate relationships?
17:15 Why do our kids need to repeat the same answer 10 times in ABA therapy?
26:10 When is the right time to stop trying to teach a child to speak and to start using a communication device?
31:06 How do we help keep our kids engaged in appropriate play?
37:41 Will my child always be naive/innocent compared to his neurotypical peers?
42:50 How do you decide if sensory integration would help the child in eliminating or managing the automatically reinforcing self-stimulatory behavior?

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

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Autism Live Monday, November 26, 2012

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Today Autism Live celebrates TACA, an organization that truly makes a difference in the lives of families on the Autism spectrum! Featured is the premiere a new video from TACA about a cutting edge new study involving ABA and IPADs for children with profound challenges, the results are stunning! Also featured on this episode are holiday stress tips, teaching our children to describe, teaching board game play and the favorite toy of the day ? SPOT IT! From Blue Orange.

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

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Autism Live Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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Today on Autism Live, Ask Dr. Doreen features Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answering questions on what high functioning Autism means, how diet and health relate to Autism and more. During Let?s Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy recent news linking fevers in pregnant mothers is discussed along with flu shots. Michael and Pross Bahinyoza visit to talk about their mission and success in bringing their nephew with Autism from Uganda with the help of Nancy Alspaugh Jackson and Autism Care and Treatment Today! Truly a show to thankful for!

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