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2013-05-17 23:20:53

The CARD Assessment Center Open House will be held on Wednesday, May 22 to allow individuals the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the assessment team, learn what services are offered and tour the new location. LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), the world´s largest provider of effective, early-intensive behavioral interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), is proud to announce the opening of its new Woodland...

2013-05-14 23:21:01

Air Graffiti Dallas (http://www.AirGraffitiDallas.com) is pleased to announce their involvement with Autism Treatment Center of Dallas. Air Graffiti Dallas will be using their latest virtual digital wall technology with digital spray paint to work with children in their autism art therapy program. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Many children with autism have difficulty in expressing themselves verbally and often art can become an outlet and means for them to communicate with the world...

2013-05-06 12:05:17

Number of kids with neurodevelopmental disabilities increases, but limitations due to physical conditions decrease More children today have a disability than a decade ago, and the greatest increase is among kids in higher-income families, according to a study to be presented Sunday, May 5, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC. The study also found that disabilities related to physical health conditions have decreased, while disabilities due to...

2013-04-25 11:36:12

An Autistica consultation published this month found that 24% of children with autism were non-verbal or minimally verbal, and it is known that these problems can persist into adulthood. Professionals have long attempted to support the development of language in these children but with mixed outcomes. An estimated 600,000 people in the UK and 70 million worldwide have autism, a neuro-developmental condition which is life-long. Today, scientists at the University of Birmingham publish a...

Video Games Are Popular With Autistic Children
2013-04-18 04:40:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Kids and teenagers suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to use television and video games and less likely to spend time on social media than their normally-developing counterparts, claims new research set for publication in a future issue of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Micah Mazurek, an assistant professor of health psychology and a clinical child psychologist at the University of...

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,...

Antibiotic Treatment For Children With Fragile X
2013-04-10 09:36:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An older, broad-spectrum antibiotic has shown “modest” yet meaningful improvements in general behavior, mood and anxiety for children suffering from fragile X syndrome (FXS), claims a study published in this month´s edition of the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. For the study, researchers from the University of California-Davis Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (MIND)...

2013-04-06 23:02:44

polyDNA will be lowering the price of Gene-Eden-VIR by 50% for parents of Autistic children. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 During the month of April, which has been sponsored by the Autism Society as National Autism Awareness Month, polyDNA will be lowering the price of Gene-Eden-VIR. Parents of Autistic children will be able to purchase Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural remedy against foreign DNA, at a 50% discount. The CDC´s report on Autism says, “More children than ever before...


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