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2014-04-01 12:33:42

THE DOCUMENTARY FEATURES JACK BLACK, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, RICKIE LEE JONES, DON FELDER, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, CHRIS STILLS AND SPECIAL GUESTS LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Up the Blues, a documentary-style film recorded at last year's concert to benefit Autism Speaks is available now through iTunes. The film captures an inspired evening of music emceed by Jack Black and featuring musical guests Crosby, Stills and Nash, Rickie Lee Jones, Lucinda Williams, Don Felder,...

2014-04-01 08:23:45

The leading wireless buyback and recycling company is encouraging businesses to recycle their used devices and donate the proceeds to support the cause NEW ALBANY, Ohio, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Cycle, the leading wireless buyback and recycling company, has partnered with Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, to launch Reuse and Recycle for Autism Speaks, a philanthropic wireless recycling campaign. The campaign begins April 1, during...

2014-03-31 08:30:06

Joe's Crab Shack kicks off second annual national fundraiser for Autism Speaks HOUSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 2, Joe's Crab Shack will join organizations across the globe in celebrating the international Light It Up Blue campaign on World Autism Awareness Day and kick off its second annual national fundraiser for Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/DA93787 As one of Autism...

2014-03-27 23:02:51

Autism Speaks Calls for Immediate National Action Plan Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data with regard to the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having an autism spectrum disorder. Autism Speaks has visited all 535 Congressional offices, organized statements from Republican and Democratic leaders in both the...

2014-03-27 12:31:14

Autism Policy Reform Coalition Urges Government Examination Of Environmental Causes, And Focus On Treatment And Services WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the newest autism prevalence statistics. For children born in 2002, the prevalence of autism was 1 in 68; 1 in 42 boys. Almost 60,000 US 12 year-olds likely have autism. Thirty years ago, autism affected 1 in 2,500 children; there has been a...

2014-03-27 08:35:24

Kristin Farmer Global Leader In Autism Research Honored as Living Legacy by Women's International Center SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading voice in global Autism research and treatment program development, Kristin Farmer, was honored as a Living Legacy at the Women's International Center Living Legacy Awards on Feb 22, 2014 in San Diego, California. Ms. Farmer is the founder of ACES (Autism Comprehensive Educational Services) which has provided autism services to...

2014-03-26 23:22:04

Katydid Collection offers puzzle-ribbon accessories and apparel to promote Autism Awareness Month. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Katydid Collection, a popular women's clothing boutique and trendy lifestyle brand, is offering several products aimed at promoting National Autism Awareness Month this April. Shoppers visiting the company's online store at katydidcollection.com may now browse a variety of original t-shirts, cuff bracelets, and flip-flop sandals bearing the...

2014-03-26 16:25:39

SEATTLE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that autism begins during pregnancy. The study will be published in the March 26, 2014 online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. The researchers - by Eric Courchesne, PhD, professor of neurosciences and director of the Autism Center of Excellence at...

2014-03-25 12:28:22

Document Highlights How "Autism Speaks" Experienced a Quadruple Increase in Online Revenue Using IPM Advancement's Integrated Marketing Solutions PHOENIX, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nonprofit Fundraising Company, IPM Advancement, announced it has published a new case study outlining the results of its engagement with Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. Titled "Autism Speaks Sees a 4x Increase in Online Revenue with IPM Advancement's...

2014-03-20 12:31:53

LIGHT UP THE BLUES DOCUMENTARY CAPTURING LAST YEAR'S INSPIRING EVENT WILL BE RELEASED ON APRIL 1ST ON ITUNES LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2(nd) Light Up The Blues concert to benefit Autism Speaks, hosted by Kristen and Stephen Stills, has sold out. The concert, which features musicians Crosby, Stills & Nash, John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, and Chris Stills will take place on April 5(th) at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Also...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.