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2014-07-31 17:14:43

University of California - San Francisco UC San Francisco study builds on its groundbreaking research showing children with sensory processing disorders have measurable brain differences Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder. The research, published...

2014-07-30 23:12:46

Affordable certification as Certified Autism Specialist or Autism Certificate increases earning potential and promotes a higher standard of care for those on the autism spectrum and other sensory processing disorders. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), in providing an electronic tracking system for professional development hours in the field of autism, is now offering autism certificates to...

2014-07-30 23:03:24

STAR Center and Soft Clothing, a manufacturer of clothing specifically for kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder, have teamed up to provide 650 pairs of socks to children with SPD. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) can be overwhelmed because of their difficulty integrating information from their senses. Children with sensory challenges have difficulty when it comes to clothing textures, tags, exposed...

2014-07-28 23:02:09

First of Its Kind Virtual Autism Community Full of Easy to Find Resources and Information for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum New Jersey (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Children’s Specialized Hospital and Kohl’s Cares announces the launch of “The Kohl’s Autism Awareness community hub” the first web platform giving families access to resources regarding autism spectrum disorder and community life. This virtual town will provide its visitors a new way to explore the many...

2014-07-28 10:06:28

University of Miami Researchers at the University of Miami find that early joint attention predicts later autism symptoms Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder. To find new ways to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) earlier in life, researchers are exploring the subtleties of babies' interactions with others and how they relate to the possibility and severity of future symptoms. A new study helps us to understand the connection...

2014-07-25 23:01:15

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) joined representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and NYPD to address the dangers of autism wandering, and to also announce bipartisan support in the House of Representatives for "Avonte's Law," his legislation inspired by the death of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) joined representatives from Autism Speaks, National Center for...

2014-07-24 04:21:26

A published study shows how a virtual world helped children with autism overcome their real-world fears. Dr. Michael Gabriel of a leading Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, comments on the study results. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of a leading Staten Island Pediatrics clinic, GPM Pediatrics, responds to an article, describing a study where autistic children overcame their real-world fears in a new virtual world treatment....

2014-07-23 23:13:13

EnCircle Technologies (encircletech.org) has launched an Indiegogo (http://www.igg.me/at/encircle) campaign to raise $10,000 for the technology training and scholarship needs of Missouri autistic adults. Columbia, MO (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Scanning the headlines is grim for adults with autism. "Tough future for young adults on the autism spectrum.” “One in three autistic young adults lack jobs, education.” “Young adults on the autism spectrum face tough prospects.” The bleak...

2014-07-21 23:06:36

National Non-Profit Partners with Local Business to Offer State’s First Free-to-Low-Cost Pop.UP Holistic Services Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Pop.Earth, a New York-based non-profit providing free or low cost holistic services to children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities, today announced the launch of their first out of state mobile Pop.UP Yoga classes in partnership with Colorado business Root Health. The first day of the...

2014-07-21 23:05:55

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to improve social cognition and awareness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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