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Latest Developmental neuroscience Stories

2013-10-11 23:24:37

New Flash Card Teaching Kits take the concept of teaching with flash cards to a new level using the evidence-based principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy and engaging images that stimulate a child’s desire for learning. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, Special Learning, Inc. introduces the latest addition to their innovative...

2013-10-10 23:02:16

The 2013-14 season of the UC Davis MIND Institute's Minds Behind the MIND series begins in November with nationally recognized MIND Institute researchers partnering with community representatives to provide the latest information on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), one of many neurodevelopmental disabilities studied at the MIND Institute. Subsequent presentations focus on how technology can aid people with developmental disabilities and on new findings in autism...

2013-10-02 23:30:36

Integrating ABA Therapy and Speech Pathology treatment provides more effective results for individuals with autism Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Teach Me LLC and Therapy and Beyond is now combining ABA and Speech in order to provide a more comprehensive treatment approach for their patients. Surveys show a marked increase in the number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder over the last five years. Although the cause is unknown, great strides in autism research has...

2013-10-01 08:32:15

SUMTER, S.C., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Early Autism Project, Inc., (EAP) a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children and young adults who have autism spectrum and related disorders, promoted Ann Eldridge to executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Susan Butler to senior vice president of business development. Eldridge, who previously served as executive director of clinical services, and Butler, who was executive director of...

2013-09-19 23:35:16

New teaching kits are designed to teach individuals with Autism, Down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities appropriate social skills to function more successfully in society. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today its newest line of educational products for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down...

2013-09-19 23:02:15

Activating a mother’s immune system during her pregnancy disrupts the development of neural cells in the brain of her offspring and damages the cells' ability to transmit signals and communicate with one another, researchers with the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience and Department of Neurology have found. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Activating a mother’s immune system during her pregnancy disrupts the development of neural cells in the brain of her offspring and...

2013-09-18 13:22:43

UC Davis MIND Institute research finds rigorous evaluations are needed to accurately diagnose autism in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified because the social impairments associated with their developmental delay may mimic the features of autism, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests. The study is the first to...

2013-09-13 23:23:52

Join WM Phillips, author of Embrace Unique - The Power of Hope, Humor and Love on the Spectrum at her book signing October 8, 2013 at the Aliso Viejo Public Library at 7pm. Find compassion, comfort and answers as she shares her insightful and heartwarming personal story raising a son with autism (ASD). Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 What does a mom do when she sees her son developmentally falling behind the rest of the kids and he is ultimately diagnosed with autism (ASD)?...

2013-09-12 23:04:27

Experts in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disorders will lead the organization in the launch of new clinical programs for the special needs community. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today the addition of two new clinical staff members. The world-wide supplier of solutions-based...

2013-09-05 23:04:09

Research continues to uncover more information about the autism spectrum and the benefits of early diagnosis and intervention. The appropriate screening, early diagnosis and early intervention greatly improves outcomes. Carrollton, TX (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 When concerns about a child’s development arise and autism is suspected, parents and caregivers turn to experts for help. Many parents contact their school district, their children’s physician or look into therapeutic...