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2014-06-17 12:34:50

Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus New mouse model shows that APC regulates proteins critical for normal learning, memory, and behavior Autistic-like behaviors and decreased cognitive ability may be associated with disruption of the function of the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) gene. When Tufts researchers deleted the gene from select neurons in the developing mouse brain, the mice showed reduced social behavior, increased repetitive behavior, and impaired learning and memory...

2014-06-14 23:00:26

Dr. Lucy Jane Miller presented evidence-based research by the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation covering topics such as validity of the diagnosis of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), prevalence and existence with other disorders such as autism and ADHD, and discussion of an enriched treatment for SPD at the 3rd European Congress of Sensory Integration in Naantali, Finland. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Dr. Lucy Jane Miller joined notable experts from around the world to...

2014-06-13 23:04:35

On June 16, 2014, Working with Autism, Inc. and We Rock The Spectrum, Santa Clarita will begin offering sessions to address the issues faced by siblings of children with special needs. The Groups will aim to foster compassion, knowledge, and insight for all participants. Encino, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Siblings of children with special needs face enormous challenges in their daily lives. Perceived lack of attention by parents, feelings of sadness and isolation, schoolmates who at best...

2014-06-13 12:24:48

MIAMI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism-U (www.autism-u.com) announces its game-changing science-based social network where parents and teachers are invited to access the most comprehensive online assessment tool for early intervention for individuals with intellectual disabilities, including autism. Early assessment and intervention is critical, and parents can now see their child's development and progress scientifically, with visual graphs enabling the next evolution of citizen...

2014-06-13 12:24:36

Greenwood Genetic Center and Clemson University Begin Collaboration on Projects GREENWOOD, S.C., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following much behind-the-scenes planning and several recent public announcements, the work of the Greenwood Genetic Center/Clemson University research and education collaborative is underway. Officials at both institutions have announced the first recipients of research funding provided by Self Regional Healthcare (SRH). In February, SRH announced a partnership with...

2014-06-12 23:06:39

Relias Learning builds on its industry leading platform with the addition of the number one provider of online Applied Behavior Analysis training. Cary, NC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Relias Learning, the leader in online training for human services organizations, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Autism Training Solutions (ATS). The acquisition adds more than 2,000 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) training video clips and over 60 hours of expert instruction to Relias...

2014-06-12 23:04:25

Touchdown Communities offers safe and secure living and work environments, programs to foster ongoing growth and relationships, and sustainable and lasting options for home and work. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Adults with autism and related developmental disorders will soon have a place to live, work, and socialize. Touchdown Communities (TDC), the brainchild of Moorestown’s Tim Downes, is in the process of purchasing a site for development in Burlington, N.J. at the...

2014-06-11 23:08:59

Special needs education training company, Special Learning Inc., launches latest program with marketing partnerships and monthly virtual meetings via CEO, Karen Chung. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Special Learning Inc., a global leader in providing digital training and educational solutions to the autism and special needs community, has announced the launch of a new program called ‘Innovators in Autism’ which aims to support small and start-up entrepreneurs who create new tools...

2014-06-11 08:29:51

SOMERSET, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WebTeam Corporation has attained Microsoft Silver Certified Partner status after developing autism and special education apps and customized learning materials compatible with the latest Surface, desktop and smartphone technologies. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116837 Organizations achieving Silver Certified Partner status with Microsoft must demonstrate a high degree of proficiency with Microsoft...

2014-06-10 23:12:06

The Skills® technology provides South Asian Autism Awareness Centre the ability to streamline assessments, individualized treatment plans and progress tracking. Scarborough, Ontario (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC) today announced the implementation of Skills®, a web-based tool, in its clients’ treatment programs. The Centre, located in Scarborough, Ontario, treats children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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