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2013-12-19 23:00:30

Escondido is the newest location of People's Care Day Program and Autism Services. People's Care shares more on this new milestone. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Just before 2013 ends, People's Care caps the year off with another milestone. With the ribbon cutting ceremonies attended by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, People's Care Day Program and Autism Services officially opened the Bliss Escondido Day Program and Autism Services this Wednesday (December 11, 2013) from...

2013-12-19 23:00:24

Partnership with Sprouts Farmers Market awarded more than $350,000 to support innovative local organizations across eight states. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism and science advocacy organization, announced today that it has awarded more than $350,000 to 66 local organizations with the launch of its Neighborhood Grants program. The grants were made possible through Autism Speaks’ partnership with Sprouts Farmers Markets, one of the largest and...

2013-12-19 08:25:33

Holiday donation to leading Autism organization marks the beginning of Alicewinks' broader commitment to the Autistic community and special education. BUENA VISTA, Colo., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From December 18th, 2013 through January 3rd, 2014, Alicewinks will donate 20% of the proceeds from its sales to the Autism Women's Network, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Autistic women and girls of all ages through a sense of community, advocacy and resources. The money will be...

2013-12-18 23:26:49

Entrepreneur/Mother of Autistic Son creates Parker Time Potions after a master's research project on autism highlighted the value of pediatric massage on autistic kids. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Salt Lake City Utah-based Parker Time Potions has announced the launch of a specially formulated natural pediatric massage oil line. Parker Time Potions are created with only natural ingredients and produced and distributed in the United States. This brand-new company and...

2013-12-18 12:26:56

- Genetic mutations associated with schizophrenia shown to impact cognitive function in individuals without disease or intellectual disability REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- deCODE genetics, a global leader in analyzing and understanding the human genome, reported today in the journal Nature that mutations associated with an increased risk of schizophrenia and autism also affect cognition in individuals without the disease or intellectual disability. The research...

2013-12-18 09:48:26

Many children with intellectual disability or lower functioning autism spectrum disorders, particularly those in low and middle income countries, do not receive psychosocial treatment interventions for their condition. If non-specialists were able to deliver such care, more children may be able to receive treatment. In this week's PLOS Medicine, Brian Reichow (Yale Child Study Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, US) and colleagues from the World Health Organization conducted a...

2013-12-18 08:28:40

Lineagen Expects to Become Profitable in 2014 Based on Current Rates of Reimbursement and Sales of Current Commercial Offering SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lineagen, Inc., an innovative molecular diagnostics company focused on complex, genetically linked disorders, announced today the Company has completed a $3.5 million series C round of financing, including $2.6 million in equity capital and $0.9 million in convertible senior subordinated notes. The financing was...

2013-12-17 23:04:09

My First Voice, formerly the highly sought after ComApp, for iOS and Android provides a simple and affordable means for children with language deficits to communicate with others. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the Autism and special needs community, announced today the re-launch its popular communicating basic needs app, My First Voice for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. In...

2013-12-16 23:24:15

The $20,500 National Grant Will Fund Equipment and Instructors to Support NFAR’s Technology Training Program for San Diego Teens and Young Adults with Autism San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 National Foundation for Autism Research (NFAR), proudly announced today that it received a $20,500 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS. The grant, one of their largest awarded this year, will provide computer equipment, software, and instructional expertise for NFAR’s...

2013-12-13 08:25:19

$1.83 million in total grants given by Jerome Lejeune Foundation during 2013 PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific Advisory Board of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation USA has recommended 4 U.S. researchers to receive grants from the Foundation for its second funding cycle of 2013. The U.S. and French Foundations will fund a total of 16 projects in this cycle from labs in 5 countries. Total international funding from the Jerome Lejeune Foundation during the call for grants in...