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2013-10-30 23:34:17

Camino Cinema announces the release of BE SAFE The Movie, a unique educational DVD that shows what to do and say in everyday situations with law enforcement professionals. Made by and for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability and similar conditions, BE SAFE uses video modeling to teach key skills for interacting with the police, such as following instructions and respecting boundaries. Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 More and more news stories highlight...

2013-10-25 23:22:09

The provider of solutions-based products for the Autism and special needs community is giving away its popular social story app designed for teaching social skills to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of special technology applications and educational resources for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), announced today a special offer on its...

2013-10-23 23:05:00

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation celebrates National Sensory Awareness Month by rolling out a new membership program. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 October is National Sensory Awareness month and the Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces a new membership program which supports funding for research for sensory processing disorder (SPD), a disorder that affects over 4 million Americans. The membership program is open to both professionals and families or...

2013-10-22 23:26:56

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “EpiCast Report: Autism Spectrum Disorders – Epidemiology Forecast to 2022” to its store. The autism spectrum disorders epidemiology report and model were written and developed by Masters- and PhD-level epidemiologists. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a group of incurable, developmental disabilities which affect the brain and are usually diagnosed between the ages of 18–24 months. ASD encompasses a...

2013-10-22 23:26:50

The “Randomized Evaluation of a Web-Based Tool for Designing Function-Based Behavioral Intervention Plans” study, conducted by Center for Autism and Related Disorder’s researchers, is published in the December 2013 journal of Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. LOS ANGELES, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 A new autism study shows that use of the Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) Builder improves the quality of behavior intervention plans designed by clinicians treating children...

2013-10-21 23:29:28

Dr. Pinney noted that what makes NOXO’s Autism Balm™ unique is that it "is a simple, but powerful way to ‘tone down’ their overwhelming perceptions. It is successful because it targets sensitivities naturally, changing the child's perception to sensory inputs in a direct, safe way." Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Olfactory Biosciences Corp.’s (OLFC) Chief Scientist Dr. V. Ruth Pinney invented proprietary NOXO Autism Balm™ to reduce coping behaviors....

Video Learning Helps Autism Kids Learn Social Skills
2013-10-17 13:32:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a video-based teaching technique that could help improve important social skills in teens who have autism. Scientists writing in the journal Exceptional Children say they have developed a group video teaching technique to improve social skills among individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This video method could be adapted by schools with limited resources to help students with the disorder. “Teaching...

2013-10-16 23:27:24

Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson will begin "EmPOWERing Autism Parents" on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (PDT) on http://www.autism-live.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Best-selling author, motivational speaker, and media personality Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson launches a new Autism Live segment called “EmPOWERing Autism Parents” this Wednesday, October 16, 2013. The segment will air during the 10:00 a.m. (PDT) hour on http://www.autism-live.com. “EmPOWERing...

2013-10-11 23:24:37

New Flash Card Teaching Kits take the concept of teaching with flash cards to a new level using the evidence-based principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy and engaging images that stimulate a child’s desire for learning. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, Special Learning, Inc. introduces the latest addition to their innovative...

2013-10-10 23:02:16

The 2013-14 season of the UC Davis MIND Institute's Minds Behind the MIND series begins in November with nationally recognized MIND Institute researchers partnering with community representatives to provide the latest information on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), one of many neurodevelopmental disabilities studied at the MIND Institute. Subsequent presentations focus on how technology can aid people with developmental disabilities and on new findings in autism...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.