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2013-09-30 23:39:27

The workshop, sponsored by Center for Autism and Related Disorders, is designed for practitioners, educators, professionals, students, and caregivers working with individuals with autism as an introduction to relational frame theory, research, and practical strategies. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Autism Research Group (ARG), a nonprofit dedicated to using science to improve the quality of life for individuals with autism and their families, will host a one-day workshop...

2013-09-27 23:18:06

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation to host the 16th International 3S Symposium, SPD: Strategies, Science and Success in Charlotte, North Carolina. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The 16th International 3S Symposium, SPD: Strategies, Science, and Success, hosted by the Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation in partnership with Sensory World will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina on October 25-26, 2013. This two-day symposium will have two tracks each day, covering...

2013-09-18 13:22:43

UC Davis MIND Institute research finds rigorous evaluations are needed to accurately diagnose autism in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified because the social impairments associated with their developmental delay may mimic the features of autism, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests. The study is the first to...

2013-09-16 23:26:43

Autism Live’s new online series “Parent 2 Parent,” sponsored in part by Center for Autism and Related Disorders, will begin airing on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, on http://www.autism-live.com, featuring two-minute clips that educate parents on all things related to autism. Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 Autism Live is today launching a new online portal, called “Parent 2 Parent,” featuring informative two-minute clips to educate parents on all things related to autism...

2013-09-16 23:03:30

Center for Autism and Related Disorders applauds the FDA for increasing awareness of the lack of effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for patients with autism. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., salutes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for increasing consumer awareness of the ineffectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) as a treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The FDA released a report on Aug. 22,...

2013-09-13 23:23:52

Join WM Phillips, author of Embrace Unique - The Power of Hope, Humor and Love on the Spectrum at her book signing October 8, 2013 at the Aliso Viejo Public Library at 7pm. Find compassion, comfort and answers as she shares her insightful and heartwarming personal story raising a son with autism (ASD). Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 What does a mom do when she sees her son developmentally falling behind the rest of the kids and he is ultimately diagnosed with autism (ASD)?...

2013-09-12 23:04:27

Experts in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disorders will lead the organization in the launch of new clinical programs for the special needs community. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today the addition of two new clinical staff members. The world-wide supplier of solutions-based...

2013-09-11 23:02:15

Center for Autism and Related Disorders will co-host a free conference on Saturday, September 28th, at Christ Tabernacle in Glendale from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to help parents of special needs children understand how to access insurance coverage for autism, address challenging behaviors, find support as a parent of a special needs child, and be informed of their legal rights. GLENDALE, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., in partnership...

2013-09-09 23:04:53

New Jersey-based information technology company announces collaborative initiatives with Eden Autism Services, Dr. Michael Lewis from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and New Jersey Institute Of Technology, introducing ANDDS screening app, iAssessNTeach assessment app and iLearnNEarn2 teaching app to help parents and teachers screen, assess and teach individuals affected by autism. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 At a press conference hosted by Eden Autism...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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