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2014-06-30 23:01:58

Wright's second book, Harold the Princess Saving Dragon, came to be through his son's hardships in early life that include Autism, Arnold Chiari Malformation and Deafness. Columbus, IN (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Autism, Arnold Chiari Malformation, deafness, and regular visits to the Children's Hospital inspired Wright to pen Harold the Princess Saving Dragon, a story of a dragon who, though disabled, raises above other's expectations and becomes the hero and saves the...

Brain Imaging Distinguishes Learning Disorders
2013-11-21 08:46:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first anatomical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability may develop differently than the brains of other children has been discovered by a Michigan State University researcher. Nonverbal learning disability (NVLD) has long been considered a "pseudo" diagnosis. The study findings, published in Child Neuropsychology, could someday help educators and clinicians better distinguish between and treat...

2011-02-15 16:40:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group and its Advance LA transition program are pleased to announce that Rudy Simone will be the first speaker in its 2011 Distinguished Lecturer Series. Ms. Simone will present "Young Adults with Asperger's or High-functioning Autism: Must-have Advice for Transitioning Successfully to Work and Adult Life" on Thursday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Help Group Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd. in Sherman Oaks,...

2011-02-15 16:00:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Help Group and its Advance LA transition program are pleased to announce that Rudy Simone will be the first speaker in its 2011 Distinguished Lecturer Series. Ms. Simone will present "Young Adults with Asperger's or High-functioning Autism: Must-have Advice for Transitioning Successfully to Work and Adult Life" on Thursday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Help Group Autism Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd. in Sherman Oaks,...

2011-02-01 01:59:26

Neuroscientists find evidence that autistic patients have trouble understanding other people's intentions A study from MIT neuroscientists reveals that high-functioning autistic adults appear to have trouble using theory of mind to make moral judgments in certain situations. Specifically, the researchers found that autistic adults were more likely than non-autistic subjects to blame someone for accidentally causing harm to another person. This shows that their judgments rely more on the...

2010-05-05 17:53:00

PITTSBURGH, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AHEADD founder and director, Carolyn Komich Hare was recognized by Stanford Who's Who for exceptional work in the education industry. AHEADD, which stands for Achieving in Higher Education with Autism/Developmental Disabilities, is a private, community organization that provides support for students in higher education. They cater to students with learning disabilities, High-Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Non-Verbal Learning Disorder and...

2010-04-06 12:13:00

PITTSBURGH, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AHEADD.org, the first and only private, community-based program to provide support for students with autism and Asperger's Syndrome in college, today announced its second national conference in honor of Adult Autism Awareness Day on April 16, 2010. This year's event will focus on employment. Co-presented by the Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders (ABOARD), the national conference will be held at the Sheraton, Station Square, in Pittsburgh...

2009-07-15 08:47:52

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have identified 27 genes that are associated with either Asperger Syndrome (AS) and/or autistic traits and/or empathy. The research will be published tomorrow in the journal Autism Research. This is the first candidate gene study of its kind.The research was led by Dr Bhismadev Chakrabarti and Professor Simon Baron-Cohen from the Autism Research Center in Cambridge. 68 genes were chosen either because they were known to play a role in neural growth,...


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