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2014-05-28 23:05:58

The Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation is seeking funding to provide evidenced-based research that documents Sensory Processing Disorder, its impact on the brain and treatment effectiveness so that children and families can get the resources needed to positively impact their education, socialization and livelihood. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation is seeking funding to build upon the groundbreaking research study published by...

2014-05-26 13:08:30

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Findings should help narrow the search for genetic contributions of autism and suggest new routes for therapy "Aha" moments are rare in medical research, scientists say. As rare, they add, as finding mice with Mohawk-like hairstyles. But both events happened in a lab at NYU Langone Medical Center, months after an international team of neuroscientists bred hundreds of mice with a suspect genetic mutation tied to...

2014-05-22 23:04:27

Presented by distinguished experts in the field, the 17th International 3S Symposium, Strategies, Science & Success: The Changing Landscape of Sensory Processing Disorder offers thought-provoking workshops including the latest research in Sensory Processing Disorderand evidence-based treatment, strategies to use in schools and clinics, and practice management help – reimbursement and health care changes that can impact your practice. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Sensory...

autism sense of touch
2014-05-22 07:53:46

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our sense of touch can be simply an awareness, such as picking up a spoon, or it can evoke powerful emotions, such as when we receive a gentle caress. A new study from Liverpool John Moores University describes a system of slowly conducting nerves in the skin that respond to those gentle caresses. Researchers are using a variety of scientific techniques to characterize these nerves. The new findings, published in Neuron, reveal...

2014-05-20 23:09:57

DMG Productions explores advancements in Sensory Enrichment Therapy Technique. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Mendability® announced they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. In this episode, Innovations will present the Mendability innovative, home-based clinically validated autism therapy. The show will teach viewers about the impact that prescribed sensory...

2014-05-15 23:13:28

Using her latest research, Stephanie Seneff, PhD, presented hypotheses that link autism to heavy metals, sulfate deficiencies, and glyphosate. Dr. Seneff is on the scientific advisory board of the Children Medical Safety Research Institute (CMSRI) founded by Claire Dwoskin of the Dwoskin Family Foundation. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 At the Third International Symposium on Vaccines, Stephanie Seneff, PhD, a scientific advisory board member of CMSRI, presented some of her findings...

2014-05-14 23:06:16

Scientists From Around the World Discuss the Latest Findings on the Diagnosis, Causes and Treatments of Autism Spectrum Disorder Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), a scientific and professional organization devoted to advancing knowledge about autism spectrum disorders, convened more than 1700 researchers, delegates, autism specialists and students from 40 countries for the 13th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR),...

2014-05-14 00:21:38

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 15, the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) will join tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) organizations around the world to observe the third annual TSC Global Awareness Day. On this day, thousands of individuals and families affected by TSC will join together to increase public awareness of the rare disease and share their stories of hope for the future. This year's TSC Global Awareness Day will feature a social...

2014-05-13 23:10:58

Young adults with Asperger’s and other Learning Differences volunteer for autism awareness groups. Pittsfield, MA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Rosten Murakami is a huge Oakland A’s baseball fan and was thrilled when he was recently invited to an A’s game sponsored by Autism Speaks. “We worked in a booth and talked to people about autism, and then we got to watch the Oakland A’s game,” Rosten commented. “I would definitely do this again, it’s a great community service idea,” he...

2014-05-10 23:00:36

Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida is partnering with Sheila Kilbane, MD, a leading expert in the natural approach to Autism, to present a new comprehensive, powerful and effective approach to dealing with this shocking disorder. We hope to reach out to families whose loved ones are living with this epigenetic disorder. West Palm Beach Florida (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 This special program provides the expertise of three professionals and we will teach parents to address...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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