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2014-04-02 16:31:34

April is National Autism Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has declared April 2 as Autism Awareness Day in Pennsylvania in recognition of the challenges faced by individuals diagnosed with autism and their families. "The number of individuals with autism who receive services in the commonwealth has nearly tripled in the last few years, to more than 56,000 Pennsylvanians," Governor Corbett said. National statistics on...

2014-04-02 16:30:30

Viral act of kindness inspires nationwide Give Back Event benefitting the National Autism Association Monday, April 7 DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost one year from the day when a young girl with autism was served a "broken cheeseburger" and a team member unknowingly saved the day, the lessons of compassion and understanding learned from a viral Facebook post still endure at every Chili's® Grill & Bar restaurant across the country. The story began at a Chili's in...

2014-04-02 12:32:40

First major report using data from the BrainSpan Atlas of the Developing Human Brain shines a light on where genes are turned on in the brain during mid-pregnancy, what goes wrong in developmental disorders like autism, and what makes human brains unique SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have generated a high-resolution blueprint for how to build a human brain, with a detailed map of where different genes are turned on and off...

2014-04-02 08:29:47

The National Autism Association and Parent Information Center of Wyoming to Benefit from Efforts ORCHARD, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Autism Awareness Month this April 2014, Exclusive Genetics (EG), a world leader in the bucking bull industry will launch the "Buck Autism" campaign. Partnering with the National Autism Association (NAA) and the Parent Information Center of Wyoming (WPIC), Exclusive Genetics will help raise awareness, as well as funds...

2014-04-02 08:20:14

May Institute Launches Autism Awareness Initiative RANDOLPH, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Does someone you love have autism? May Institute, a national nonprofit organization, will ask that question to hundreds of thousands of people during April, National Autism Awareness Month. May Institute provides critical services, and access to services, for children and adults with autism and other special needs throughout the country. In Massachusetts, where as many as...

2014-04-01 23:23:36

New limited-edition gift set benefits Autism Speaks, celebrates mothers. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 NEST Fragrances, a leading designer and manufacturer of luxury scented products for the bath, body and home, today announced the debut of the Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. The Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set arrives at Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and select specialty boutiques across the U.S. in...

2014-04-01 23:23:19

Exclusive Genetics, a world leader in the bucking bull industry, is launching the "Buck Autism" Campaign to support the National Autism Association and the Parent Information Center of Wyoming; kicking off with a charity event on April 5 at the ACM Party For A Cause® Festival in Las Vegas. Orchard, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 In support of National Autism Awareness Month this April 2014, Exclusive Genetics (EG), a world leader in the bucking bull industry will launch the...

2014-04-01 23:23:13

This April, iLOC GIVES BACK $20 per TRiLOC unit sold to various organizations providing support to the Autism community. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 iLOC Technologies Inc., a leading provider of leading-edge, personal safety & wandering notification solutions, announced today the iLOC GIVES BACK program effective immediately for the month of April 2014. The program offers families and caregivers in the autism community a $40.00 discount off the purchase price of a...

2014-04-01 23:01:55

The month of April is autism awareness month and Kirkman Group, Inc. will run several different campaigns to show their support for the autism community. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 On March 28 CNN reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed the findings of a study showing that 1 in 68 children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To show support for the autism community, Oregon-based nutraceutical company Kirkman Group, Inc., will be...

2014-04-01 23:00:37

Simply Music, a world leader in playing-based music education which teaches individuals to play piano using more natural methods, has announced the pending release of a unique program, designed specifically for children with special needs, including those on the Autism Spectrum and Sensory Processing Disorders. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 "We've known, for almost 20 years, that our education method is more natural and easier for children, teens and adults to utilize. We have had an...


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