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2014-03-26 16:25:39

SEATTLE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that autism begins during pregnancy. The study will be published in the March 26, 2014 online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. The researchers - by Eric Courchesne, PhD, professor of neurosciences and director of the Autism Center of Excellence at...

2014-03-26 11:18:13

The problems people with autism have with memory formation, higher-level thinking and social interactions may be partially attributable to the activity of receptors inside brain cells, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have learned. Scientists were already aware that the type of receptor in question was a potential contributor to these problems – when located on the surfaces of brain cells. Until now, though, the role of the same type of receptor...

2014-03-25 23:04:18

Best Buds Summer Day Camp and Camp Connect XYZ will Offer Services for Children Ages 3 to 14 Owing Mills, MD (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Shafer Center for Early Intervention will be offering two innovative summer program options for children on the autism spectrum who are not enrolled in the Center’s 12-month program. Best Buds Summer Day Camp, serving children ages 3 to 8 years old, and Camp Connect XYZ™, serving children ages 6 to 14 years old, will provide educational services for...

2014-03-25 23:00:48

Jeremy and Chantal Sicile-Kira will serve as the keynote speakers at the 13th Annual Trends in Autism Conference April 12, 2014 at Western University of Health Sciences, 309 E. Second St., Pomona, Calif. Click here for more information and to register. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 When Jeremy Sicile-Kira was diagnosed with autism more than 20 years ago, his mother, Chantal, was told to find a good institution for him. Instead, she helped steer him toward the self-determined life he...

2014-03-25 12:28:22

Document Highlights How "Autism Speaks" Experienced a Quadruple Increase in Online Revenue Using IPM Advancement's Integrated Marketing Solutions PHOENIX, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nonprofit Fundraising Company, IPM Advancement, announced it has published a new case study outlining the results of its engagement with Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. Titled "Autism Speaks Sees a 4x Increase in Online Revenue with IPM Advancement's...

2014-03-25 08:26:45

DENVER, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine visiting a major hospital's nursery that has more than 50 infants. Now imagine one of those infants is your child. The odds are one of those children will develop autism. Will that child be your son or daughter? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/PH89507-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/PH89507LOGO-b ) In its most recent report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported cases of...

2014-03-21 23:26:16

According to clinical psychologist Dr. Carly Orenstein of Morris Psychological Group, social skills can be developed with coaching in small group sessions of children with similar issues, where children have a safe, structured environment in which they can learn and practice new skills. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The ability to make and keep friends is vital to a child's emotional health and well-being. Children who have difficult peer relationships or who are rejected by...

2014-03-20 23:00:42

New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device’s embedded educational software. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to...

2014-03-19 23:23:33

Lee Grossman, past President & CEO of the Autism Society of America, has joined iLOC Technologies in an advisory capacity, to provide guidance and expertise to the iLOC management team in bringing its cutting-edge technologies to the autism, cognitively impaired and aging communities. MONTREAL, CANADA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 iLOC Technologies Inc., a leading provider of cutting-edge, personal safety & wandering prevention solutions, announced today that it has retained Lee Grossman...

2014-03-18 23:25:58

New website serves to educate, support and assist those affected by autism spectrum disorder. Project Autism will provide events, training and resources to help this community with their specialized needs and concerns. Houston,Texas (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Project Autism is pleased to announce the launch of their new fully featured website at http://www.projectautism.org. It hopes to now serve as the leading resource for families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in providing...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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