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2014-04-14 12:36:52

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- April is Autism Awareness Month. Finding and securing affordable childcare for autistic children is one of the biggest challenges parents of these children face. According to the CDC, 1 in 68 children is on the autism spectrum which means that this problem affects millions of families in the United States each year. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140412/MN04198 What many families don't know is that for about...

2014-04-11 23:25:34

Special Learning’s webcast training now provides CEU credits, delivering on-demand virtual training on autism and other Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) topics for professionals with busy schedules. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile applications and training and educational resources for the autism and special needs community, is pleased to announce that it has received approval from Behavior Analyst Certification Board...

2014-04-11 14:44:32

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism, revealing that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously known. These interactions had not been detected earlier because they involve alternatively spliced forms of autism genes found in the brain. In their study, published in the April 11, 2014...

2014-04-10 23:26:44

The latest report by the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1-68 children have autism. Dallas Texas (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 This new estimate is roughly 30% higher than previous estimates in 2012 and is based on the CDC’s surveillance study abstract; Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years—Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010. The study was released March 27, 2014. The number of children...

2014-04-10 23:03:32

Special Learning’s webcast training now provides CEU credits, delivering on-demand virtual training on autism and other Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) topics for professionals with busy schedules. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile applications and training and educational resources for the autism and special needs community, is pleased to announce that it has received accreditation from the Behavior Analyst...

2014-04-10 23:01:40

Overwhelming Response of Names Suggested for RoboKind Robot Used in Autism Intervention Dallas (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, announces the extension of its Robots4Autism Name Our Robot Contest. The contest invites members of the autism, special needs, education and technology communities to suggest and vote on a name for the company’s humanoid robot. After receiving overwhelming response, RoboKind extended the competition to allow more...

2014-04-09 23:29:44

Project HOPE Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides a lifespan of services to the autism community, receives $30,000 from United Way of Greenville County Breakthrough Grant. These funds will help equip therapists with iPad mini's and software to track critical data, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of therapy for over 100 children with autism. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Project HOPE Foundation’s Hope Reach program provides intensive Applied Behavior...

2014-04-09 23:27:41

Proceeds Will Benefit Breitling Enthusiast and Professional Golfer Ernie Els and his Els for Autism Foundation Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In support of April being “Autism Awareness Month,” Swiss watchmaker Breitling and Razny Jewelers are donating 20% of proceeds from the sale of any Breitling timepiece with a blue dial at their store in Addison, IL for the entire month of April to the Els for Autism Foundation. “Breitling has supported Ernie Els and his Els for Autism...

2014-04-09 23:02:29

Owens Corning is donating a Basement Finishing System™ to help improve one autistic child’s attending and engagement behavior. A recent study has shown how noise-reduction walls help improve autistic children’s learning environments. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Owens Corning, the parent company of Basement Finishing System™ franchisees, is pleased to announce that the McDade family was chosen to have their basement finished with the Basement Finishing System™. This...

2014-04-09 12:31:24

iTherapy announces a 50% off sale of InnerVoice for the entire Autism Awareness Month of April MARTINEZ, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can using 3D-animated avatars help improve communication? Read more and find out! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/PH01792-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/PH01792-b ) Communication challenges are at the core of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To tackle this challenge, iTherapy used the expertise of...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.