Autism Live Thursday, September 6, 2012

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Shannon shares helpful tips on working for compliance with a child on the Autism spectrum using a ?No, No, Prompt?, gaining flexibility with rigid routines and the benefits of reinforcing behavior and the absence of behavior as opposed to punishment. BCBA Angela Persicke also joins the show to talk about a new study using a ?bedtime pass? to help children to go to bed and stay in bed. Other topics include maintaining progress, what to do when progress is slow and how to work on social skills with children on the Autism spectrum. Celebrity clips from the recent ACT Today Golf Charity Classic benefiting Military families with children on the Autism spectrum are shown featuring R B artist Brian McKnight, ?Criminal Minds? star Joe Mantegna, ?Legend of Korra? and ?Cutting Edge? star D.B. Sweeney, ?Luck? and ?Dexter? star Jason Gedrick, ?Boardwalk Empire? star Geoff Pierson, ?Saturday Night Fever? character actor Bobby Costanza and Hercules himself : Kevin Sorbo.

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