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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...

2014-04-08 23:33:38

Working with Autism plans its largest annual fundraising event in support of autism research. The day is filled with fun activities and a chance to connect families with each other, while educating the community on and raising awareness for autism. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 April is Autism Awareness month, and Working With Autism (WWA) is celebrating by joining forces with The Yogurt Shoppe to hold a fundraising event geared for families and children of all ages. This will...

2014-04-08 12:32:34

WORTHINGTON, Ohio, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Step By Step Academy, Inc. is now the proud owner of the former Harding Hospital 45 acre campus located in Worthington, Ohio. The Ohio State University had owned the property since 2003, and supports Step By Step's mission to expand services to the autism, developmental disabilities and mental health communities. Providing services since 2002, Step By Step is a non-profit treatment center for children and adults with autism,...

2014-04-08 08:37:31

Organization Striving for Acceptance over Awareness CARY, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April marks National Autism Awareness Month - a time to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. The timing comes on the heels of a new report from the Centers for Disease control indicating that 1 in 68 children have an autism spectrum disorder. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00251-a Photo -...

2014-04-07 08:31:46

Tiny product making huge impact on the lives of kids and adults who struggle to tie their shoes. ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off of its recent appearance on the hit ABC Television show Shark Tank, where the company landed multi-billionaire Mark Cuban as an investor, U-Lace is finding that its Sneaker Customizing Laces are a lot more than just a fashion product for customizing sneakers. In the four weeks since appearing on the show, U-Lace has shipped...

2014-04-05 23:02:41

Many kids with Autism have a hard time fitting in. However, one gymnastics facility in Lake Forest believes the process for kids can be made a little easier with their Transition Program. Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Many kids with Autism have a hard time fitting in. However, one gymnastics facility in Lake Forest believes the process for kids can be made a little easier. Us Too Gymnastics offers kids with special needs gymnastics classes to help gain confidence, learn social...

2014-04-04 23:42:31

The leader of far infrared therapy provides natural relief for autism symptoms and pays it forward during Autism Awareness Month. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Throughout the month of April 2014, Sunlighten, the leader of far infrared saunas, is donating a portion of sales to the National Autism Association. “Autism is growing at a staggering rate. The detoxification benefits of our far and full spectrum infrared saunas are often sought after by both parents and health care...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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