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2014-03-12 11:39:12

Gender identity issues more likely among children with autism and related disorders or ADHD, study finds Children and teenagers with an autism spectrum disorder or those who have attention deficit and hyperactivity problems are much more likely to wish to be another gender. So says John Strang of the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, USA, leader of the first study to compare the occurrence of such gender identity issues among children and adolescents with and without...

2014-03-11 08:27:09

"Life in a Special-Needs World" Exclusive Report Explores Health and Happiness of Children of All Abilities NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents magazine today revealed exclusive results from a study of moms of children with special needs and those whose children are typically developing, comparing their opinions on the health and happiness of children in their communities. The study results are featured in a 20-page special report entitled, "Life in a Special-Needs World," in...

2014-03-10 23:01:46

The New York Insurance Funding for Autism Workshop, presented by CARD and hosted by AutismUp, will teach parents the most effective ways to access coverage. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), in partnership with AutismUp, will offer a free, three-hour workshop titled “New York Insurance Funding for Autism” to help parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) navigate their way through the insurance coverage process. Parents...

2014-03-07 23:01:28

World-renowned autism expert and CARD founder and CEO Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh will present the keynote address at the conference, speaking about effective, individualized treatment programs for those with autism spectrum disorder. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) will host a free, comprehensive, one-day “CARD Colorado Autism Conference” on treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The event will help parents and caregivers...

2014-03-06 16:26:42

RYE, N.Y., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joan Fallon, founder and CEO of Curemark LLC, a research-driven biotechnology company focused on neurological disorders, will be a featured speaker at the SXSW Interactive Festival to be held March 7-11 in Austin, Texas. SXSW Interactive, part of South by Southwest,(TM) brings together the brightest minds in cutting-edge technologies, digital creativity and startup innovation. Dr. Fallon will be joined by Amy Millman, President of...

New Program For Students With Autism Prepares Them For Life After High School
2014-03-05 14:44:22

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill An innovative program from UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) and 6 partner universities is preparing students with autism for life after high school. “Public high schools may be one of the last best hopes for adolescents with autism—and for their families,” said FPG director Samuel L. Odom. “Many of these students will face unemployment and few social ties after school ends.” According to Odom,...

2014-03-05 12:24:16

NBC Chicago Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern to Emcee the Event CHICAGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 2 community leaders from Chicago and New York City will gather at the Four Seasons Hotel to honor one of autism's most prominent researchers, Catherine Lord, Ph.D. As a founder of Chicago area nonprofit Have Dreams, Dr. Lord has led the development of the diagnostics used in early identification of children with autism. She is the author of more than...

2014-03-04 23:04:04

Special Learning’s ABA Resource Library is a valuable free resource that provides hundreds of relevant tools to the global ABA community. Visit our new downloadable tools section and its 11 categories of teaching tools. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and comprehensive educational and training systems for the special needs community, is pleased to announce the expansion of its comprehensive ABA...

2014-03-04 23:01:47

World-renowned autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh testifies today, representing California autism treatment providers at a California Senate informational hearing on March 4, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. to articulate challenges and successes of the autism mandate. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, the founder and CEO of Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), testifies on behalf of California’s autism treatment providers before the California Senate...

2014-03-03 04:23:06

SOMERSET, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At a recognition dinner held at the Pind Restaurant in Kingston, NJ, WebTeam Corporation CEO Nish Parikh publicly thanked educators, medical professionals, state leaders and members of the autism community for their collaborative contributions leading to the development and success of WebTeam's award-winning technology for autism management. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/MN74949) "We are deeply indebted to all of you...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.