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2013-04-05 23:01:21

The National Autism Network organizes the Internet as it pertains to autism spectrum disorders providing both families and providers with a single source to get the latest information. The site includes the largest collection of autism related articles, hundreds of pages of information on diagnostics, early intervention, treatment models, education, evidence-based practice, and legislation along with discussion forums allowing parents and professionals to connect on an unlimited number of...

2013-03-31 23:04:48

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, and to promote awareness, WebTeam Corporation is launching a free subscription offer of iLearnNEarn App based program to teach children with Autism that will be valid during the Autism Awareness Month in April. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 In conjunction with developing iLearnNEarn 2nd Generation program to teach children with Autism, WebTeam Corporation is also looking to reach out to more people from the autism community through...

2013-03-14 23:01:34

As preparations for the upcoming Autism Awareness Month are in full swing, WebTeam Corporation launches Alphabet Trace — a smartphone based adaptation of the good-old tracing worksheet used widely in kindergarten education. The app is currently available on App Store. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Educators and teachers working with children with autism agree that tracing can enhance fine motor skills of preschoolers. Alphabet Trace, which is a part of the iLearnNEarn...

2013-02-24 23:01:36

Touted as Social Talks, Somerset-based technology company WebTeam Corporation pushes out to the market yet another smartphone app for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The launch is part of the organization´s continual effort to address all the major areas of learning deficits autistic kids deal with. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 Built on the fundamental principles of applied behavior analysis aka ABA, Social Talks makes it easier for young learners to...

2013-02-22 23:01:58

Behavior Imaging Solutions (BIS) has been awarded a $2.2 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to study a technology platform and system that may improve and expedite the diagnosis of autism. BOISE, IDAHO (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Behavior Imaging Solutions (BIS) has been awarded a $2.2 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to study a technology...

2013-02-08 23:03:16

The first edition of the monthly newsletter delivers up-to-date news, reviews, articles and insight about touch technology devices, apps and how technology impacts the education of those with autism and other developmental disabilities. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), announced today the launch of Touch Technology...

2013-01-19 23:04:55

In its latest blog titled "The Autism Epidemic in America," Marble Media LLC´s Mommyhotspot.com is asking readers for their experiences with Autism, and asks and input on the results of a new study that finds some children outgrow autism. Fort Lee, NJ (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 In the latest blog from Marble Media LLC´s Mommyhotspot.com readers are being called upon to share experiences with autism and discuss the ever-changing dialogue on the disorder in an effort to separate...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'