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Ballet For All Kids

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Bonnie Schlachte, founder of Ballet For All Kids, shares how this unique program is revolutionizing dance for individuals with special needs. The Schlachte Method works on a variety of different skills, using child specific teaching methods. To find out about classes in New York and Los Angeles or to become certified in the Schtachte Method, visit www.balletforallkids.com.

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 Movement Therapy

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Joanne Lara speaks about Autism Movement Therapy, why it’s good for kids on the spectrum and how adults can become certified to be Autism Movement Therapists. For more information visit www.autismmovementtherapy.com.
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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Eustacia Cutler on Crowing in the Dark

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Temple Grandin’s mother shares wisdom for Autism parents who are eager to find answers. She reminds us all that there are no answers, only choices, and those we can change. Eustacia tells us how important it is to “crow in the dark” like the rooster who is facing a day that has not yet revealed itself.

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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Music Therapy for Autism

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Brianna Shaffer from Play Your Part speaks on benefits of Music Therapy for individuals with Autism. Brianna is a Board Certified Music Therapist with a Neurological Music Specialty and extensive experience working with ASD.

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 April 8th, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off Autism Acceptance Week by welcoming Ellen Sabin, the author of The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism. This is a wonderful, interactive book that helps children to understand and accept individuals who are different from them. The book also features a free online companion curriculum for teachers who want to work through the book with their class. For more information visit www.wateringcanpress.com. Shannon also welcomes Kerrie Mallory from Autism Will Not Define My Son.com. Kerrie shares some of the upcoming events that she is participating in to raise money for Autism, including an INK 4 Autism event where individuals can get tattoos to raise money and awareness. Shannon recalls shaving her head, exactly one year ago today to show compassion in action for Ryan Eoff.

0:00 Intro

8:22 Autism Jargon of the Day – IDEA

8:57 IDEA – Actual Definition

9:25 IDEA – Working Definition

13:16 Question of the Day

17:23 Topic of the Week

18:47 Show Preview

19:59 Empowering Autism Parents with Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson

22:35 Author Ellen Sabin Joins via phone

30:37 Camp Discovery Promo

45:00 Smarty – April

47:20 How to find specific content on Autism-live.com

51:27 Viewer Question – I am a single mom with a limited budget, how do I find the proper school that fits my budget?

59:03 The A-Word

1:09:08 Kerry Mallory Skype Interview

1:15:12 Institute for Behavior Training Promo

1:23:45 Skills for Autism Promo

1:26:50 Viewer comments

1:37:24 Center for Autism and Related Disorders Promo

1:39:00 IEP season

1:47:17 Mission Possible: Portraits of Hope – Maddy

1:51:51 T-Shirt booster for therapists

1:52:35 viewer questions

IDEA Explained and an Interview with Author Ellen Sabin and Special Guest Kerrie Mallory

Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off Autism Acceptance Week by welcoming Ellen Sabin, the author of The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism. This is a wonderful, interactive book that helps children to understand and accept individuals who are different from them. The book also features a free online companion […]

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Autism Live, Tuesday April 1st, 2014

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Today on Autism Live, Shannon kicks off April by sharing a special interview with TACA founder Lisa Ackerman. Lisa puts some perspective on the new numbers just out from the CDC and shares some of the many things TACA is doing to help support the growing number of families with children on the spectrum. Jennifer Cook O’Toole from Asperkids.com talks about her journey from being diagnosed to writing a series of bestselling books on having Asperger’s and raising a child with Aspergers. Jennifer is on the spectrum, as is her husband and her 3 children. Finally, Larry Houser, the founder of Fullerton Cares, shares from an Autism Dad’s perspective how important and rewarding it is when you get involved! Fullerton Cares events include the Mardi Gras for Autism, The Beautiful Autism art project, a Fullerton School Sensory Garden, a unique prom event 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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Asperkids!

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Jennifer Cook O’Toole is not your average mom. She has three children, all on the Autism spectrum. She also has ASD herself and so does her husband. Her unique perspective has helped her to write several bestselling books on Asperger’s and how to parent an individual with Asperger’s. Jennifer also offers some unique products and services to help children newly diagnosed embrace their uniqueness. For more info visit: www.asperkids.com

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 Facts Introduction

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Lisa Ackerman, Executive Director of TACA, introduces this new segment on Autism Live. TACA Facts will feature real questions and real answers, for autism parents. For more information on TACA visit www.tacanow.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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Smarty – April Teaching Emotions Booklet

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This simple to make booklet is a great, fun way to teach our kids about emotions and matching them to facial expressions. By flipping the different parts of the book, our kids can learn to build different facial expressions and emotions.

Go to Facebook.com/AutismLive for the free templates! Or click this link: http://bit.ly/1pzUzpZ

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

Music by: Youtube.com/MistaCookieJar