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2012-12-06 05:04:52

The Helping Hearts for Autism campaign will raise money for families affected by autism in need of financial support during the holidays. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 In an effort to recognize the importance of giving to those in need, Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the autism community, and its sister organization, Step By Step, a highly regarded nonprofit autism treatment center in central Ohio,...

2012-11-29 13:17:59

The use of technology in the classroom is nothing new, but Topcliffe Primary School in Birmingham is breaking new ground by using technology to help pupils with autism communicate more effectively. The school, which teaches around 30 children with various levels of autism, was one of four schools across UK, which participated in the ECHOES research project, jointly funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council...

Autism Linked To Child Prodigies
2012-11-12 06:57:57

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Saul Aaron Kripke, the great American philosopher and logician, had a very succinct answer for Harvard University after they had offered him a teaching position. His response? “My mother said that I should finish high school and go to college first.” Kripke is but one of many prodigies throughout history. Whether we consider Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Magnus Carlsen or Pablo Picasso, prodigies have delved into, and in...

2012-09-18 23:00:59

September webcasts focusing on collaboration methods, communication technology, social skills in school settings and dealing with severe behavior of individuals with autism offer continuing education credits to BCBAs, BCaBAs, SLPs and social workers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the autism community, has released the latest schedule for its Professional Webcast...

2012-09-06 23:00:28

A blend of sex education and relationship education, this much-needed practical curriculum provides educators and therapists with instruction and materials on teaching topics ranging from sexual anatomy to dating and intimate relationships. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 Authors Catherine Davies and Melissa Dubie provide 11 detailed lessons covering both the "technical" details of sex and the relationship factors involved. Topics range from fact-based content such as sexual...

2012-08-31 23:01:13

Autism After 16 seeks to help families make police intervention in domestic crises more manageable through an article by Jerry Turning, Police Officer and father of an autistic son. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 When an autistic adult has a meltdown that family members can´t control, police officers are sometimes called to the scene. How the interaction progresses can be influenced by how well local police understand Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) in general and the needs of...

2012-08-23 23:02:15

In August, 2012, My Positive Perspective founder, Jason Deierlein turned to fashion to produce an event that helped raise money for families of autistic children and expanded creativity in the life of autistic children. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 In August, 2012, My Positive Perspective helped host an event took place that involved the help of a fashion designer from Korea. Funds raised went to help support the families of autistic children. Designer, Kukso Koo said of the...

2012-08-20 23:00:17

It can be an overwhelming challenge for the person living with these silent seizures. Many are confronted by anger and falsely accused of disorderly conduct, indecent exposure and drug abuse, and some are even unfairly arrested. Bizarre actions exhibited during a seizure have led to frequent misdiagnosis, medical mismanagement, expulsion from school and, in the worst case, commitment to a mental institution. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 As many as 30% of all children and...


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