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2014-08-26 23:09:59

SKILLS® is the world’s most comprehensive and efficient end-to-end online solution in the treatment of autism. Los Angeles (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 SKILLS® today announced the launch of Skills® LogBook, a groundbreaking supplement to the comprehensive research-based SKILLS® tool comprised of assessment, curricula, functional behavior assessment, behavior intervention plan builder, automatic progress tracking and managed care reporting. Skills® LogBook rises to...

2014-08-26 12:28:15

CMU BrainHub(SM) Will Take New Approach To Create Tools To Better Understand the Link Between Brain and Behavior PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coalescing its strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology and engineering, Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of CMU BrainHub(SM), a new initiative focusing on understanding how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors....

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2014-08-25 03:30:54

Karin Eskenazi, Columbia University Medical Center May be possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in a normal brain “pruning” process during development, according to a study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Because synapses are the points where neurons connect and communicate with each other, the excessive synapses may have...

2014-08-21 23:02:38

Hearing Problems Also on the Rise; Early Intervention Critical to Child Development, Academic and Social Success, Says ASHA Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics reported a 63% increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to 2010-11 among U.S. children, along with a more than 15% increase in disability associated with hearing problems. The data underscore the importance of early intervention for rising...

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...


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