Ask Dr. Doreen August 27th, 2014

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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:

00:15 How can I help my child with scripting?

07:08 How can I help reduce my daughter’s time in the bathroom using a timer?

13:48 What is the function of my child’s haircutting behavior?

17:04 When working with Skills, should we begin with lessons or in group settings?

26:49 How can I help my child to identify and avoid bullies?

32:10 How can I help my child who has a tantrum after a disruptive action or sound?

36:24 What are the differences between DTT, NET, FBI, PRT, and RDI?

47:57 Do you have any suggestions for my son who takes things that don’t belong to him?

49:28 What can I do to help siblings on and off the spectrum get along?

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