The host of Autism Live, Shannon Penrod, will be shaving her head on April 8th to show compassion for a young man that is battling cancer. How will you show your “compassion in action” for April?
Make a video of yourself showing compassion and upload it to Youtube and send us the link. Then watch and see if your clip is added to the Autism Live show!
Help us show “compassion in action” and let’s make a difference this April!
Autism Live, together with The Center for Autism & Related Disorders (CARD), Autism Care and Treatment — Today (ACT-Today), Skills, and Talk About Curing Autism (TACA), launched a petition to urge Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius to specify that applied behavior analysis (ABA) is part of the essential health benefits in the Affordable Care Act. (more…)
Shannon the host of Autism Live attended the ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) 7th Annual Denim Diamonds for Autism fundraiser. More than 500 autism supporters attended, including Hollywood stars, corporate leaders, dignitaries, the community and you. Attendees enjoyed red carpet arrivals, cocktail reception (and VIP reception), an amazing silent auction, an extraordinary live auction, indoor seated dinner program, a special live musical performance by (more…)
Autism Moms Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson take on Ann Coulter?s recent tweet using the ?R? word. Nancy shares her early painful memories of the hearing the ?R? word being used to describe her brother. Shannon puts it in the perspective of an ABA Autism parent and suggests that we all put Ms. Coulter?s challenging behavior on EXTINCTION, by not buying her book and turning off the TV whenever Ms. Coulter is being featured. Just another reason not to mess with Autism Moms!