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Video Learning Helps Autism Kids Learn Social Skills
2013-10-17 13:32:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a video-based teaching technique that could help improve important social skills in teens who have autism. Scientists writing in the journal Exceptional Children say they have developed a group video teaching technique to improve social skills among individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This video method could be adapted by schools with limited resources to help students with the disorder. “Teaching...

2013-10-16 23:36:21

Skills® gives Magellan’s network of behavioral health providers an easier and more effective way to treat individuals who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., and Magellan Health Services (MGLN) today announced the implementation of Skills®: The Online Autism Solution (http://www.skillsforautism.com) across Magellan’s network of behavioral health providers who work with...

2013-10-15 23:29:25

Skills® gives Magellan’s network of behavioral health providers an easier and more effective way to treat individuals who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., and Magellan Health Services (MGLN) today announced the implementation of Skills®: The Online Autism Solution (http://www.skillsforautism.com) across Magellan’s network of behavioral health providers who work with...

2013-10-03 23:33:13

Special Learning broadens its outreach to the global special needs community with its new website, http://www.special-learningusa.com, a resource and education portal for parents, providers and educators for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities worldwide. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community,...

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...

2013-10-01 15:21:44

Sleep duration is shorter and they are more prone to frequent waking at night Total sleep duration is shorter and punctuated by more frequent waking at night, the research shows. Poor quality sleep may affect daytime learning and behaviour, say the authors. Disrupted sleep patterns have been linked to autism before, but the quality of the evidence accumulated to date has often been compromised by small sample size, lack of agreed definitions, and poor comparability of study...

2013-09-16 23:03:30

Center for Autism and Related Disorders applauds the FDA for increasing awareness of the lack of effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for patients with autism. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Inc., salutes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for increasing consumer awareness of the ineffectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) as a treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The FDA released a report on Aug. 22,...


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