Smarty Art – December Monogram Crayon Art

Sometimes, it’s hard to find that perfect gift for your child’s teacher during the holidays. To help, we’ve thought of the perfect craft project! The craft is easy to put together and will make   in any teacher’s classroom. Read More »

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Web Show Plays “Santa” This Holiday Season to Families Affected By Autism

Autism Live announces the start of its “Holiday Giveaway Extravaganza” contest where families with children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can win gift certificates, toys, and free subscriptions to online autism-related programs. Now through Dec. 20, parents can enter for a chance to win by tuning into Autism Live and emailing the secret code revealed during the 2-hour, daily web show. Read More »

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Autism Live Sitting Down With Temple Grandin

Watch this one-of-a-kind video series where Autism Live host Shannon Penrod sits down with the world-renown Temple Grandin for a candid one on one interview about autism. In this first video, Temple addresses the necessity of early intervention with ABA Therapy for children on the spectrum. Read More »

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New Autism Grant Program From Act Today

ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!), a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide care and treatment to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), has announced it will commit up to $100,000 in funding to underserved families in the Coachella Valley who are impacted by autism as part of the ACT Today! Español program. This initiative to serve the Coachella Valley will help families, particularly in Spanish-speaking communities, by providing financial assistance through a grant program to obtain care and treatment for autism, access to a Spanish-speaking program coordinator to assist families, and access to information and resources in Spanish on topics related to autism. ACT Today! hopes its initiative will increase awareness of autism spectrum disorder in underserved communities, as well as the resources available to treat it. Read More »

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“Lost in Public” Video Helps Parents Keep Their Children Safe


A newly-launched “Lost in Public” video, produced by the Autism Research Group, demonstrates how to use rules, role playing, and praise to teach children what to do if they get lost.

The Autism Research Group(ARG)  this week launched “Lost in Public,” a five-minute video that instructs children and guardians how to use rules, role playing, and praise to teach children what to do if they become lost in a public setting. Read More »

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Insurance Issues In California

On November 18th the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) sent “cease and desist” orders to three  insurers that denied coverage for speech and occupational therapy services without determining whether such care was medically necessary, the Sacramento Business Journal reports. Read More »

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IBT’s Top Ten Autism Holiday Tips

The Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) issues ten tips to help children with autism and their families overcome the challenges of the holiday season. 

The Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) this week released ten of its top tips to minimize challenges for families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during the holiday season. Read More »

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CARD Founder Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh To Speak In Florida

Reserve your spot today, as it is filling up quickly!

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh will be hosting a two-hour seminar entitled, “Creating a Comprehensive and Individualized Treatment Program for a Child with Autism,” on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Edison State College in Ft. Myers. Read More »

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CARD Founder Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh Bringing Treatment Solutions to Florida Families

Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) will speak about effective, individualized treatment programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on Dec.  5, 2013, in Ft. Myers.

Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D, world-renowned autism expert, clinical psychologist, and the founder and CEO of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., will host a two-hour seminar, “Creating a Comprehensive and Individualized Treatment Program for a Child with Autism,” on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Edison State College in Ft. Myers.  Attendees will learn about effective, individualized treatment programs that teach necessary skills and maximize skill acquisition, specifically for children with ASD. The event is designed for parents, practitioners, educators, and caregivers.  Attendees must RSVP to d.plump@centerforautism.com by Dec. 3. Read More »

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Affordable Care Act Helps a Torrance Family Get Autism Treatment

How is the Affordable Care Act affecting your family?

CitiCABLE 3 sits down with a CARD family to discuss how the Affordable Care Act is opening doors for families seeking autism treatment. For more information about autism services, visit http://centerforautism.com.

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