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Robin Hansen
2014-01-13 04:59:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments are frequently used to help young children who are autistic or suffering from other developmental delays, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of California, Davis MIND Institute. The paper, which was published online Saturday in the Journal of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics, also found that the families most likely to employ both...

2014-01-11 23:01:07

Myself Belts, a leader in the children’s belt market, and Autism Speaks, an advocate for the autism community, have joined forces for the month of January. Myself Belts is donating 25% of sales from orders that use the code AUTISM to Autism Speaks during the month of January. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Myself Belts, a leader in the children’s belt market, and Autism Speaks, an advocate for the autism community, have joined forces for the month of January. Myself Belts is...

2014-01-10 23:23:07

Dr. Marylee Mundell, co-owner of Pediatric Care Group, P.C. - PCG Kids - pledges the total $15,000 prize to help Autism and Special Needs Children in the Philly area if they are awarded the top prize. Please vote for PCG at Philly Business First Award; a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Special Needs Philly.org. Jenkintown, PA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Firstrust Bank has selected Pediatric Care Group, P.C. - PCG Kids - as a top 20 finalist in their coveted Philly’s Business...

2014-01-09 23:04:12

The innovative tool gives clinicians, educators, and behavior professionals the ability to efficiently develop effective behavior intervention plans (BIPs) for individuals who display challenging behavior. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The Skills® Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) Builder is available for the first time as a stand-alone program that is designed to treat the root cause of challenging behavior. The BIP Builder offers newly-enhanced features and is the ultimate tool for...

2014-01-08 23:24:43

The Behavioral Analyst Certification Board develops new entry level credential for behavioral technicians in an attempt to provide minimum standards in the field of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), the most widely used treatment for Autism. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A new case of autism is diagnosed every twenty seconds. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is the most recognized and respected treatment for treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder. As the...

2014-01-07 16:25:02

Canine research could lead to earlier diagnoses and treatments for children with autism WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, one out of every 88 children in the United States is diagnosed with some form of autism, with these numbers steadily rising over the last decade. Alarmingly, it is believed that now one of every 54 young boys has some form of the disease. Though the instances of children on the autism spectrum are increasing year to year, the amount...

2014-01-02 16:22:06

KINGSTON, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley's Broadway Campus Emergency Department is launching a dynamic new program to provide an "autism-friendly" experience for patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With autism affecting 1 in 88 children, according to Autism Speaks®, the commitment to addressing the specialized needs of Emergency Department patients with ASD is timely. Patients with autism react and communicate differently,...

2014-01-01 23:02:25

The new “Signs Of Autism In Children” article on the site Vkool.com delivers to people fundamental information about autism. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The new “Signs Of Autism In Children” report on the site Vkool.com covers common symptoms of developmental disabilities called autism. At the beginning of the article, the author points out that autism spectrum disorders are a group of developmental disabilities that cause significant communication, social, and behavioral...

2013-12-30 23:02:03

If holidays are supposed to end with a warm touch of generosity, you are certainly in for a happy closure over the next one and half weeks: 28 special education apps from WebTeam Corporation are available free of cost on App Store till January 10. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 WebTeam has made the paid apps free in view of the holiday season when many parents get a breather from their busy work schedules to spend quality time with their children. As a parent or a...

Facial Recognition Influenced By Oxytocin Receptor Gene
2013-12-24 04:23:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The same gene that influences bonding between mothers and their infant children, as well as the attachment between partners in a monogamous relationship, could also be involved in the ability to remember faces. The gene in question is the oxytocin receptor, a member of the G-protein coupled receptor family which receives chemical signals from the hormone and neurotransmitter oxytocin. The receptors modulate a variety of behaviors,...