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Children With Autism Are More Sedentary Than Their Peers: OSU Study

Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University A new Oregon State University study of children with autism found that they are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers, averaging 50 minutes less a day of moderate physical activity and 70...

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2014-09-30 23:09:43

The Phoenix Center, an innovative private school for students with disabilities, establishes sensory room to help children and teens with autism. Based on the work of Dutch researchers, the multi-sensory room allows students better regulate themselves, and get ready to learn. Nutley, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Colorful lights, soothing sounds, and soft textures invite students with autism at The Phoenix Center to relax, regroup, and get ready to learn. The new Multi-Sensory...

2014-09-30 23:04:56

Omitted data involved vaccine-autism links involving young African-American boys; omission may have altered study outcomes, say whistleblowers. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam and fraud cases, comments on a report regarding a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study regarding autism ties to specific vaccinations, according to an August 28, 2014 CNN report. The study...

2014-09-30 08:32:09

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Headquartered in Anaheim, California, WholeHealth Products. (OTC: GWPC) is a diversified company comprised of several specialized partners focused on leveraging the power and convenience of advanced technology and the proven expertise of its team of professionals to improve the fundamental business of health and wellness. WholeHealth Products' line of more than 10 professional diagnostic tests for hospitals, doctors, clinics and...

2014-09-29 12:29:15

RYE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curemark, a leading drug research and development company focused on the treatment of neurological and other diseases, is proud to announce that Dr. Joan Fallon, Founder and CEO, will receive Springboard Enterprises' Northstar Award, as recognition for her entrepreneurial leadership and achievements in autism research. Springboard Enterprises is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating high-growth women entrepreneurs' access to...

2014-09-24 23:01:15

The book, written as a user-friendly manual for clinicians, students, and anyone intent on providing evidence-based autism treatment, and edited by Center for Autism and Related Disorders, includes chapters on diagnosis, effective treatment, data collection, parent training, foundational research, and practical resources to help readers implement a top-quality autism treatment program. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced...

2014-09-22 23:10:17

National autism expert to share strategies for working with children and adults with autism in schools, at home and in the community. The Phoenix Center, a leader in special education, offers this program for parents, teachers and other professionals. Nutley, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Phoenix Center, a private non-profit school in Nutley, will host nationally-recognized autism expert Dr. James Ball for a day-long training program designed for educators and parents. The...

2014-09-22 12:31:33

BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that measuring how fast the brain responds to sights and sounds could help in objectively classifying people on the autism spectrum and may help diagnose the condition earlier. The paper was published today in the online edition of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities....

2014-09-18 12:29:31

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iliad Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on the development of innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) announced today that it has entered into an Exclusive License Agreement with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York. Under this Agreement, Iliad will provide a new biomarker to identify an abnormality in folate transport to the brain associated with susceptibility...

2014-09-17 23:10:28

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in substance abuse and mental health. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 DMG Productions announces the upcoming airing of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., scheduled to broadcast on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel. In this episode, Innovations will go behind the scenes to learn about House of Freedom’s mission to provide each client the opportunity to achieve the highest physical, psychological,...

ADHD
2014-09-17 03:00:27

Kara Gavin, University of Michigan Health System Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and those without. Kids and teens with ADHD, a new study finds, lag behind others of the same age in how quickly their brains form connections within, and between, key brain...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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