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2013-10-01 15:21:44

Sleep duration is shorter and they are more prone to frequent waking at night Total sleep duration is shorter and punctuated by more frequent waking at night, the research shows. Poor quality sleep may affect daytime learning and behaviour, say the authors. Disrupted sleep patterns have been linked to autism before, but the quality of the evidence accumulated to date has often been compromised by small sample size, lack of agreed definitions, and poor comparability of study...

2013-09-24 23:01:21

To be held this Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 11am-2pm at 225 E. Santa Clara Street Suite 200 Arcadia CA 91006, People's Care will be opening its doors to the community to celebrate the opening of the Arcadia Autism Treatment Center. Chino Hills, California, (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 People's Care Autism Services announces the grand opening of its innovative autism treatment center in Arcadia, California. To be held this Saturday, September 28, 2013, from 11am-2pm at 225 E....

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...

2013-09-18 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...

2013-09-12 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...

2013-08-29 23:29:20

There have been many questions whether autism has a genetic or environmental cause. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses some of the most recent research findings for autism. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 A person with the neurodevelopmental disorder autism commonly displays impaired social and communication skills, along with restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped behavioral patterns, interests, and activities. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath, Dr. J...


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