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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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Maintaining Progress with a Child on the Autism Spectrum

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Board Certified Behavior Analyst Evelyn Gould shares important information about maintaining progress when working with a child on the Autism spectrum. Evelyn helps us to understand mastery and generalization of skills as well as understanding how to move contrived reinforcement into a more natural realm. You will love her analogy of the coke machine versus the slot machine. This is great information for anyone working with a child on or off the spectrum.

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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Advocate Emily Iland Talks Autism for Teens and Adults

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Autism parent and President of Autism Society Los Angeles, Emily Iland, joins Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson on Let?s Talk Autism for a special segment focused on looking to the future. Emily is a pioneer in the field of Autism, having raised her 28 year old son in a time when resources were slim. Emily shares her mission to help parents pro-actively plan for a future the helps children become productive, safe adults. You won?t want to miss her discussion of the importance of conservatorship by a child?s 18th birthday to ensure that we can continue to aide their progress toward independence.

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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Joe Mantegna Hosts Golf Classic for Military Families with Autism

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Criminal Minds star Joe Mantegna took time out from his busy schedule to host the 6th Annual Charity Golf Classic benefiting Autism Care and Treatment Today for Military Families. Golfing in a foursome with the star were Brian Martinez and Josh Strayhorn, both active military dads with children on the Autism Spectrum. Shannon Penrod, host of Autism Live, interviews all three of the gentleman about why this cause is so important and how crucial it is that we support our military families dealing with Autism.

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 Children with Autism About Their 5 Senses

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Teaching a child with Autism about their senses is just one of the building blocks towards all important perspective taking. Shannon Penrod, Autism Mom, gives tips on how to make learning their senses fun for children. Learn really easy strategies to help your child explore this pivotal range of lessons.

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 and Artificial Food Coloring

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You?ve read that artificial food colors and flavors may not be good for your child?s health but how do you make a dietary change without making life more difficult for you and your child on the Autism spectrum? Autism Mom Shannon Penrod gives tips on how to make the transition, including being a food label detective. It?s easy and worth the effort!

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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Fun Oral Motor Exercises for Children with Autism

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Shannon Penrod, Autism Mom, gives tips on how to make oral motor exercises more fun ? using food our kids love! Children with speech delays often need help strengthening the muscles in their face; as they develop language this will help them to be understood and increase the chance they will want to engage in more language. But how can we get our kids to do their oral motor exercises and really enjoy doing them? Shannon shares ideas to make these exercises so rewarding your children will want to do them again and again.

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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