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2013-08-27 23:26:48

New Social Skills Learning Solutions tool kit is designed to teach individuals with Autism, Down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities appropriate social skills to function more successfully in society. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today its newest product for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down syndrome...

2013-08-24 23:03:26

Funded by the Share and Care Foundation, a pilot version of the WebTeam-owned Colors Program was run at Easter Seals New York’s (Easter Seals NY) Project Explore Child Development Center, helping preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders begin their journey toward mainstream education. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 The kiosk-based Colors Program is in sync with the app-based iLearnNEarn Program, which is widely in use in hundreds of thousands of homes, schools and...

2013-08-20 23:30:41

Over 75 participants have the opportunity to rappel down the side of Philadelphia’s only waterfront hotel, in an effort to raise more money for Autism Speaks. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing will host the inaugural Over the Edge with Autism Speaks event in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 24th. Individuals walking the Penn’s Landing waterfront will have another amazing sight to see, 23 stories up as they witness thrill seekers...

2013-08-20 10:51:55

A Danish study of siblings suggests the recurrence risks for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) varied from 4.5 percent to 10.5 percent depending on the birth years, which is higher than the ASD risk of 1.18 percent in the overall Danish population, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. ASDs are neurodevelopmental disorders that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication and also include repetitive behavior and narrow...

2013-08-19 10:28:10

Children with autism and average IQs consistently demonstrated superior math skills compared with nonautistic children in the same IQ range, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. "There appears to be a unique pattern of brain organization that underlies superior problem-solving abilities in children with autism," said Vinod Menon, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and a member of the...

2013-08-16 23:04:39

Autism Researchers can now apply for 2014 grants. $1.1 million already awarded by Autism Science Foundation in pre & postdoctoral funding. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The Autism Science Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and funding autism research, today announced that it had issued a new request for scientific proposals. ASF is inviting applications for pre- and postdoctoral training awards from graduate students, medical students and...

2013-08-01 23:26:53

Working With Autism Inc’s. team of professionals now includes two additional BCBA staff members, making it one of few full service autism agencies offering standardized ABA services for children, teens and young adults. uding Santa Clarita, Saugus, Canyon Country, Valencia and Newhall) (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Los Angeles County, Santa Clarita, CA (incl Working With Autism Inc’s. (WWA) team of professionals now includes two additional BCBA staff members, making it one of few full...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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