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2013-04-25 11:36:12

An Autistica consultation published this month found that 24% of children with autism were non-verbal or minimally verbal, and it is known that these problems can persist into adulthood. Professionals have long attempted to support the development of language in these children but with mixed outcomes. An estimated 600,000 people in the UK and 70 million worldwide have autism, a neuro-developmental condition which is life-long. Today, scientists at the University of Birmingham publish a...

Video Games Are Popular With Autistic Children
2013-04-18 04:40:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Kids and teenagers suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to use television and video games and less likely to spend time on social media than their normally-developing counterparts, claims new research set for publication in a future issue of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Micah Mazurek, an assistant professor of health psychology and a clinical child psychologist at the University of...

2013-04-05 16:22:26

HOSTED BY KRISTEN AND STEPHEN STILLS AND EMCEED BY JACK BLACK, THE LINE-UP ALSO INCLUDES RYAN ADAMS, RICKIE LEE JONES, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, DON FELDER, CHRIS STILLS, AND SPECIAL GUESTS LOS ANGELES, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary trio Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) makes its only Los Angeles area performance this year on April 13 at Club Nokia for the Light Up The Blues Concert--An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy...

2013-01-28 08:27:02

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AffiliateTraction, the largest affiliate marketing agency, specializes in the largest internet retailers and facilitates every aspect of their affiliate programs including management of affiliate networks and affiliates. Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. AffiliateTraction has agreed to build and manage the Autism Speaks affiliate program pro-bono. Affiliates will drive traffic directly to the...

2013-01-22 23:02:15

The software, co-developed by Step By Step´s executive director, has successfully implemented ABA WebTech, a clinical management tool, at each of its intensive behavior intervention classrooms in several school districts, its remote treatment facilities, as well as its main Ohio campus. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Step By Step, Inc., one of the nation´s most highly regarded autism treatment centers, based in central Ohio, announced today that it has implemented a new...

Some Autistic Kids Outgrow Their Diagnosis
2013-01-16 08:54:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A recent study found that a small group of children who were originally diagnosed with autism were able shed their autism-related symptoms — and their diagnosis — as they matured. Supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and conducted by the University of Connecticut-Storrs, the study discovered the change by closely following a prior diagnosis of a small group of school-age children and young...

2013-01-16 08:28:05

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsukihoshi today announced its support of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, in its commitment to fund research that will help uncover the causes of, develop effective treatments for and ultimately find a cure for autism. With a strong history dating back to 1873, Tsukihoshi is the leading manufacturer and distributor of children's footwear in Japan. The brand joins Autism Speaks as a proud sponsor in the...

2012-12-25 05:02:12

The number of children diagnosed with ASD/Autism is on the rise. The good news is that thanks to the option of Autism treatment with stem cell therapy at World Stem Cells Clinic, parents are enjoying the substantial improvements they are seeing in their children with ASD/Autism. Cancun, Mexico (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 Improvements are being seen in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) following their Stem Cells Treatment at the World Stem Cells Clinic. Autism is a serious...

2012-12-04 05:03:45

The unique, one-day workshop is designed to teach effective autism intervention strategies using state-of-the-art methods of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to treat individuals with autism. VAN NUYS, CA (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 Autism Research Group (ARG), a nonprofit organization dedicated to using science to help individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), will host a one-day workshop titled, “Advanced Behavioral Intervention,” on January 17, 2013 from 8:30 am to 4:00...

2012-12-03 12:27:50

Kennedy Krieger researchers find families with private insurance more likely to use emergency department for urgent mental health care BALTIMORE, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first study to compare mental health-related emergency department (ED) visits between children with and without autism spectrum disorders (ASD), researchers found that ED visits are nine times more likely to be for psychiatric reasons if a child has an ASD diagnosis. Published in the journal...