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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...

2014-04-04 23:41:58

In the making for over 10 years, the highly anticipated documentary film "Trace Amounts" explores the science and controversy behind the autism epidemic. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Lighthouse Pictures announces the world premiere of the documentary film "Trace Amounts" on Saturday, April 26th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Beach Film Festival in Newport Beach, California. After recovering from a devastating illness that brought him to the edge of...

2014-04-04 23:37:49

Firstrust Bank has selected Pediatric Care Group, P.C. as a runner up winner in their coveted Philly’s Business First Award celebrating local businesses that make a difference in their community. Jenkintown, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Firstrust Bank has selected Pediatric Care Group, P.C. as a runner up winner in their coveted Philly’s Business First Award celebrating local businesses that make a difference in their community. Firstrust Bank awarded a $5,000 prize to Supporting the...

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...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin