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CDC Autism Rates 2014

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Julie Kornack speaks about the CDC’s newly unveiled Autism prevalence rates. Today it was announced that 1 in 68 children in the United States are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. This represents a 30% increase over the previous numbers of 1 in 88 released in 2012. It is estimated that 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls now have Autism. Julie Kornack, a policy analyst for the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, helps us to understand the context of these numbers and what the initial national response appears to be.

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 Needs Your Help!

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Shannon Penrod urges viewers to help Autism Live stay on the air by encouraging more people to watch. Viewers can help by sharing videos on their social networking sites and letting others know about this free resource.

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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MIT Scratch and Autism

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Technology instructor Vicki Gold shares how viewers can be using MIT Scratch to help children as young as 5 to learn computer programming. MIT Scratch was specifically invented to help children begin to learn the concepts of programming and to begin to easily be able to do it themselves! For more information visit: http://scratch.mit.edu/

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 with Holly Robinson Peete, Friday March 14th, 2014

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On this special edition of Autism Live, actress, advocate and award winning author Holly Robinson Peete talks about her Autism journey now that her son is a teenager. Holly gives voice to all of the advances we have had in the field of Autism as well as her desire to see a national response and a plan to help all individuals and families who need support in the Autism community. Holly shares the importance of technology in treating Autism and elaborates on why the HollyRod Foundation has partnered with FUHU, the makers of the NABI tablet to help put technology in the hands of more children with Autism.
This is an amazing hour with an incredible Autism MOM!

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Is ABA Effective for Older Children?

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Dr. Adel Najdowski answers a viewer’s question on the effectiveness of ABA with older children. ABA has been shown to be effective at creating progress with all individuals, children, adults, senior citizens. It is effective with individuals who are on the Autism Spectrum and for those who aren’t. Although there is not as much research on the outcomes of ABA in treating older children with ASD, it is clear that it is effective in creating progress.
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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Is ABA Appropriate for Non-Verbal Children?

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Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, answers the question “Is ABA Appropriate for Non-Verbal Children?” The short answer is “Yes!”, but listen to what the Dr. has to say about ABA for all kids!
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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Smarty – March Gluten Free Playdough

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Kids love playdough, but for our kids with gluten sensitivity, the branded kind can be a nightmare. Here Suzanne teaches us how to make our own homemade gluten free playdough that every kid can enjoy!

Smarty, short for smart art, is a monthly series showing the ways in which you can use art to bond with your child while practicing skills they are working on in therapy. Its real life application of lessons they are learning.

This segment is sponsored by www.SkillsforAutism.com

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