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2014-04-25 09:42:47

An Oregon State University researcher has found a relationship between motor skill deficiencies and the severity of the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in very young children. The findings, believed to the be the first to show a direct relationship between motor skills and autism severity, indicate that development of fine and gross motor skills should be included in treatment plans for young children with autism, said Megan MacDonald, an assistant professor in OSU’s College of...

2014-04-24 23:17:12

Snug Vest, producer of an inflatable vest that provides Deep Pressure Therapy for individuals with high levels of anxiety, ADHD and autism, has been chosen to present to the Dragons on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 One year after Snug Vest launched it’s product, hundreds of vests have been sold to children, teens and adults. The young company is seeking funding to scale and grow Snug Vest, as they are determined to help many more individuals with autism...

2014-04-24 23:16:08

New Interactive library of resources launches from world-renowned experts in Neuroscience and Education focuses on brain training research to combat ADHD and Autism. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Cognitive Brain Training Research represents a newly-formed interactive library of resources from world-renowned experts in the field of Neuroscience and Education, focusing on brain training research. The site is unique in that it offers free access to this cognitive research for any and...

2014-04-24 23:10:09

The training, available online through May 31, 2014, will teach emergency personnel how to interact with and respond to individuals with autism. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) today announced its collaboration with SaharaCares Foundation to provide a free eLearning training to law enforcement personnel in honor of Autism Awareness Month. The training will teach first responders how to approach and interact with individuals with autism spectrum...

2014-04-24 23:04:05

New study finds substantial proportion of risk for developing autism spectrum disorders resides in genes that are part of specific, interconnected biological pathways New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 A substantial proportion of risk for developing autism spectrum disorders (ASD), resides in genes that are part of specific, interconnected biological pathways, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, who conducted a broad study of almost 2,500 families...

2014-04-24 08:36:18

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group's Advance LA Resilience Conference 2014, presenting cutting edge research and best practices for young adults with autism, learning differences and ADHD, will be held on Friday, May 2nd at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. The Conference will feature 14 nationally prominent experts who focus their research and practices on how best to support young people with learning differences, autism and ADHD...

2014-04-24 08:35:06

Groundbreaking Social Enterprise Recently Celebrated 14 Employees' 1-Year Anniversary; Featured on National News, Won Multiple Awards, Tripled Customer Base & Much More PARKLAND, Fla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first year of business, Rising Tide Car Wash has not only made an extraordinary difference in helping people with autism to build a career and achieve an independent lifestyle, but it has also played a major role in inspiring communities to change their perception of the...

2014-04-23 23:15:57

The Pinnacles Schools Elk River Treatment Program recognize the Karkut family during Autism Awareness Month. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 April is Autism Awareness Month but for Jeff and Nancy Karkut and their son Trae, every day is autism awareness. When a preschool teacher suggested Trae might have Asperger's Syndrome, Jeff resisted the diagnosis. His wife already had recognized some developmental delays in their son, but Jeff was basically in denial. After years of...

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...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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