Latest Autism spectrum Stories

2013-12-30 23:02:03

If holidays are supposed to end with a warm touch of generosity, you are certainly in for a happy closure over the next one and half weeks: 28 special education apps from WebTeam Corporation are available free of cost on App Store till January 10. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 WebTeam has made the paid apps free in view of the holiday season when many parents get a breather from their busy work schedules to spend quality time with their children. As a parent or a...

2013-12-20 23:23:43

An Indiegogo Campaign was launched today by The Autism Channel (TAC) reaching out for support to expedite its rollout onto multiple delivery platforms and increase its viewing audience from just under 27,000 (achieved through Roku with no promotional efforts) to over 80 Million+ potential viewers. http://igg.me/at/autismTV West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 “The Autism Channel presents television programming that touches EVERY aspect of autism, such as therapy, early...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'