Ask Dr. Doreen – Dec. 5th, 2012

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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 we help our kids acclimate to background noise?
06:40 Is it true, if a child receives 10 or less hours of ABA therapy per week their IQ will drop?
14:36 What’s the best way to discuss dealing with bullies?
19:56 Why aren’t there services for other family members impacted by autism?
27:04 Does CARD go with you to IEP meetings?
30:44 What’s a quick way to explain autism?
39:31 How do we prepare our kids for the transition to college? What skills should we focus on?

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