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Shameful: Autism in France

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Special guests Alex Plank and Noah Trevino share information on their new documentary SHAMEFUL, which details the human rights violations being committed against children with Autism in France. The process known as “packing” involves wrapping children with Autism is freezing cold sheets in an effort to “shock” them out of their Autism. Instead the children are put into a hypothermic state and risk potential fatal conditions. Alex Plank is the founder of Wrong Planet an interactive social network for individuals 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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What’s Left? GFCFSF Cooking – Meat Puffs

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Autism Advocate Lisa Ackerman shares her amazing recipe for “meat puffs” a GFCFSF meatball that will please even the pickiest eater at your table. Lisa makes this nutrient packed recipe economical and easy!

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 Recovery: A Mom’s Story

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Recovery from Autism is possible. Justin Marroquin was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 2, but after 3 years of intensive ABA treatment from the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Justin lost his diagnosis and showed no characteristics of Autism at all. Today Justin is a normal 9-year-old boy with no need for ongoing treatment. Justin’s mother Laura Marroquin shares information on how her family was able to successfully recover Justin and the life they lead now as a result. For more information on Justin’s story visit: http://youtu.be/XNih_gElACY

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 Story of Luke: Star Lou Taylor Pucci

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The Story of Luke is a remarkable film about an unlikely hero, a young man with Autism transitioning to adulthood. Lou Taylor Pucci who brilliantly portrays this lovable yound man visits the set of Autism Live to tell how he researched and developed this endearing character, and how playing an individual with Autism has changed his view of the world.

After this video was recorded, Lou Taylor Pucci went on to play Jonas Shevoore in “American Horror Story”, and Benjamin ‘Benji’ J. Ashby III in the hit Netflix Series “You”! (Edited: April 30, 2021)

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 Story of Luke: Writer/Director Alonso Mayo

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Alonso Mayo, writer and director of the groundbreaking film, The Story of Luke talks about his journey to create a film about a delightful young man with Autism heroically moving through an rough world of “NT” nuero-typical adults who neither see nor hear his plight.

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 Story of Luke: Producer Nina Leidersdorff

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The Story of Luke is a remarkable film about an unlikely hero, a young man with Autism transitioning to adulthood. Nina Leidersdorff, the producer of the film talks about the journey to get this film produced and what she personally learned about Autism during the process.

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

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Autism Live Thursday, December 6, 2012

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Today on Autism Live a new edition of Mission Possible: Portraits of Hope is unveiled. Justin Marroquin was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 2 and deemed recovered at the age of 5. Justin?s mom Laura joins Shannon in the studio to tell her son?s amazing story of recovery. Autism insurance expert Misti Mackay also joins the show to share up-to-date information on current legislation which will affect funding for Autism therapies. Shannon encourages everyone to proudly wear infinity ribbons to remind everyone that with ABA the possibilities are infinite!

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 – Dec. 5th, 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:

00:15 How can we help our kids acclimate to background noise?
06:40 Is it true, if a child receives 10 or less hours of ABA therapy per week their IQ will drop?
14:36 What’s the best way to discuss dealing with bullies?
19:56 Why aren’t there services for other family members impacted by autism?
27:04 Does CARD go with you to IEP meetings?
30:44 What’s a quick way to explain autism?
39:31 How do we prepare our kids for the transition to college? What skills should we focus on?

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

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Autism Live Wednesday, December 5, 2012

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On Today’s special edition of Autism Live: First Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh answers viewer questions on helping children to tune out background noise and focus their attention on more relevant sounds, how to talk about bullying with your child, how to talk to friends and family about Autism – what is it? – and more. Shannon and Nancy tell how you can sign the petition on Autism Live?s Facebook page and start wearing your “Infinity Ribbon for Autism”? because with ABA the possibilities are infinite! From the groundbreaking new film, THE STORY OF LUKE, writer director Alonso Mayo, producer Nina Leidersdorff and star of the film Lou Taylor Pucci visit the studio to talk about the film and its lovable unlikely hero, a young man on the Autism Spectrum transitioning to adulthood.

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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Toy of The Day: Leap Frog Letter Factory

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Autism Mom, Shannon Penrod personally recommends Leap Frogapos;s Letter Factory DVD for helping children on the Autism Spectrum learn their alphabet and the sounds the letters make. This is an inexpensive, interactive learning toy that sets our kids up for success! Itapos;s clever, entertaining and addictive! Viewers write in to share their endorsement of the toy as well.

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