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2014-04-23 23:13:32

Autism Society Greater Tucson launches a new website just in time for their 8th Annual Piece the Puzzle Autism Walk on April 26, 2014. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Autism Society Greater Tucson today is announcing the re-launch of their website, the results of a strategic partnership with Tucson digital marketing and design firm, Nuanced Media. The leading voice and resource of the entire autism community, Autism Society Greater Tucson is committed to meaningful participation and...

2014-04-23 23:11:47

New Client “Give Back” program to donate to cause-based charities: Pencils of Promise and Autism Speaks. The announcement comes from Paradigm Financial Partners Managing Director Lee Rawiszer as a creative way to thank clients. Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Paradigm Financial Partners, (formerly Halper-Rawiszer Financial Group), a Westport-based financial and wealth management company, has announced a charity program to donate to their favorite cause-based charities, Pencils of...

2014-04-23 23:06:13

First Online Resource of Its Kind - 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. Mountainside, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 23, 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...

2014-04-23 23:04:18

The just-released and updated Revised Edition of "Sensational Kids" presents the latest research in understanding sensory issues in children with autism spectrum disorders, and strategies to help kids with sensory issues succeed in school and in life. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Research and treatment of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) has come a long way since internationally renowned expert Lucy Jane Miller introduced her landmark book, "Sensational Kids, Hope and...

2014-04-22 23:14:41

New Sesame Street initiative to benefit from artistic talent at Exceptional Minds digital arts vocational school for young adults with autism. Exceptional Minds students have created animated shorts and other content for business and the entertainment industry, including post-production work for major motion pictures American Hustle and Lawless. Sherman Oaks, California (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Exceptional Minds digital arts academy for young adults with autism and Sesame Workshop, the...

2014-04-22 23:09:02

Center for Autism and Related Disorders and Institute for Behavioral Training partner to present “Autism for First Responders” trainings nationwide to teach emergency personnel how to interact with and respond to individuals with autism. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) today announced that they will partner to train first responders on how to approach and interact with individuals with autism...

2014-04-22 23:03:55

Participants suggest and vote on name for RoboKind robot used in autism intervention. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, announces the Robots4Autism Name Our Robot Contest results. The contest invited members of the autism, special needs, education and technology communities to suggest and vote on a name for the company’s humanoid robot. After tabulating votes, the company is eager to introduce Milo the Robot. “We had a lot of great...

2014-04-22 14:28:27

When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry and activate conditions such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and some forms of autism. Until now, it has been unclear how much these stressors have impacted the cells of a developing brain. Past studies have shown that when an expectant mother exposes herself to alcohol or drug abuse or she experiences some trauma...

Autism Risk Higher For Mothers Over 30 Years Of Age
2014-04-22 14:13:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While several recent studies on the risk of a child developing an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have focused on paternal age or even the age of the grandfather, a new Sweden-based study has found that risk for ASD increases with the age of both parents – but particularly for would-be mothers. The study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, revealed that ASD risk with parental age increased linearly for older...

2014-04-21 23:03:42

Autism moms, activists and hosts of “Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy” are asking everyone to support “Coverage for Autism Now” on April 23 by displaying “CAN” somewhere visible on their body or clothing. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Shannon Penrod and Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, hosts of “Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy,” a segment on Autism Live, are teaming up with the autism community on April 23, 2014 to spearhead the “Coverage for Autism...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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