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2014-09-22 23:10:17

National autism expert to share strategies for working with children and adults with autism in schools, at home and in the community. The Phoenix Center, a leader in special education, offers this program for parents, teachers and other professionals. Nutley, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Phoenix Center, a private non-profit school in Nutley, will host nationally-recognized autism expert Dr. James Ball for a day-long training program designed for educators and parents. The...

Mothers Of Children With Autism Less Likely To Have Taken Supplemental Iron During Pregnancy
2014-09-22 03:03:11

University of California - Davis Health System Mothers of children with autism are significantly less likely to report taking iron supplements before and during their pregnancies than the mothers of children who are developing normally, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. Low iron intake was associated with a five-fold greater risk of autism in the child if the mother was 35 or older at the time of the child's birth or if she suffered from metabolic...

2014-09-22 12:31:33

BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that measuring how fast the brain responds to sights and sounds could help in objectively classifying people on the autism spectrum and may help diagnose the condition earlier. The paper was published today in the online edition of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities....

2014-09-18 12:29:31

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iliad Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on the development of innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) announced today that it has entered into an Exclusive License Agreement with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York. Under this Agreement, Iliad will provide a new biomarker to identify an abnormality in folate transport to the brain associated with susceptibility...

2014-09-17 23:10:28

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in substance abuse and mental health. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 DMG Productions announces the upcoming airing of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., scheduled to broadcast on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel. In this episode, Innovations will go behind the scenes to learn about House of Freedom’s mission to provide each client the opportunity to achieve the highest physical, psychological,...

ADHD
2014-09-17 03:00:27

Kara Gavin, University of Michigan Health System Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and those without. Kids and teens with ADHD, a new study finds, lag behind others of the same age in how quickly their brains form connections within, and between, key brain...

2014-09-16 23:11:29

Despite a lack of public funding, specialized vocational school starts its fourth year as a model for educating the nation’s 750,000 young people with autism about to age out of the public school system. Sherman Oaks, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Defying the statistical odds, and with public funding virtually nonexistent for such programs, Exceptional Minds begins its fourth academic year as the first vocational school of its kind for young adults with autism. Twenty-seven...

2014-09-15 23:01:47

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation launches exciting and informative lecture series through SPD University. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation has just launched an exciting and informative lecture series through SPD University. Upcoming lectures will be presented by prominent leaders and researchers in the field of SPD. The first Signature Series lecture will broadcast live on September 16, 2014, 8:30-10:00 PM EST....

2014-09-11 23:09:21

The Howard County Autism Society launched an updated website with new online tools for families helping children and others with autism (http://www.howard-autism.org). Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Howard County Autism Society launched an updated website with new online tools for families helping children and others with autism (http://www.howard-autism.org). Howard County has the largest per capita population of children with autism in Maryland, according to the Autism...

2014-09-11 23:07:40

CARD will partner with developmental pediatrician Dr. Linda Copeland to offer families one-stop access to medical and behavioral health services. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced its partnership with leading developmental pediatrician Dr. Linda Copeland. This will be the first autism treatment center in the Sacramento area to offer both behavioral and medical treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.