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2013-10-08 23:32:04

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., will use a $750,000 state grant to provide therapy to underserved children who live in Austin and the surrounding areas. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., today announces the receipt of a $750,000 Autism Program grant from the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The grant will allow CARD to provide home-based, center-based, and school services...

2013-10-02 23:30:36

Integrating ABA Therapy and Speech Pathology treatment provides more effective results for individuals with autism Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Teach Me LLC and Therapy and Beyond is now combining ABA and Speech in order to provide a more comprehensive treatment approach for their patients. Surveys show a marked increase in the number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder over the last five years. Although the cause is unknown, great strides in autism research has...

2013-10-01 23:02:23

On second Thursdays of every month, Jump-N-Fun will provide sensory fun for children, donating profits to Autism Speaks. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Beginning in October 2013, Jump-N-Fun will be hosting “Open Jump” events which will occur on every second Thursdays of each month to benefit the Autism Speaks organization. The Open Jump events will provide sensory fun for children of the Autistic spectrum with inflatable games and toys. Open Jump will run from 6-8 p.m. at the...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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