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2014-10-22 23:14:32

Livermore, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Darcio Lira Martial Arts has announced an upcoming autism awareness event, Tap Out Autism. The event will be part of the new facility’s grand opening, and the day will include a celebration of martial arts with proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks. Tap Out Autism will feature some of today’s world leaders in martial arts, including UFC’s Michael McDonald and former UFC fighter Carlos Rocha. Admission is free, and guests will be able to visit...

2014-10-15 08:26:58

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AffiliateTraction (http://www.affiliatetraction.com/), the world's largest affiliate marketing agency, has increased its charitable portfolio with the addition of UNICEF UK and World Vision Canada. The organizations are the latest additions to an expanding effort intended to foster a corporate conscience in a retail industry driven largely by profit. Greg Shepard, CEO of AffiliateTraction, expressed enthusiasm about continuing to...

2014-10-07 23:05:42

10% of All Proceeds From 4th Quarter Online Sales Will Be Donated Directly To Autism Speaks Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 K’NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, announced a fundraising initiative benefiting Autism Speaks. During the months of October, November and December, K’NEX is donating 10% of all net proceeds from knex.com directly to the organization, whose goal is to change the future for all who struggle with...

2014-09-24 23:01:15

The book, written as a user-friendly manual for clinicians, students, and anyone intent on providing evidence-based autism treatment, and edited by Center for Autism and Related Disorders, includes chapters on diagnosis, effective treatment, data collection, parent training, foundational research, and practical resources to help readers implement a top-quality autism treatment program. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced...

2014-07-25 23:01:15

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) joined representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and NYPD to address the dangers of autism wandering, and to also announce bipartisan support in the House of Representatives for "Avonte's Law," his legislation inspired by the death of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) joined representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for...

2014-07-24 23:02:18

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) will join representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and NYPD to address efforts to educate first-responders, caregivers and the general public about the dangers of autism wandering and its frequency. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Senator Schumer, Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children & NPYD to address autism wandering and safety. What: Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)...

2014-07-15 12:29:33

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Autism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2160177/Autism-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H1-2014.htmlAutism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Autism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Autism clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to...

2014-07-10 08:28:03

The Focus Autism Foundation Investigates Autism Speaks' Shifting Stance on Vaccine Safety Research WATCHUNG, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There was a time when the world's largest autism charity strongly urged the U.S. government to examine the possibility of a vaccine-autism link. "We believe that the question of whether immunization is associated with an increased risk for ASD [Autism Spectrum Disorder] is of extremely high priority" wrote Dr. Geraldine Dawson, former...

2014-07-03 16:22:57

First connection between a genetic event, physical features and autism SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A researcher at Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Institute has found a genetic identifier for autism that includes physical features that may eventually allow clinicians to identify babies who are at risk for autism before they are born. This is the first time a genetic mutation has been linked to autism. Dr. Raphael Bernier, clinical director of Seattle Children's...

2014-07-02 23:02:04

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Pledges to Put Science to Work for Families New York, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Ring, Ph.D., its chief science officer, as a public member of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC). Comprised of both Federal and Public members, the IACC advises the government on...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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