From Doreen Granpeesheh

World’s Leading Autism Organization Founder to Host Community-wide Festival in Centreville this Month

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. celebrates 20 years of excellence with 20 worldwide family fun days, kicking off in Centreville, Virginia. Doreen Granpeesheh, PHD, BCBA-D, the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, the world’s largest autism organization, will host a Family Fun Festival in Centreville, Virginia. The event will take place on Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 1pm until 5pm. It’s the first of 20 Family Fun Festivals CARD will host throughout the country this year, in celebration of its 20th Anniversary. “It’s an exciting time for us and we want…

CARD Brings Experts Together for an East Coast Autism Conference

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD) will host a one day, comprehensive CARD Rochester Autism Conference on October 28, 2009 at The Country Party House located at 321 East Linden in Rochester, New York. REGISTER TODAY – CLICK HERE “CARD has brought together six of its leading autism experts to present workshops which will deliver the most effective autism interventions, the latest in autism research and information on the most successful autism curricula to date,” says CARD Rochester Managing Supervisor Denise Rhine, MS Ed, BCBA. “We are confident that both professionals and parents will greatly benefit from…

Dr. Edward (Ted) Carr Will be Missed….

On June 20th, 2009, I learned that my dear friend and colleague Dr. Edward (Ted) Carr was killed in a car accident. By Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D CARD Founder and Executive Director Ted was the leading professor in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Over the past 33 years, he published numerous papers on issues related to applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support in the home, classroom, workplace, and community. Ted lectured extensively, giving workshops in the United States, Canada, and Europe. He served on the editorial boards of 17 journals…

Love, Hope and Healing: A Mother’s Day Luncheon

Parents and supporters of children with autism gathered for a special Love, Hope and Healing: A Mother’s Day Luncheon , held at The Resort at Pelican Hill on May 4th, in Newport Coast. The event was hosted by Autism Care and Treatment (ACT Today!). “The gift of hope is the best gift a mother can receive. We wanted to show mothers of children on the autism spectrum love by treating her to a day of inspiration at one of the most beautiful resorts in the world,” says ACT Today!’s Executive Director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson. The ACT Today! fundraiser luncheon featured Honorary…

Dr. Granpeesheh to Speak – TUESDAY – at NY Metro Chapter of NAA!

The New York Metro Chapter of the National Autism Association (NAA) presents … What is ABA and How Does it Work Side by Side with Biomedical Interventions? By Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh Tuesday, April 28, 2009 Doors Open:6:00 pm – 7:00 pmSocial/Networking Hour, Light Refreshments Keynote Presentation:7:00 pm – 8:30 pm ***Location:Rebecca School, 40 East 30th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY Arrive Early – There is no registration and no fee – Limited Seating About Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh: Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD) and President…

Scientific Review of the Immunization Action Coalitions Guidelines to Vaccination Policies

The issue of whether vaccines are related to autism in any manner remains a controversial and divisive one. The tremendous financial and public health ramifications of the issue render it difficult to imagine that individuals from any community, be it scientific, pharmaceutical, governmental, or parental, can remain unbiased while addressing it. The following article, which is slated to be published soon, is by Dr. Andrew Wakefield, one of the most active and controversial players in the debate, and consists of a response to the document entitled “Clear Answers and Smart Advice About Your Baby’s Shots” by Dr. Ari Brown, published…

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 also visit: www.centerforautism.com.