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Researchers Find Pet Dogs Could Benefit Some Autistic

Researchers Find Pet Dogs Could Benefit Some Autistic Children

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Autistic children could benefit from interacting with dogs, which could provide the youngsters with unconditional love, companionship, stress relief and opportunities to learn...

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2014-04-24 08:35:06

Groundbreaking Social Enterprise Recently Celebrated 14 Employees' 1-Year Anniversary; Featured on National News, Won Multiple Awards, Tripled Customer Base & Much More PARKLAND, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first year of business, Rising Tide Car Wash has not only made an extraordinary difference in helping people with autism to build a career and achieve an independent lifestyle, but it has also played a major role in inspiring communities to change their perception of the...

2014-04-23 23:13:32

Autism Society Greater Tucson launches a new website just in time for their 8th Annual Piece the Puzzle Autism Walk on April 26, 2014. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Autism Society Greater Tucson today is announcing the re-launch of their website, the results of a strategic partnership with Tucson digital marketing and design firm, Nuanced Media. The leading voice and resource of the entire autism community, Autism Society Greater Tucson is committed to meaningful participation and...

2014-04-23 23:11:47

New Client “Give Back” program to donate to cause-based charities: Pencils of Promise and Autism Speaks. The announcement comes from Paradigm Financial Partners Managing Director Lee Rawiszer as a creative way to thank clients. Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Paradigm Financial Partners, (formerly Halper-Rawiszer Financial Group), a Westport-based financial and wealth management company, has announced a charity program to donate to their favorite cause-based charities, Pencils of...

2014-04-08 23:33:38

Working with Autism plans its largest annual fundraising event in support of autism research. The day is filled with fun activities and a chance to connect families with each other, while educating the community on and raising awareness for autism. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 April is Autism Awareness month, and Working With Autism (WWA) is celebrating by joining forces with The Yogurt Shoppe to hold a fundraising event geared for families and children of all ages. This will...

2014-04-08 08:37:31

Organization Striving for Acceptance over Awareness CARY, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April marks National Autism Awareness Month - a time to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. The timing comes on the heels of a new report from the Centers for Disease control indicating that 1 in 68 children have an autism spectrum disorder. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00251-a Photo -...

2014-04-04 16:21:40

Lachey Shares Personal Connection to Autism Cause and Encourages Fans to Help Give Back This Easter STRATHAM, N.H., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nick Lachey, television personality, multi-platinum recording artist, loving husband and father, joins premium chocolatier, Lindt USA, to launch the fifth Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction and help raise awareness for autism, a cause close to his family. Lachey, who is sharing his personal connection to autism, joins the exclusive line-up...

2014-04-03 08:31:22

Seasoned Leader Brings More Than Three Decades of Experience to New Role PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and extending the lives of adults with congenital heart defects (CHD), announced today the appointment of Glenn R. Tringali as its new National Executive Director. Tringali comes to ACHA with more than three decades of extensive experience working with small,...

2014-04-02 23:03:31

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with autism, as is the case for more and more families. One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder, a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with...

2014-04-02 16:31:34

April is National Autism Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has declared April 2 as Autism Awareness Day in Pennsylvania in recognition of the challenges faced by individuals diagnosed with autism and their families. "The number of individuals with autism who receive services in the commonwealth has nearly tripled in the last few years, to more than 56,000 Pennsylvanians," Governor Corbett said. National statistics on...

2014-04-02 08:41:44

hereO Announces Watch with Optional Locking Mechanism, Donating Proceeds to Autism Society FORT LEE, N.J., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S (via Autism Speaks). Today, hereO (www.hereofamily.com) announces the launch of its optional locking mechanism on the hereO watch, designed for the comfort of kids and peace of mind for their parents. Logo -...