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2014-08-20 23:01:11

Individuals interested in working with those on the Autism Spectrum now have a way of showing future or current employers their commitment to providing quality care by receiving a Certificate in Autism through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), an organization recognizing professionals dedicated to promoting...

How Can We Tell Where A Crowd Is Looking?
2014-08-20 03:56:37

Association for Psychological Science Have you ever seen a crowd of people looking off into the distance, perhaps toward a passing biker or up to the top of a building? There’s a good chance you looked there, too, instantly, even without paying attention to the individuals in the group. How can we tell where a crowd is looking with so little effort? Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Denver have discovered that we rely on a specialized visual...

2014-08-12 23:12:44

In its mission to provide quality autism treatment, Working With Autism is increasing the reach and effectiveness of its services by supplementing the size of its team with 3 new BCBA case supervisors. The new team members will allow WWA to continue meeting the increasing demand for quality empirically supported therapies for autistic children in Los Angeles County. Encino, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Working With Autism (WWA) has been working tirelessly to help families gain access to a...

2014-08-12 23:12:34

In recognition of Autism Awareness, Uniform Advantage is partnering with The Dan Marino Foundation this Fall 2014 and donating over $2,000. To learn more, please visit http://www.uniformadvantage.com/a-day-in-scrubs/ua-gives-back/dan-marino.asp. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, autism or autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) - represents a broad group of developmental disorders characterized by impaired social interactions,...

2014-08-12 23:05:28

InnerVoice, the revolutionary iOS app that uses 3D-animated photo avatars to develop communication, just got a dramatic update, making it the most user-friendly and technologically advanced communication app for people on the autism spectrum. San Francisco California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The upgrades allow users to customize InnerVoice in a variety of ways:     Edit or delete text from buttons in any vocabulary     Rearrange buttons in any...

2014-08-12 23:00:53

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation’s Dr. Lucy Jane Miller responds to a new follow-up groundbreaking study from UC San Francisco showing that children affected with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory areas different than those in autism. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The University of California San Francisco’s new research study, published on July 30, 2014 in ‘PLOS ONE’, an open access peer-reviewed...

2014-08-08 16:22:18

Show Scheduled for September 12, 2014 at the Historic Fox Fullerton FULLERTON, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation announced today that Steve Trevino will headline the fourth annual "Comedy Show for Autism" at the historic Fox Theatre in Fullerton. The event is expected to raise $40,000 in support of autism charities and education programs on September 12; doors will open at 6 PM with the show scheduled to begin at 8 PM. Tickets:...

2014-08-06 23:02:07

The center provides applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for all ages, and a day program to help adults with independent living, obtaining employment, developing leisure activities and building meaningful relationships. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced the opening of its new treatment center in Manhattan, N.Y. for adults and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). CARD has over 25 centers worldwide and is known for...

2014-08-05 17:28:56

Stanford University Medical Center Autism does not appear to be solely caused by a deficiency of oxytocin, but the hormone's universal ability to boost social function may prove useful in treating a subset of children with the developmental disorder, according to new findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Low levels of oxytocin, a hormone involved in social functioning, have for years been suspected of causing autism....

2014-07-31 17:14:43

University of California - San Francisco UC San Francisco study builds on its groundbreaking research showing children with sensory processing disorders have measurable brain differences Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder. The research, published...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.