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CategoriesAsk Dr. Doreen Autism Live Autism Network Blog Let's Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy Press Stories from the Spectrum

Camp Discovery App for Autism

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Ashley Colis visits to debut the new free app, Camp Discovery, which teaches children labels using the principles of ABA. This is a great free app, available for iPad, that is customizable, teaching young children common household labels. Using apps such as this are a great way to give children more access to more teaching opportunities at no additional cost!

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 and Dating: Getting Teens Ready

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Board Certified Behavior Analyst Evelyn Gould provides suggestions for getting teenagers on the spectrum ready for dating. Teens are encouraged to make concentric circles defining levels of friendship. Next socially appropriate rules are assigned to each circle that are in alignment with the teens skills and the family’s personal preferences. Next social rules are covered for handling situations that are difficult and or emotionally charged. This helps teen have a “visual decision tree”, helping them to make choices about whether their behaviors is appropriate as well as the behavior of their friends.

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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Daiya Cheese: The One That Melts!

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When your child is on a GFCFSF diet there are a lot of things you have to learn to live without. Cheese used to be one of them. Not anymore! Autism Mom Shannon Penrod shares the joy of having melted “cheese” on the GFCFSF diet using Daiya shredded cheese, and why Autism Moms are buying it in droves! You can even freeze it. Hooray!

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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Temple Grandin on Uniqueness

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Temple Grandin answers questions on what she wore to the Emmy Awards the night the HBO Film based on her life won multiple awards. Was she pressured to wear an evening gown? Listen to Temple’s remarkable answer about the importance of being able to be uniquely who you are without offending anyone. This is wonderful example of Temple’s sense of humor, ability to take perspective and her passion for the rights of individuals on the Autism spectrum.

Stay Tuned for more of our interview with Temple Grandin!

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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Lifestlye Expert has Advice for Autism Parents

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Lifestyle expert Susan Campbell Cross visits Le’s Talk Autism with Shannon Nancy to share the power of guilt-free self care skills. Susan encourages everyone to take their needs off the back burner for the good of the entire family and gives great tips on finding the time to do it by scheduling your needs and desires. This is great for any parent who feels as though they have lost their way in the self-care department.

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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Temple Grandin Helps Promote Autism Live

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Thanks to Temple Grandin for helping us plug the show with this short clip from our recent interview! The rest of the interview will be posted soon.

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 Art Center – Art Classes for Adults with Disabilities

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Autism Live took a trip to the Art Center in Los Angeles to check out the art classes they offer to adults with disabilities. The Art Centers is a non-profit program funded by the ECF organization. They have mentored and promoted artists with intellectual disabilities for over 30 years. For more information on other ECF services, please visit: www.ArtECF.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 Financial Planning

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Financial Planner and Autism Dad, Doug Baker shares important information for parents of children with special needs so that financial needs can be met for a lifetime. Whether you’re child is young and newly diagnosed or an adult on the spectrum there are financial things you can do to set your child up for success and ease your own concerns. Financial concerns are hard to face, but when we do it can reduce stress.

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 – Mac and No Cheese

Founder & Executive Director of TACA Lisa Ackerman shows us how to make delicious GFCF Mac and Cheese! Check it out!

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Autism Advocate Lisa Ackerman shares her amazing recipe for “fake mac n cheese” a totally gluten and dairy free version that looks and tastes as good as the blue box stuff.

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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Wrong Planet’s Alex Plank

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Alex Plank, founder of WrongPlanet.net joins Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy to talk about he went from an Asperger Diagnosis at the age of nine to forming the world’s largest Autism social network at the age of 17 and eventually becoming a successful film maker. Alex shares the resources that are available on Wrong Planet, everything from informative videos on topics such as “How to Flirt” to chat forums that discuss the full range of issues for individuals on the spectrum. Alex shares some of the reaction on Wrong Planet after the news of the Newtown shootings became public. Alex speaks candidly about bullying and what children can do if they are bullied.

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