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2013-12-20 23:01:12

Distinction Caps Off an Unprecedented Year of Action in Support of the Autism Community New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has been named a recommended, high-impact nonprofit in a Philanthropedia survey of leading experts. The recognition comes on the heels of an unprecedented year of action across each pillar of Autism Speaks’ mission to support the one in 88 individuals and...

2013-12-17 23:04:09

My First Voice, formerly the highly sought after ComApp, for iOS and Android provides a simple and affordable means for children with language deficits to communicate with others. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the Autism and special needs community, announced today the re-launch its popular communicating basic needs app, My First Voice for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. In...

2013-12-11 23:23:24

The Social Express, a web-based program for students struggling with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and other social learning challenges, has been selected by school administrators as a Top 100 Product. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Dec. 11, 2013 -- The Social Express has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine’s...

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...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.