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2013-12-09 23:00:32

The Beez family brings home new baby brother with special needs in ‘The Beez Brothers’. Marina Del Ray, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in 88 children have been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder. When author Celeste Johnson’s great-grandson was diagnosed with autism, she saw a need to teach children about autism as her other great-grandchildren learned about the disorder through their brother. Her...

2013-12-05 23:27:40

Project HOPE Foundation and Big Brain Staffing partner to help a local group of young adults with autism earn paychecks. Woodruff, SC (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 In Upstate South Carolina, a group of young adults with autism are earning paychecks while exceeding every productivity goal. They were able to label over 11,400 food pouches in less the two weeks. In the process, they are practicing communication skills and building relationships. Project HOPE Foundation, a nonprofit organization...

2013-12-04 23:30:48

Now through Dec. 20, Autism Live will give away gift certificates, toys, and educational products through its “Holiday Giveaway Extravaganza” contest for families with children diagnosed with autism. Nationwide (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Autism Live announces the start of its “Holiday Giveaway Extravaganza” contest where families with children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can win gift certificates, toys, and free subscriptions to online autism-related...

2013-11-26 23:02:09

Unique online training program provides comprehensive training in providing Applied Behavior Analysis treatment to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, introduced today its newest service for the global Autism and special needs community, the SL ABA Online...

2013-11-22 23:02:54

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta school for learning disabilities, received a grant designated for special needs education. The grant was given to Cumberland by The Believe in Me Foundation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Cumberland Academy of Georgia is a special needs school for high functioning Autism, Asperger’s and other learning disorders and is located in the Atlanta area. Cumberland has continued to grow in number of students and faculty, and therefore more space...

Study Find Cells Brain Regions Affected By Autism Gene Mutations
2013-11-22 09:42:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from Yale University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have pinpointed the types of cells and regions of the brain affected by the genetic mutations associated with autism. Their findings, which were reported in Thursday’s edition of the journal Cell, indicate that a common variety of neural circuits are affected by autism-risk genes. Furthermore, they determined how, when, where and in what...

2013-11-21 23:21:00

The Expanding Language App provides a means for individuals with speech and language deficits to communicate and build functional language skills using a simple icon-based platform for the iPhone and iPad. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today the release of its newest mobile teaching application for the iPhone and iPad, the...

Autistic Children Get A Little Learning Help From Russell The Robot
2013-11-21 04:56:05

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s known that many children with autism have an affinity for technology. Now, scientists at Vanderbilt University — with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) — are leveraging that fact by developing a learning environment for autistic children that is built on the foundation of state-of-the-art technology. One such example of that technology is “Russell”, a humanoid robot who works with the children...

2013-11-20 23:23:02

The social network for parents of children of all ages with autism keeps momentum going. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 MyAutismTeam, the social network for parents of children of all ages with autism, today announced a new milestone of 50,000 registered parents. MyAutismTeam attributes the rapid growth of the social network to pent up demand and word-of-mouth amongst parents of individuals with autism, unique product features based on parent feedback, and partnerships with...

2013-11-19 23:31:21

Special program and certified clinicians in the field of Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis will provide treatment to families by who are currently waiting to access direct services. CHICAGO, Illinois (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today a new program that offers treatment services to the Autism and special needs community. The SL ABA GAP...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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