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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...

2014-06-03 23:09:41

The collaboration will advance the understanding of autism and refine current treatment strategies by analyzing millions of data points collected during evidence-based treatment. Orange, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Chapman has signed a formal agreement to collaborate with the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), one of the world’s largest organizations treating autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the third largest non-governmental organization contributing to autism research in...

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),...

2014-04-14 23:12:26

Your Autism Coach, a leading autism parent coaching and seminar company, has released a free excerpt from its upcoming new book, The Autism Parents' Guide To Reclaiming Your Life. Parents can download the excerpt at http://www.yourautismcoach.com or call (347) 869-4705 to request a copy. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in 68 children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder, which is an increase of over 30%...

2014-04-08 08:37:31

Organization Striving for Acceptance over Awareness CARY, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April marks National Autism Awareness Month - a time to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. The timing comes on the heels of a new report from the Centers for Disease control indicating that 1 in 68 children have an autism spectrum disorder. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00251-a Photo -...

2013-09-16 23:26:43

Autism Live’s new online series “Parent 2 Parent,” sponsored in part by Center for Autism and Related Disorders, will begin airing on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, on http://www.autism-live.com, featuring two-minute clips that educate parents on all things related to autism. Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 Autism Live is today launching a new online portal, called “Parent 2 Parent,” featuring informative two-minute clips to educate parents on all things related to autism...

2013-04-13 23:01:35

The Virgin Islands´ 6th Annual Autism Conference will feature presentations by an expert from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and one of the nation´s top children´s hospitals — Dr. Georgina Peacock, a medical officer and developmental-behavioral pediatrician at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — at the University of the Virgin Islands on April 17, on St. Thomas, and April 18,...

CDC Revises Autism Estimate Up To 1 In 50 Children
2013-03-20 18:11:49

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Every morning and early afternoon, our communities are crisscrossed by large yellow buses ferrying our youth to and from school. A new survey commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) claims at least one child on each of those buses has a condition linked to the autism spectrum disorder. Nationally, this would mean up to one million children suffer from some form of autism. The numbers presented in...

Flu May Increase Autism Risk
2012-11-12 19:30:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Contracting the flu while pregnant could lead to a higher risk of that child having autism, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. The study included children born in Denmark between 1997 and 2002, and included those with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. The researchers found that children born to mothers who had the flu during pregnancy or fevers lasting more than a week have a slightly higher risk...

2012-09-24 23:03:13

Studies indicate that a number of people with autism also struggle with mental health issues. Autism After 16 tackles this difficult subject in the first of a series of articles on autism and mental health. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Autism After 16 today published the first in a series of articles on autism and mental health. “When Autism and Mental Health Issues Collide” focuses on challenges faced by teens and adults with autism who simultaneously experience...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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