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2014-07-02 23:02:04

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Pledges to Put Science to Work for Families New York, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Ring, Ph.D., its chief science officer, as a public member of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC). Comprised of both Federal and Public members, the IACC advises the government on...

2014-06-10 12:31:22

LANCASTER, Pa., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare's Bureau of Autism Services today kicked off its seventh annual Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference in Lancaster, convening 350 professionals across the state for training and to share best practices. "Under Governor Corbett's leadership, Pennsylvania continues to lead the nation in addressing the needs of the autism community and the professionals who serve them," Department of Public...

2014-05-14 23:06:16

Scientists From Around the World Discuss the Latest Findings on the Diagnosis, Causes and Treatments of Autism Spectrum Disorder Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The International Society for Autism Research (INSAR), a scientific and professional organization devoted to advancing knowledge about autism spectrum disorders, convened more than 1700 researchers, delegates, autism specialists and students from 40 countries for the 13th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR),...

2014-04-30 23:16:50

With the prevalence rate of autism on the rise, important questions surround the disorder that the book, edited by researchers at Center for Autism and Related Disorders, addresses. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The “Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders” offers comprehensive, evidence-based information on early intensive behavioral intervention for autism. The book explores the evolution of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), reviews the neurobiology of ASD,...

The Genetics Of Autism
2014-04-27 04:57:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Rare copy number variations (CNVs) are more common in families that are affected by autism, suggesting that this type of genetic testing could prove to be an important tool in the individualized diagnosis and treatment of the condition, researchers from the Autism Genome Project claim in a new study. In a report published in the April 24 edition of the American Journal of Human Genetics, the authors discuss the CNV testing of...

2014-04-24 23:04:05

New study finds substantial proportion of risk for developing autism spectrum disorders resides in genes that are part of specific, interconnected biological pathways New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 A substantial proportion of risk for developing autism spectrum disorders (ASD), resides in genes that are part of specific, interconnected biological pathways, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, who conducted a broad study of almost 2,500 families...

2014-04-18 23:05:07

The conference will teach parents and caregivers about effective, individualized treatment programs for those with autism spectrum disorder. Denver (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) will host a free, comprehensive, one-day “CARD Colorado Autism Conference” on treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The event will help parents and caregivers of children with ASD learn about effective intervention solutions, parent training...

2014-04-02 23:03:31

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with autism, as is the case for more and more families. One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder, a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 April is National Autism Awareness Month and Easter Seals NH is shining the spotlight on its Autism Support & Treatment Network for individuals living with...

2014-03-31 23:31:45

Kansas City start-up recognizes Autism Awareness Month with referral program and community service. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, ABPathfinder, LLC, developer of special education and therapy management solutions, announces several efforts to positively impact the local autism community. During the month of April, the company plans to continue its customer referral program, but will provide a donation to the Autism Society—The...

2014-03-10 23:01:46

The New York Insurance Funding for Autism Workshop, presented by CARD and hosted by AutismUp, will teach parents the most effective ways to access coverage. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), in partnership with AutismUp, will offer a free, three-hour workshop titled “New York Insurance Funding for Autism” to help parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) navigate their way through the insurance coverage process. Parents...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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