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Center for Autism and Related Disorders to Simulate Earthquake Disaster Drill on October 21 in Southern California

The simulated drill will involve autistic patients and staff removal from a multi-floor building to an evacuation center. Tarzana, CA October 21, 2010 – The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), the world’s largest autism treatment center, announces an earthquake evacuation exercise will take place Thursday, October 21, at CARD’s headquarters, located at [...]

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Recognition of Facial Expressions and Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Marlena N. Smith In a recent study, Farran, Branson, and King found children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and children with Asperser’s Disorder to show impairments in recognizing facial expressions conveying fear, anger, and sadness. Amygdala has been identified as the region of the brain that processes negative or threatening emotions including [...]

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The Robots Are Here

Although it sounds as unreal as spaceships landing, the researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, in the U.K. have created a robot that they say can help children with Autism learn the social skills that elude them. The robot, named KASPAR (Kinesics and Synchronisation in Personal Assistant Robots) is life, or kid size, and is [...]

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders’ 20th Anniversary Gala Recap

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Laugh to Cure Autism: Mark your Calendars!

Mark your calendars and set your TiVo’s for October 21st at 9 pm when Comedy Central collaborates with Jon Stewart and his production company, Busboy Productions to bring the 3rd annual “Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education.” This benefit’s name is very straightforward and brings many comedians together to raise [...]

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders to Host One-Day Conference in Cambridge, Ontario on October 22, 2010

The comprehensive conference will be held in Cambridge, Ontario on Friday, October 22, 2010 and open to parents, practitioners and caregivers. Cambridge, ON – October 22, 2010 The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), the world’s largest autism treatment center, will host a CARD Canadian Autism Conference on Friday, October 22, 2010 at [...]

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Bridging the Gap Between Home and School

Presented by: Jackie Hardenbergh, MA, BCBA This free workshop is ideal for parents, practitioners and caregivers. Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:00pm – 9:00pm St. Rafael Catholic Church 1215 Modaff Road Naperville, Illinois 60540 (North, off 75th Street) This workshop is hosted by TACA (Talk About Curing Autism). About Jackie Hardenbergh: Jackie Hardenbergh, MA, BCBA is [...]

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C.A.R.D. Sacramento Celebrates!

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders Celebrates 20 Years with a Star-Studded, Red Carpet Gala on September 25, 2010

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), the world’s largest autism treatment center, announces success with its 20th Anniversary Gala, celebrating 20 years of leading the way in the effective treatment of autism. The event, benefiting ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today), was held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the legendary [...]

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Dr. Granpeesheh and Macy Gray on FOX’s Good Day LA

Watch Now! This past Wednesday, September 15th, CARD Founder and Executive Director Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D discussed autism’s rising rates and what this epidemic means, during a LIVE, in depth interview, on the highly rated morning news show – FOX 11′s Good Day LA. Dr. Granpeesheh was joined by Grammy winning artist Macy Gray as [...]

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