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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 -...

2014-04-02 08:20:14

May Institute Launches Autism Awareness Initiative RANDOLPH, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Does someone you love have autism? May Institute, a national nonprofit organization, will ask that question to hundreds of thousands of people during April, National Autism Awareness Month. May Institute provides critical services, and access to services, for children and adults with autism and other special needs throughout the country. In Massachusetts, where as many as...

2014-04-01 23:23:36

New limited-edition gift set benefits Autism Speaks, celebrates mothers. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 NEST Fragrances, a leading designer and manufacturer of luxury scented products for the bath, body and home, today announced the debut of the Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. The Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set arrives at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and select specialty boutiques across the U.S. in...

2014-04-01 23:23:13

This April, iLOC GIVES BACK $20 per TRiLOC unit sold to various organizations providing support to the Autism community. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 iLOC Technologies Inc., a leading provider of leading-edge, personal safety & wandering notification solutions, announced today the iLOC GIVES BACK program effective immediately for the month of April 2014. The program offers families and caregivers in the autism community a $40.00 discount off the purchase price of a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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