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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,...

2013-12-23 23:04:59

February 13, 2014 Webinar Kicks Off New Three-part “Changing Minds” Series for Special Education Leaders San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, is launching a new three-part webinar series, “Changing Minds,” to provide special education leaders critical insight on neurodevelopmental disorders and explore contemporary approaches for supporting and educating...

2013-12-23 12:23:59

Research points to areas for further examination OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital-diagnosed maternal bacterial infections during pregnancy were associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders in children, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published Dec. 23 in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) The research contributes new evidence to a body of scientific...

2013-12-20 23:23:43

An Indiegogo Campaign was launched today by The Autism Channel (TAC) reaching out for support to expedite its rollout onto multiple delivery platforms and increase its viewing audience from just under 27,000 (achieved through Roku with no promotional efforts) to over 80 Million+ potential viewers. http://igg.me/at/autismTV West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 “The Autism Channel presents television programming that touches EVERY aspect of autism, such as therapy, early...

2013-12-20 23:04:47

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces workshops for the administration of Dr. Lucy Jane Miller’s new “Goal-Oriented Assessment of Lifeskills” (GOAL); an innovative new evaluation of functional motor abilities needed for daily living in children ages 7-17. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation announces that it has begun to provide workshops throughout the United States to train therapists in the administration...