Ask Dr. Doreen – Nov. 14th, 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 Can I teach my high functioning 9-year-old creativity?
08:39 Are there ABA programs for older children on the spectrum?
23:07 How do I stop my 8-year-old from smearing poop from his diaper at night?
33:54 Why does my son walk on his tippy toes?
40:34 How can I help my child understand personal space?
42:27 Can we teach our kids to calm themselves down before heading to a meltdown?

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