Monthly Archives: April 2012

The A-Word, Autsim Episode 29: Being Affectionate


Today Jack Riley is more interested in playing with others than his toys. Social interaction is becoming more motivating for him which is a good thing. Jack Riley’s isn’t the only one in affectionate mood, dad is also enjoying his time with him.

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Documenting Autism: Interview With A Filmmaker


Suzanne Oshinsky is the Director and Producer of the The A-Word, a ground breaking video blog following one little boy and his journey through autism and ABA therapy. .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; [...]

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Join CARD Founder/Executive Director Dr. Doreen May 18-19


Join in the dialogue to make this world a better place. Participate in this unique event that will ignite the calling in your heart to embrace your sword of courage, move you through your fear to your vision and empower your life to transform the world! Be inspired! Be fearless!

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Autism Speaks Pasadena Walk For Autism


The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) attended Autism Speaks walk for autism this past Saturday, April 21, in Pasadena. Here are a few pics of the event. How many of you were there?

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CARD To Host Free Insurance Workshop For Parents, May 19 In San Juan Capistrano


The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) will host an Autism Insurance Funding Workshop on Saturday May 19, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for parents and caregivers to learn the changes that will take effect on July 1, 2012 due to SB 946. The informational seminar will be held at the CARD San Juan Capistrano office, located at 27127 Calle Arroyo, Suite 1921, San Juan Capistrano, California. Light refreshments will be served.

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The A-Word, Part 28: Token Boards And Visual Schedules


Children with autism have cognitive issues such as being able to plan ahead. Having items such as token boards and visual schedules help kids like Jack Riley to anticipate what will happen next and therefore are less anxious and less likely to tantrum.

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Autism Research Group Launches Non-Profit Organization to Improve Quality of Life for Individuals with Autism


“Our organization does research that matters to families of children with autism and our mission is to share the results with the world. ARG’s research findings will allow more families to access effective treatment,” says ARG Executive Director Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D.

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