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Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A specialized intervention program designed to treat infants showing signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could help significantly reduce symptoms by the age of three, according to new...

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2014-09-18 12:29:31

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iliad Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on the development of innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) announced today that it has entered into an Exclusive License Agreement with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York. Under this Agreement, Iliad will provide a new biomarker to identify an abnormality in folate transport to the brain associated with susceptibility...

2014-09-16 23:11:29

Despite a lack of public funding, specialized vocational school starts its fourth year as a model for educating the nation’s 750,000 young people with autism about to age out of the public school system. Sherman Oaks, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Defying the statistical odds, and with public funding virtually nonexistent for such programs, Exceptional Minds begins its fourth academic year as the first vocational school of its kind for young adults with autism. Twenty-seven...

2014-09-11 23:07:40

CARD will partner with developmental pediatrician Dr. Linda Copeland to offer families one-stop access to medical and behavioral health services. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced its partnership with leading developmental pediatrician Dr. Linda Copeland. This will be the first autism treatment center in the Sacramento area to offer both behavioral and medical treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder...

2014-09-10 23:09:11

In a survey done with parents of autistic children in the United Kingdom, it was discovered that 61% of children with Autism Spectrum Condition are bullied at school. NoBullying discovers why today http://www.nobullying.com/over-60-of-autistic-children-are-bullied-at-school/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) affects around half a million children in the United Kingdom so when the parents of 900 autistic children were interviewed and 61% of them said...

2014-09-03 00:22:35

Head growth significantly improved in placebo-controlled trial MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced results of a recently completed phase 2 placebo-controlled trial in pediatric patients. Rett syndrome patients treated with EPI-743 demonstrated a statistically significant increase in head circumference. Decreased brain growth and head circumference are hallmarks of the disease. Rett syndrome is a genetic neurodevelopmental...

2014-08-27 23:04:12

Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration to support implementation of the Autism Plan for Georgia, aimed at improving services for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the...

How Can We Tell Where A Crowd Is Looking?
2014-08-20 03:56:37

Association for Psychological Science Have you ever seen a crowd of people looking off into the distance, perhaps toward a passing biker or up to the top of a building? There’s a good chance you looked there, too, instantly, even without paying attention to the individuals in the group. How can we tell where a crowd is looking with so little effort? Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Denver have discovered that we rely on a specialized visual...

2014-08-12 23:05:28

InnerVoice, the revolutionary iOS app that uses 3D-animated photo avatars to develop communication, just got a dramatic update, making it the most user-friendly and technologically advanced communication app for people on the autism spectrum. San Francisco California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The upgrades allow users to customize InnerVoice in a variety of ways:     Edit or delete text from buttons in any vocabulary     Rearrange buttons in any...

2014-07-31 17:14:43

University of California - San Francisco UC San Francisco study builds on its groundbreaking research showing children with sensory processing disorders have measurable brain differences Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder. The research, published...

2014-07-30 23:12:46

Affordable certification as Certified Autism Specialist or Autism Certificate increases earning potential and promotes a higher standard of care for those on the autism spectrum and other sensory processing disorders. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), in providing an electronic tracking system for professional development hours in the field of autism, is now offering autism certificates to...


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