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2014-04-01 23:23:19

Exclusive Genetics, a world leader in the bucking bull industry, is launching the "Buck Autism" Campaign to support the National Autism Association and the Parent Information Center of Wyoming; kicking off with a charity event on April 5 at the ACM Party For A Cause® Festival in Las Vegas. Orchard, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 In support of National Autism Awareness Month this April 2014, Exclusive Genetics (EG), a world leader in the bucking bull industry will launch the...

2014-04-01 23:23:13

This April, iLOC GIVES BACK $20 per TRiLOC unit sold to various organizations providing support to the Autism community. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 iLOC Technologies Inc., a leading provider of leading-edge, personal safety & wandering notification solutions, announced today the iLOC GIVES BACK program effective immediately for the month of April 2014. The program offers families and caregivers in the autism community a $40.00 discount off the purchase price of a...

2014-04-01 23:01:55

The month of April is autism awareness month and Kirkman Group, Inc. will run several different campaigns to show their support for the autism community. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 On March 28 CNN reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed the findings of a study showing that 1 in 68 children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To show support for the autism community, Oregon-based nutraceutical company Kirkman Group, Inc., will be...

2014-04-01 23:00:37

Simply Music, a world leader in playing-based music education which teaches individuals to play piano using more natural methods, has announced the pending release of a unique program, designed specifically for children with special needs, including those on the Autism Spectrum and Sensory Processing Disorders. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 "We've known, for almost 20 years, that our education method is more natural and easier for children, teens and adults to utilize. We have had an...

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...

2014-03-27 23:02:51

Autism Speaks Calls for Immediate National Action Plan Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data with regard to the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having an autism spectrum disorder. Autism Speaks has visited all 535 Congressional offices, organized statements from Republican and Democratic leaders in both the...

2014-03-25 08:26:45

DENVER, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine visiting a major hospital's nursery that has more than 50 infants. Now imagine one of those infants is your child. The odds are one of those children will develop autism. Will that child be your son or daughter? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/PH89507-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/PH89507LOGO-b ) In its most recent report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported cases of...

2014-03-20 23:00:42

New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device’s embedded educational software. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to...

2014-03-20 12:31:53

LIGHT UP THE BLUES DOCUMENTARY CAPTURING LAST YEAR'S INSPIRING EVENT WILL BE RELEASED ON APRIL 1ST ON ITUNES LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2(nd) Light Up The Blues concert to benefit Autism Speaks, hosted by Kristen and Stephen Stills, has sold out. The concert, which features musicians Crosby, Stills & Nash, John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, and Chris Stills will take place on April 5(th) at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Also...

2014-03-13 23:03:53

Special Learning offers unrestricted access to its Professional Webcast Training for 30 days, 90 days and 12 months. All the training you could want on Autism and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) for a one-time flat rate. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and comprehensive educational and training systems for healthcare providers, educators and parents who work with people with Autism and other...