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When Boys Put Their Hands Down Their Pants

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A parent writes in with a question about hygiene and dealing with hygiene issues in front of peers. Dr. Adel Najdowski and Dr. Jonathan Tarbox discuss how to deal with these issues and the parent’s particular concern about her son’s hands going into pants. You won’t believe where the discussion goes from there as Autism mom, Shannon Penrod, shares her experience with this!

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 Jargon: Symbolic Play

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Today’s Jargon is Symbolic Play! Teaching children to be able to use objects to represent other things is a huge step towards creative thinking, perspective taking, critical problem solving and being a flexible thinker.

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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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Marcia Hinds: Autism Mom and Author

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Marcia Hinds talks openly with Autism Moms, Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson about her book I Know You’re in There. The book, which can be found at http://www.amazon.com/KNOW-YOURE-IN-THERE-Winning/dp/0996103902 , details Hind’s journey with her son from Autism diagnosis to recovery.

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 Jargon: Reinforcer

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Today’s Jargon is Reinforcer! Knowing what a reinforcer is and how to effectively use it is the key to changing any behavior!

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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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Preference Assessments and Reinforcement Schedules

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Dr. Adel Najdowski gives tips on how to do a preference assessment and how to thin reinforcers. Dr. Najdowski is one of the co-creators of Skills®, an online curriculum for treating Autism.

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 Jargon: Generalization

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Today’s Jargon is Generalization! Generalization happens when a person is able to successfully apply what they have learned in situations and circumstances where they have not had previous instruction. Generalization is one of the hallmarks of a quality ABA program. It is essential that any lesson that is taught have a clear plan for how it will be generalized before the first lesson is even attempted.

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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