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Surfers Healing 13th Annual Pat Notaro Day

Autism Live covered Surfers Healing 13th Annual Pat Notaro Day. Through this program, families whose lives are affected by autism are invited to Malibu beach for a day of surfing.

Special thanks to the amazing parents, sponsors and volunteers such as front man of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Anthony Kiedis, photographer Steve Lippman, professional surfer from Hawaii, Reno Makani and volunteers such as Brandon Cruz who shared with us their experience working with program director Izzy Paskowitz.

For more information on Surfers Healing visit http://www.surfershealing.org

Additional Footage By: Reno Makani (GoPro) and Chris Phelps
Produced, filmed and edited: Suzanne Oshinsky
Associate Producer: Emily Goodwin

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CategoriesAsk Dr. Doreen Autism Network

Ask Dr. Doreen – June 12th, 2013

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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:

01:21 My son does not want to sit on the toilet. He will tell us when he needs to go but won’t sit. What can I do?
08:25 My 5-year-old son has ASD and ADHD. We have a handle on the autism but need help with his ADHD and we don’t want to use meds. What would you suggest?
24:28 When enrolling a 2-year-old, non-verbal, in school, what should we look for in the school provided by the ABA program they apply?
32:52 What goals should I ask my ABA therapist for my 5-year-old entering kindergarten?
40:31 My daughter is well behaved for my husband, but it’s like I have a target on my back. She only acts up for me. What can I do?

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