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Several media groups (Windy City Times, Chicago Parent Magazine, AutismOne live streaming) interviewed Team Skills and Dr. Granpeesheh on the effectiveness of Skills’ Web-based program and CARD’s state-of-the-art therapy which have produced seen measurable results with every child since 1990.

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Center for Autism and Related Disorders and Actress Jenny McCarthy Promote Access to Effective State-of-the-Art Autism Treatment with Skills

Center for Autism and Related Disorders will donate 100% of initial three months of new-user subscriptions of Skills™ to Jenny McCarthy’s Generation Rescue non-profit organization during AutismOne/Generation conference.

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New Therapy Packages Offered In New York

The trusted and dedicated staff from the CARD branch offices of Rochester and Larchmont are now offering packages of exclusive products and services designed for effective treatment, training and evaluation. This six-month contract will provide the following services at a value of $1,000 per month:

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Parents struggling with questions regarding insurance coverage for their child’s autism treatment can gain answers by attending the free Autism Treatment Insurance Workshop on June 4th. The CARD hosted workshop will be held at the Austin Public Library inside the Program Room from 11am to 1pm. Attendees must RSVP by June 3 to reserve seats.

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Dr. Granpeesheh on ABC 2

CARD executive director and Skills co-creator Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh sits down with ABC 2 in Baltimore to discuss Skills, an effective web based treatment for autism.

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CARD’s Fresno, California Office to Host Screening of Award-Winning Documentary, Recovered

A question and answer session will follow the screening.

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April is National Autism Awareness Month

It is now estimated that one in 110 children are diagnosed with autism. Despite this statistic, autism awareness is still relatively low within our communities. National Autism Awareness Month is a great opportunity to educate others about autism spectrum disorders. What will you do in honor of Nation Autism Awareness Month?

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CARD Launches Skills 4 America™ Grant to Meet Critical Developmental Disability Needs in Schools

NATIONWIDE, March 28, 2011 —- The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), today announced the launch of Skills 4 America™. Skills 4 America is a nationwide grant program that provides one-year scholarships for Skills™, a breakthrough web-based program for assessing and designing treatment curricula for students with autism and other developmental disorders.

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Will a Medical Diagnostic Code for Elopement Protect Those at Risk?

A common misperception of elopement is that it is caused by parental negligence and that parents need to keep a closer watch on their children. On the contrary, parents of individuals with autism are often extremely vigilant and take extraordinary measures to keep their child safe.

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Autism Expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh to Host Webinar on Effective Interventions for Autism

“This webcast will provide a practical, informative introduction to applied behavior analysis (ABA),” says Dr. Granpeesheh. “This form of treatment is widely practiced in North America and many other continents and has been empirically proven as the most effective form of autism treatment.”

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