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2013-04-24 08:29:45

NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink today announced the release of its new inclusion content, consisting of an additional 300 video-based lessons to its research-based curriculum library. Already an educational leader providing best practice technology solutions for teachers, school districts, parents, and healthcare providers working with students on the autism spectrum, Rethink now addresses the needs of all special education students working in or preparing to enter general...

2012-05-11 02:23:47

NEW YORK, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink Autism, the first and only autism curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards, is an honored recipient of the 2012 SIIA CODiE(TM) Award for Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students, the second consecutive year it has won this award. The Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) CODiE(TM) Awards recognize excellence in digital content and educational technology. "We recognize the tremendous challenges faced...

2011-10-27 06:50:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a competitive bidding process earlier this year, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) has awarded educational technology company Rethink Autism a contract to provide its Web-based educational intervention platform to students identified with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. DoDEA serves the educational needs of the dependents of military and civilian employees by providing PreK-12 instruction to approximately 87,000 students in...

2011-09-19 07:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Distinguishing themselves as the leaders in the field of web-based autism treatment, Rethink Autism has been honored in 2011 by a wide range of education, technology and business organizations, including the Arizona State University Education Innovation Summit, the Software & Information Industry Association, the Interactive Media Awards, the American Business Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "In developing the Rethink Autism...

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...

2010-12-14 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season is usually a fun and exciting time, but it can be challenging for children with autism and their families. While many of us enjoy the break from our usual routines, family get-togethers, special foods and other holiday events, children with autism may find these activities unpredictable and difficult to navigate. Rethink Autism, an educational technology company that produces online research-based treatment tools for parents and...