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2013-06-06 23:37:20

Biolog, Inc., creator of powerful cell analysis technologies for biomedical research and development, announced today a breakthrough in autism research made by using its advanced Phenotype MicroArray (PM) cell scanning technology. Hayward, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Discovery Demonstrates Advantage of Metabolic over Genetic Screening Biolog, Inc., creator of powerful cell analysis technologies for biomedical research and development, announced today a breakthrough in autism research made by...

Future Abilities In Children With Autism Predicted With Early Brain Responses To Words
2013-05-30 11:38:06

University of Washington The pattern of brain responses to words in 2-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder predicted the youngsters' linguistic, cognitive and adaptive skills at ages 4 and 6, according to a new study. The findings, to be published May 29 in PLOS ONE, are among the first to demonstrate that a brain marker can predict future abilities in children with autism. "We've shown that the brain's indicator of word learning in 2-year-olds already diagnosed with...

2013-05-24 23:28:12

Today Sport-Social launched a campaign in an effort to spread awareness about Autism. They are reaching out for votes in an online voting contest that will change the lives of many children with autism and their families. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Sport-Social, a Las Vegas based Autism Center, entered a contest that will result in help for hundreds of kids. 1 in 50 children are affected with Autism, according to a 2013 Center for Disease Control report. Sport-Social, a Nevada...

2013-05-19 23:00:04

It´s “Mission Possible” for Torin and Kaia Phillips of Boston, Massachusetts, as the siblings work to overcome autism with the help of intensive treatment provided by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). They will be featured in this month's "Mission Possible: Portraits of Hope" series beginning Monday, May 20, 2013. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Seven-year-old Torin Phillips and his 6-year-old sister, Kaia, are on a mission to overcome the limiting effects...

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...

CDC Mental Health Report Finds Seven Percent Of Children Have ADHD
2013-05-17 08:55:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent diagnosis amongst youngsters between the ages of three and 17, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention´s (CDC) first-ever comprehensive report on the mental health of American children. The report, released as a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Supplement entitled “Mental Health Surveillance Among Children in the United...

2013-05-14 23:04:12

Website Autism After 16 profiles autistic adults living in rural America in the first of a two-part story, “Autistic Adults in Rural America.” Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Autistic adults face numerous challenges, regardless of where they live. Lack of services, lack of jobs, lack of housing and supports for families are universal hurdles to increased quality of life for adults on the autism spectrum. However, not all communities are created equal. For many families living...

UCSB Researchers Develop New Treatment For Infants With Autism
2013-04-30 18:02:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For most babies, a game of peek-a-boo can be fun, entertaining and full of laughter. However, infants with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may find the game unpleasant and disturbing. That type of social disconnect is a telltale sign of ASD, which often worsens as newborns develop into children and adults. New research from the Koegel Autism Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara has found switching games that...

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...


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