Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Importance Of Family

#CARDFamily

CARD is made up of therapists, BCBAs, and supervisors who have chosen to dedicate their lives to the treatment of children with autism. The keyword here is ‘chosen’, because each CARD therapist, BCBA, and supervisor cares deeply about helping the individuals they treat to achieve their highest potential.

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CBS Special Report: Wandering

CARD

CBS 47 reports on how the Center for Autism and Related Disorders provides therapy that helps children with autism and prevents them from wandering.

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Ask Dr. Doreen

Dr. Doreen

Enjoy the latest segment of Ask Dr. Doreen on Autism Live, featuring CARD founder Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, answering YOUR questions about autism! Here are the topics Dr. Doreen tackles this week with Autism Live host Shannon Penrod.

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Recovered And Talking About Autism

Nick

In this episode of The A-Word, we are introduced to Nick, a young man that underwent ABA therapy for autism at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders and recovered.

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Eloping

Parent

In the last few months I’m sure you’ve seen all the eloping horror stories in the news. You might be wandering how, as a parent, you can take steps to prevent your child from wandering into danger.

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Big News In Mississippi

Mississippi

Great news coming out of Mississippi! This week legislators in the House of Representatives passed a bill to mandate insurance to cover autism by an unprecedented vote of 120-0!

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Camp Discovery Learning App For Children With Autism

Camp Discovery

Does your child love using your iPad or tablet? Teach your child new skills with Camp Discovery. Developed by the CARD, Camp Discovery houses a growing suite of educational games. Grounded on evidence-based teaching principles, Camp Discovery creates fun learning opportunities for children with autism. Camp Discovery offers many unique features including preference assessments, fun mini games, progress tracking graphs, parent controls and more. Camp Discovery is an excellent educational tool for children ages 2 and up.

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We’re One Big Family

Ethan

Today we’d like to recognize Ethan, a child that was diagnosed with autism at age two and has been a member of the #CARDFamily since 2005. Since his diagnosis and treatment for autism spectrum disorder, we’ve had the privilege of being a part of Ethan’s growth and development.

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Requesting And Reinforcement

Jack Riley

Meet Jack, a CARD ABA client that receives 25 hours a week. Over the last 2 years we’ve gotten to know and love Jack as another member of the #CARDFamily. In this episode, Jack Riley begins verbally requesting for things he wants. This is great! However, this also can prove difficult for his parents, as they are supposed to reinforce each request.

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February Smarty

February

This particular Valentine’s Day craft will help your child develop their pincer grasp while ‘sewing’ together their heart! Using shoelaces and the Autism Live template, your child will get the opportunity to practice their pincer grasp, which is a precursor to learning to write!

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