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2014-06-02 12:28:21

MONTREAL, June 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A new study finds a link between prenatal maternal stress (PNMS) and the development of symptoms of asthma and autism in children. A team of scientists from The Douglas Mental Health University Institute and from McGill University has been studying women who were pregnant during the January 1998 Quebec ice storm since June of that year and observing effects of their stress on their children's development (Project Ice Storm).The team examined...

2014-05-31 23:08:04

One of the most renowned integrated therapy centers in Beverly Hills, Innovative Speech & Language Pathology is offering complimentary consultations and screenings for a limited time. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Beverly Hills Speech Therapist Offers Complimentary Consultations and Screening One of the most renowned integrated therapy centers in Beverly Hills, Innovative Speech & Language Pathology is offering free consultations and screenings for a limited time*. ISLP...

2014-05-30 23:14:08

The 2nd Annual Go Blue or Go Home Autism Fundraiser Event witnessed a huge surge of benevolence and encouragement towards the cause of Autism. The event turned out to be a tremendous success with over $5000 raised during this fun and eventful get-together of families. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On April 12th, the Palisades Recreational Park rang with laughter and excitement generated by a long line-up of games, music, entertainment acts and events, and a delightful array of gulp-inducing...

2014-05-30 23:12:39

New Jersey Educator Describes How to Use LEGO to Help Children Make Friends, Build Social Skills Cherry Hill, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 New Jersey autism educator GW Krauss, a neuropsychologist at Y.A.L.E. School has co-authored a new book that describes how to set up and run a LEGO ® Club for children with autism. The book, LEGO®-Based Therapy: How to build social competence through LEGO®-based Clubs for children with autism and related conditions, outlines the theory and...

2014-05-29 23:19:45

Brain Treatment Centers of South Florida displays promising results in helping children and teens affected by ADHD and learning disorders enhance attention spans. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Positive Brain Training (PBT) is form of Neurofeedback developed by Dr. Rex Cannon, Chief Scientific Officer, of BrainTreatment Centers of South Florida. Dr. Cannon’s latest research found children with ADHD demonstrated dramatic improvements in neurocognitive and psychological functioning...

2014-05-29 20:20:55

BRONX, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University may help explain how some cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can result from environmental influences rather than gene mutations. The findings, published online today in PLOS Genetics, shed light on why older mothers are at increased risk for having children with ASD and could pave the way for more research into the role of environment on ASD....

2014-05-28 23:05:58

The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation is seeking funding to provide evidenced-based research that documents Sensory Processing Disorder, its impact on the brain and treatment effectiveness so that children and families can get the resources needed to positively impact their education, socialization and livelihood. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation is seeking funding to build upon the groundbreaking research study published by...

2014-05-26 13:08:30

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Findings should help narrow the search for genetic contributions of autism and suggest new routes for therapy "Aha" moments are rare in medical research, scientists say. As rare, they add, as finding mice with Mohawk-like hairstyles. But both events happened in a lab at NYU Langone Medical Center, months after an international team of neuroscientists bred hundreds of mice with a suspect genetic mutation tied to...

2014-05-22 23:04:27

Presented by distinguished experts in the field, the 17th International 3S Symposium, Strategies, Science & Success: The Changing Landscape of Sensory Processing Disorder offers thought-provoking workshops including the latest research in Sensory Processing Disorderand evidence-based treatment, strategies to use in schools and clinics, and practice management help – reimbursement and health care changes that can impact your practice. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Sensory...

autism sense of touch
2014-05-22 07:53:46

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our sense of touch can be simply an awareness, such as picking up a spoon, or it can evoke powerful emotions, such as when we receive a gentle caress. A new study from Liverpool John Moores University describes a system of slowly conducting nerves in the skin that respond to those gentle caresses. Researchers are using a variety of scientific techniques to characterize these nerves. The new findings, published in Neuron, reveal...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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