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2014-04-23 08:32:35

NEW YORK, April 23,( )2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink is pleased to announce the launch of its Student Activity Center, a newly developed interface for children featuring computer-based activities aligned with the platform's curriculum, reporting, and progress monitoring tools. The Student Activity Center makes Rethink the first comprehensive and fully integrated special education performance management system to address all the needs of special educators at the classroom, school, and...

2011-08-01 07:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Considering the alarming growth in the prevalence of autism (estimates as high as 1 in 91 (1)) as well as the challenging financial climate, in which 34 states have cut funding for K-12 education since 2008 (2), it is no surprise that public school districts nationwide are struggling to keep pace with a growing autism population. After hosting several oversubscribed sessions earlier this year, web-based educational platform Rethink Autism will again...

2011-07-05 06:50:00

NEW YORK, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink Autism, the first and only autism curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards, is an honored recipient of the 2011 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students. The Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) CODiE Awards recognize excellence in digital content and educational technology. "In developing the Rethink Autism platform we not only wanted to make clinical best practices...

2011-03-31 06:50:00

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- April is Autism Awareness Month. As part of its commitment to the autism community, educational technology company Rethink Autism is helping to educate parents through a new video series on their home page, "Every Day Counts, Everyone Can Help." Developed by Rethink Autism's clinical team and hosted by Rethink Autism's Director of Research and Training, Dr. Hannah Hoch, the series provides an overview of autism, video examples of early warning...

2011-03-21 07:15:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Action Partnership (AAP), a public nonprofit foundation, announced a statewide initiative to improve outcomes for students with autism in Nebraska public schools. Through an innovative partnership with the Department of Education's Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Network, AAP is providing support to Nebraska public schools using a scalable technology solution developed by Rethink Autism. "The number of children with autism ages 3-21 in...

2011-01-26 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 637,000 children ages 3-17 in the U.S. (or 1 in 91) had a current Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis in 2007 according to a widely accepted study(1) published in Pediatrics. That represents a 67% increase from a previous estimate by the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, which reported autism rates of 66 per 10,000 children (or 1 in 150) in 2002. With such an alarming growth in the prevalence of...

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