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2013-06-25 23:24:12

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, Stamped Sentimentals has developed an Autism Awareness Jewelry Collection and donates a large portion of the proceeds to Autism research, support and awareness causes. Senoia, GA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Every 11 minutes, a family in the United States learns that their child has autism, a complex disorder of brain development. In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, Stamped...

2013-06-10 23:01:48

Erik's Ranch & Retreats is calling for video submissions from autism parents Edina, Minn. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Erik´s Ranch & Retreats, a premier residence and workplace for adults with autism, today launches its My Genuine Genius program; it is calling for video submissions from the autism community. The organization is asking parents of children or young adults with autism to submit 30-60 second videos of their child displaying their unique “Genuine Genius.” The...

2013-06-04 23:02:55

The global special needs resource provider is giving away a free downloadable e-book to spread knowledge of autism globally. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the autism community, announced today a new initiative to spread global autism awareness by offering a free copy of one its most popular e-books. For the month of June, Special Learning is giving away The ABCs of...

2013-05-30 23:20:13

Sport-Social is in a contest to win $100,000 which will help them expand their operation to help children with Autism. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Sport-Social, a Las Vegas Autism facility, was the victim of arson. An arsonist broke in to the facility early in the morning and lit multiple Molotov Cocktails resulting in over $80,000 in fire and water damage. Employees worked around the clock to partially reopen just one week after the fire. The facility is still recovering and...

2013-05-24 23:23:30

With the opening of a world-class SPED school and integrated Autism Treatment Center, Special Learning solidifies its position as a leading global provider of solutions for the special needs community. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., a leading global provider of comprehensive solutions and educational resources for the autism, Down syndrome and special needs community, announced today that it is opening its first global autism treatment center and Special Education...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.