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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox on DTT

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox talks about Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT) to help children with Autism learn new skills. DTT is an important element of any successful ABA program. Dr. Tarbox shares myths and realities about this form of teaching, stressing how important it is for it to be fun.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism

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Board Certified Behavior Analyst Angela Persicke shares important information about teaching social skills to kids on the Autism Spectrum using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Angela shares the importance of learning early social skills and making sure that we use contrived reinforcers paired with reinforcers we are conditioning to make sure children on the spectrum will want to develop long term social skills.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Autism, Inflexibility and Rigid Adherence to Rituals

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Autism Live host Shannon Penrod talks about how to work on inflexibility issues with kids on the Autism Spectrum. Shannon reminds us that we can work on these issues if we are willing to follow some simple guidelines to help our children overcome the anxiety that accompanies changing routines.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Getting Neurotypical Kids and Their Parents to Interact with Your Child With ASD

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Host, Shannon Penrod, chats with Board Certified Behavior Analyst Evelyn Gould about how devastating it can be when a neurotypical child doesn?t interact with our ASD children. Shannon asks how we can get both the parent and the child in question to be on our ?team? instead of ignoring our kids. Evelyn shares suggestions for accomplishing this in a non-confrontational way. Hear her suggestions for gauging whether this is a relationship that can improve or just needs to be let go.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Bedtime Passes to Help Children with Autism Go to Bed and Stay in Bed!

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BCBA Angela Persicke joins the show to talk about a new study using a ?bedtime pass? to help children to go to bed and stay in bed. Angela and Shannon demonstrate how the pass works and how you can get the ?bedtime pass? template for free. Want to participate in a new research trial for the pass? Angela shares information on how you can participate and receive free support during the study.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Brian McKnight and Celebrity Friends Raise Money for Autism

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R B Legend Brian McKnight and other celebrities are interviewed by Autism Live host Shannon Penrod at the ACT Today Golf Charity Classic benefiting Military families with children on the Autism spectrum. Also featured are Autism Visionary Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, ?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.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Using a No, No Prompt When Teaching Compliance to Kids with Autism

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Autism Mom Shannon Penrod shares a parent?s perspective on using a ?No, No, Prompt? when working with a child on the Autism spectrum. Shannon shares tips to keep in mind both before and during using this strategy to maximize efficiency. Having a child who enjoys being compliant is one of the greatest joys in the world. We can accomplish this with children on the spectrum if we use the proper interventions.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Let’s Talk Autism Takes on the Autism Cord Blood Controversy

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During this week?s Let?s Talk Autism with Shannon and Nancy new segment Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson take on the new FDA approved study that seeks to ?cure? Autism by injecting cord blood into a child. Other stories covered include the class action law suit against Cigna for denying ABA claims on the grounds it is an experimental treatment, despite more that 50 years of studies showing its effectiveness and a call to create more research around the alarming rate of unemployment amongst adults with ASD.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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Creating Steady Progress with a Child on the Autism Spectrum

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BCBA Evelyn Gould talks with Shannon about how to ensure a child on the spectrum is making consistent progress. Topics covered include taking data, doing regular preference assessments and breaking things into small teachable moments. Simple guidelines are given to help parents understand how teachable children with Autism can be.

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 http://centerforautism.com

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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.

JAutism 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 http://centerforautism.com

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