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2014-04-02 23:32:09

NameGames, an app for Android and Apple devices, helps children with Autism connect pictures with the closest people in their lives and build relationships by engaging with them in a meaningful way. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 NameGames, an educational app for Apple and Android devices, releases a study about its benefits for the Autistic community. The award winning app strengthens relationships by teaching children the names and faces of loved ones. NameGames is recognized...

2014-04-02 23:26:11

The educational, evidence-based app developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders for children with autism now offers a Community Helpers game. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Camp Discovery, the evidence-based learning app for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), today released its new educational game, Community Helpers. The app, developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), now includes a game to teach children about different helpers that they...

2014-04-02 23:24:21

Author Mary Joann Lang says that autism improvement calls for integrative education. La Palma, California (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 April is Autism Awareness Month, and the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cite 1 child in 68 affected by autism. This represents an astounding number of children. Now more than ever, innovative integrative education is needed to help children with autism reach their true potential. The trademark deficits of...

2014-04-02 23:22:41

Now, for the first time ever, children with Autism (ASD), Down syndrome, Apraxia and other conditions requiring symbol-based language can chat with mom, dad and others, wherever they may be. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Many of us enjoy chatting with family and friends using WhatsApp, SMS messages, Facebook Messenger, and a variety of other text-based messaging apps available on the Internet. However, non-verbal children with Autism (ASD), Down syndrome, Apraxia and other...

2014-04-02 23:03:31

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with autism, as is the case for more and more families. One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder, a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with...

2014-04-02 23:01:42

New Jersey Fluitec CEO, Frank Magnotti, passionate about helping parents to find ways to help parents with Autistic children, believes they have done just that with the TesTME Kit, an affordable, in home antioxidant measurement test that provides immediate results so parents can see first-hand how to do more of what's good and less of what's bad. This means that a parent can have a tool that provides a way to learn what things reduce "noise" caused by high level of free...

2014-04-02 16:31:34

April is National Autism Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has declared April 2 as Autism Awareness Day in Pennsylvania in recognition of the challenges faced by individuals diagnosed with autism and their families. "The number of individuals with autism who receive services in the commonwealth has nearly tripled in the last few years, to more than 56,000 Pennsylvanians," Governor Corbett said. National statistics on...

2014-04-02 16:30:30

Viral act of kindness inspires nationwide Give Back Event benefitting the National Autism Association Monday, April 7 DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost one year from the day when a young girl with autism was served a "broken cheeseburger" and a team member unknowingly saved the day, the lessons of compassion and understanding learned from a viral Facebook post still endure at every Chili's® Grill & Bar restaurant across the country. The story began at a Chili's in...

2014-04-02 12:32:40

First major report using data from the BrainSpan Atlas of the Developing Human Brain shines a light on where genes are turned on in the brain during mid-pregnancy, what goes wrong in developmental disorders like autism, and what makes human brains unique SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have generated a high-resolution blueprint for how to build a human brain, with a detailed map of where different genes are turned on and off...

2014-04-02 08:29:47

The National Autism Association and Parent Information Center of Wyoming to Benefit from Efforts ORCHARD, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Autism Awareness Month this April 2014, Exclusive Genetics (EG), a world leader in the bucking bull industry will launch the "Buck Autism" campaign. Partnering with the National Autism Association (NAA) and the Parent Information Center of Wyoming (WPIC), Exclusive Genetics will help raise awareness, as well as funds...