Monthly Archives: December 2008

CNN Top News Stories of 2008

Autism – Number Two Health Story of 2008 Debate over the causes of autism continued to rage after a court decided to compensate a family whose daughter developed the disorder after receiving childhood vaccinations. For years, some parents have contended that childhood vaccinations cause autism. But studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine [...]

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Defining Autism

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AUTISM Defining Autism Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder that is marked by the presence of impaired social interaction and communication and a restricted repertoire of activities and interests. The prevalence of autism has been estimated to affect as many as 1 in 150 children and is four times [...]

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Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh on How Biomedical Intervention Improves ABA Success

Autism Action Plan founder Dr. Kurt Woeller interviews Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA at the Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) conference. Interview – Part One Interview – Part Two Also: Dr. Granpeesheh explains Red Flags to Look For That Can Indicate Autism Want to view other indepth interviews on autism by Dr. Granpeesheh? Click here. You can [...]

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Positive Behavior Management: Tips for Parents and Professionals

Presented by Jonathan Tarbox, PhD ,BCBACARD Research and Development Director Click here to see his complete presentation. .rax_tsmdwc_main { float:right; background: ; border: ; padding: 10px; margin:0px 10px 10px 10px; margin-right:0px; } .rax_tsmswc_inner { float:right; margin:0px 10px 10px 10px; margin-right:0px; } .clear { clear:both; } Tweet fbshare

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What is ABA?

What is Applied Behavior Analysis? Behavior Analysis is the scientific study of behavior. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the application of the principles of learning and motivation from Behavior Analysis, and the procedures and technology derived from those principles, to the solution of problems of social significance. Many decades of research have validated treatments based [...]

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Autism Glossary – What it All Means

AABA: Applied Behavior Analysis ABC: Autism Behavior Checklist – a diagnostic tool ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADI: Autism Diagnostic Interview – a diagnostic tool developed in London by the Medical Research Council ADOS: Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale AIT: Auditory Integration Training AS: Asperger’s Syndrome ASA: [...]

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Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh Appears on California PBS Talk Show this Week

Orange, CA – Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD) will once again be featured on the KOCE – PBS (California) award-winning talk show, Dialogue with Doti and Dodge. The show, hosted by Jim Doti and Kristina Dodge airs tonight, December 09, at 11:30pm, [...]

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Shaping Knowledge Through Individualized Life Learning Systems, also known as CARD SKILLS ©, is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive three part system designed to give anyone who will be a behavioral educator of children with autism (including parents, teachers, behavior analysts, and other professionals) access to: (a) training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how it is [...]

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Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh on Dialogue with Doti and Dodge

Dialogue with Doti and Dodge is a PBS talk show, based in Orange, California. This show you are about to watch features Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, one of the nation’s leading autism researchers and psychologists and Nancy Alspaugh, executive director of Autism Care and Treatment. Watch the show now! .rax_tsmdwc_main { float:right; background: ; border: ; [...]

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Autism Society of America Publishes New Online Course

“Autism and the Environment 101″ Offers Accessible Information to All Affected by Autism Bethesda, MD – The Autism Society of America is pleased to announce the release of its newest online course, “Autism and the Environment 101.” Sponsored by the John Merck Fund, this introductory level course was designed to give individuals with autism spectrum [...]

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