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2014-07-21 23:05:55

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to improve social cognition and awareness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to...

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2014-07-21 05:14:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The majority of the genetic risks for developing autism can be traced to common versions of genes, not rare variants or spontaneous mutations, according to the results of a National Institutes of Health-funded study that appeared in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Genetics. In total, approximately 52 percent of the risk for autism was traced to common or rare inherited variation, while spontaneous mutations comprised just...

2014-07-17 16:26:12

Mobile app helps parents and pediatricians detect autism in infants as early as eight months SOMERSET, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After years of collaborative research and development in the field of autism, child development experts at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and information technology innovators at WebTeam Corporation have unveiled a powerful new screening tool capable of detecting signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental delays...

2014-07-16 23:09:07

New to Tennessee, Behavioral Foundations has started working with local families in the Knoxville area to offer consultation, therapy and support services that are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Individuals on the Autism spectrum face unique challenges in areas like language, socialization, sensory integration and some levels of cognition. No two individuals on the Autism spectrum will face the same combination of...

2014-07-16 16:24:04

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Alliance of Michigan recently received a grant in the amount of $50,000 from Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan. The grant is to support the development of the Michigan Family Autism Navigator, a pilot program to help families of young children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to Dr. Colleen Allen, President & CEO of Autism Alliance of Michigan, "This funding from Community Foundation...

2014-07-15 12:29:33

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Autism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2160177/Autism-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H1-2014.htmlAutism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Autism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Autism clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to...

2014-07-11 23:07:42

Dr. Michael Oberschneider, Founder and Director of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services, is getting a very mixed response on JP’s Law from his patients with autistic spectrum disorders in Virginia. Ashburn, Virginia (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ASHBURN PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES On July 1st, Senate bill 367 took effect, which allows individuals with an intellectual disability or autism to have a special code placed on the back of their licenses and ID cards to alert law...

2014-07-10 23:13:26

The success story of a child with high functioning autism from the time of his diagnosis until his college entry. Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The birth of an autistic child is a sad and devastating family event that alters forever the family’s relationship to everyday life and deprives parents of the anticipated joy of child rearing. The excitement of the child’s educational achievements are replaced by negotiating individual educational and treatment plans, navigating...

2014-07-10 12:31:08

Genetic Testing Service Designed to Detect Genetic Variants Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Disorders of Childhood Development PROVO, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tute Genomics, the leader in genome annotation and interpretation, today announced an agreement with Lineagen, Inc., to provide next-generation sequencing (NGS) analytics for Lineagen's NextStep(Dx) PLUS. Lineagen, focused on the diagnostic evaluation of neurodevelopmental and neurological...

2014-07-10 08:28:03

The Focus Autism Foundation Investigates Autism Speaks' Shifting Stance on Vaccine Safety Research WATCHUNG, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There was a time when the world's largest autism charity strongly urged the U.S. government to examine the possibility of a vaccine-autism link. "We believe that the question of whether immunization is associated with an increased risk for ASD [Autism Spectrum Disorder] is of extremely high priority" wrote Dr. Geraldine Dawson, former...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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