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2014-04-04 23:26:41

Y.A.L.E. School in Cherry Hill New Jersey to Present Workshop Featuring Dr. Peter Gerhardt and Katie Curran Cherry Hill, NJ (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Y.A.L.E. School will present a unique program on happiness and optimism featuring autism expert, Dr. Peter Gerhardt, and his colleague Katie Curran. The program, “A Spectrum of Happiness: Fostering Resiliency, Flexibility and Optimism in Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum,” will cover topics including the ‘science of hope,’ and how to...

2014-04-04 16:21:40

Lachey Shares Personal Connection to Autism Cause and Encourages Fans to Help Give Back This Easter STRATHAM, N.H., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nick Lachey, television personality, multi-platinum recording artist, loving husband and father, joins premium chocolatier, Lindt USA, to launch the fifth Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction and help raise awareness for autism, a cause close to his family. Lachey, who is sharing his personal connection to autism, joins the exclusive line-up...

2014-04-04 12:21:32

New Studies Showing an Increase of Autism in Children LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week showed that autism in children has increased by approximately 30%, now affecting one in sixty-eight children. The increase of diagnoses comes at the start of Autism Awareness Month, presenting an opportunity to correspondingly increase awareness....

2014-04-02 23:34:18

Internationally recognized Alert Program® authors have created a one-of-a kind online learning experience to teach self-regulation strategies to parents, educators, and therapists who support those with autism, ADD, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, developmental disabilities, behavioral/mental health, and other sensory processing or learning challenges. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 TherapyWorks, Inc. is announcing the launch of its new online course. Participants can now...

2014-04-02 23:32:09

NameGames, an app for Android and Apple devices, helps children with Autism connect pictures with the closest people in their lives and build relationships by engaging with them in a meaningful way. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 NameGames, an educational app for Apple and Android devices, releases a study about its benefits for the Autistic community. The award winning app strengthens relationships by teaching children the names and faces of loved ones. NameGames is recognized...

2014-04-02 23:26:11

The educational, evidence-based app developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders for children with autism now offers a Community Helpers game. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Camp Discovery, the evidence-based learning app for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), today released its new educational game, Community Helpers. The app, developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), now includes a game to teach children about different helpers that they...

2014-04-02 23:24:21

Author Mary Joann Lang says that autism improvement calls for integrative education. La Palma, California (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 April is Autism Awareness Month, and the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cite 1 child in 68 affected by autism. This represents an astounding number of children. Now more than ever, innovative integrative education is needed to help children with autism reach their true potential. The trademark deficits of...

2014-04-02 23:22:41

Now, for the first time ever, children with Autism (ASD), Down syndrome, Apraxia and other conditions requiring symbol-based language can chat with mom, dad and others, wherever they may be. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Many of us enjoy chatting with family and friends using WhatsApp, SMS messages, Facebook Messenger, and a variety of other text-based messaging apps available on the Internet. However, non-verbal children with Autism (ASD), Down syndrome, Apraxia and other...

2014-04-02 23:03:31

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with autism, as is the case for more and more families. One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder, a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with...

2014-04-02 23:01:42

New Jersey Fluitec CEO, Frank Magnotti, passionate about helping parents to find ways to help parents with Autistic children, believes they have done just that with the TesTME Kit, an affordable, in home antioxidant measurement test that provides immediate results so parents can see first-hand how to do more of what's good and less of what's bad. This means that a parent can have a tool that provides a way to learn what things reduce "noise" caused by high level of free...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'