The world-renowned autism expert Temple Grandin sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos and discusses her life with autism. As well Grandin talks about the latest biopic about her life, and discusses her thoughts on Facebook Creator Mark Zuckerberg and his link to ASD’s.
As Jack Riley’s language skills expand, so do his social skills. Jessica is teaching Jack Riley how to appropriately gain attention from others. As the skill is new to Jack Riley, Jessica prompts him the entire way using visual, physical, and vocal prompts until he learns how to gain others attention independently.
CARD Founder and Executive Director Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh will be a keynote speaker at the 4th Annual “All Ages & Abilities” Autism /Asperger’s Conference in Brooklyn, New York. The conference, hosted by the Autism Conferences of America, will be held November 9-11.
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.
Dear Friends, I need your help today with an urgent matter. As you may know, a few years ago, the State of Arizona passed a Bill that approved Insurance coverage for the behavioral treatment of Autism. This bill was one of the first passed and it has already changed the lives of numerous families and children. Today, the Arizona House of Reps repealed the Bill. Of course this came as a great shock to our families and we are very concerned that it will also produce a precedent for other States who have or are in the process of passing similar insurance bills.
I’ve been chewing on the word for about 18 hours straight and it still tastes bitter. I’d like to spit it out and grind it into the dirt like a nasty cigarette butt, but it wouldn’t change anything.
A question and answer session will follow the screening.
“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.”