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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...

2013-08-29 23:29:34

Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) is serving more families in the Bay Area and is recognized as the "Best of the Best" by parents. Bay Area, Napa and Solano County, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST), an agency that provides comprehensive autism services, has expanded its reach in Northern California to include Napa and Solano counties. And as it celebrates over two years serving the Bay Area, Bay Area Parent magazine announced that AST was voted by...

Defective Enzyme Leads To Autism
2013-08-28 13:17:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers from the University of North Carolina has found important new information about a group of enzymes that could be used to treat or prevent autism. According to their report in the journal Nature, the scientists found that defecctive or inhibited cellular enzymes called topoisomerases can lead to profound effects during brain development, and potentially to autism spectrum disorder (ASD). "Our study shows the...

2013-08-20 10:51:55

A Danish study of siblings suggests the recurrence risks for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) varied from 4.5 percent to 10.5 percent depending on the birth years, which is higher than the ASD risk of 1.18 percent in the overall Danish population, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. ASDs are neurodevelopmental disorders that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication and also include repetitive behavior and narrow...

2013-08-19 10:28:10

Children with autism and average IQs consistently demonstrated superior math skills compared with nonautistic children in the same IQ range, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. "There appears to be a unique pattern of brain organization that underlies superior problem-solving abilities in children with autism," said Vinod Menon, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and a member of the...

2013-08-01 23:26:53

Working With Autism Inc’s. team of professionals now includes two additional BCBA staff members, making it one of few full service autism agencies offering standardized ABA services for children, teens and young adults. uding Santa Clarita, Saugus, Canyon Country, Valencia and Newhall) (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Los Angeles County, Santa Clarita, CA (incl Working With Autism Inc’s. (WWA) team of professionals now includes two additional BCBA staff members, making it one of few full...

2013-07-29 23:25:19

Working With Autism's adolescent services unit brings hands-on treatment programs to autism students in Los Angeles. Encino, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Working With Autism announces latest program, an Adolescent Services Unit, following a service area expansion in Santa Clarita Valley. The Adolescent Unit fills the gap for people looking to continue utilizing services and resources for their autistic children as they reach adolescence. The Adolescent Unit at Working With Autism (WWA)...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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