Its time for another episode of Ask Dr. Doreen! Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, BCBA-D and our host Shannon Penrod discuss the recent autism prevalence numbers released by the CDC, Therapist Recommended toys from the autism Live Gift and Toy Guide, an article from psychologytoday.com about “Profound Autism” and answer questions written in from the live viewers! Tune in and check it out! Links below!
11:10 my question is about the prevalence numbers. i was diagnosed with pddnos around 1999-2000 and regular ASD in 2007. the numbers are so alarming. any way to figure out how big this jump will get in for example 10 years time. what should we do to curtail the numbers a little bit.
25:30 My Question is- I want to start my child on the Vitamin b12 shots but the PCP is refusing to give me a prescription. According to her he is not deficient on Vitaminb12 and she is not aware f that info. Please what do I need to do or go to be able to get this prescription for my son. I have done a lot of research and I think this will make a major difference in my son’s improvement. I need help
27:50 Hi, I would like to know if a child with ASD has meltdowns for long time and he is non verbal, what can be done to calm him down.