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2014-03-12 23:01:42

Actress Holly Robinson Peete will appear on Autism Live this Friday, March 14, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. PDT, for a one-hour segment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Actress and autism advocate Holly Robinson Peete will appear on Autism Live for a live, hour-long segment on Friday, March 14, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT, to discuss motherhood, the teen years, and the future of autism. Peete has a 16-year-old son with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and will share her knowledge...

2014-03-04 23:04:04

Special Learning’s ABA Resource Library is a valuable free resource that provides hundreds of relevant tools to the global ABA community. Visit our new downloadable tools section and its 11 categories of teaching tools. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and comprehensive educational and training systems for the special needs community, is pleased to announce the expansion of its comprehensive ABA...

2014-03-03 04:23:06

SOMERSET, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At a recognition dinner held at the Pind Restaurant in Kingston, NJ, WebTeam Corporation CEO Nish Parikh publicly thanked educators, medical professionals, state leaders and members of the autism community for their collaborative contributions leading to the development and success of WebTeam's award-winning technology for autism management. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/MN74949) "We are deeply indebted to all of you...

2014-02-19 12:27:27

HOSTED BY KRISTEN AND STEPHEN STILLS, THE EVENING CELEBRATES AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN), John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stills and many special guests will return to Los Angeles on April 5 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel for the 2(nd) Light Up The Blues Concert--An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. Also performing are special...

2014-02-19 08:34:25

Chocolatier to Raise Awareness and Funds for Autism with the Help of Iconic Lindt GOLD BUNNY figure STRATHAM, N.H., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt USA today announces its continued partnership with Autism Speaks to raise funds and awareness for the autism community. For the sixth consecutive year, Lindt is supporting the world's leading autism and science advocacy organization through sales of the chocolatier's iconic Lindt GOLD BUNNY figure. During...

2014-02-12 23:21:11

Grants provide funding for service providers to offer scholarships to individuals with autism for swimming and water safety lessons. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the establishment of the Autism Speaks Scholarship Fund for Swimming and Water Safety. The new grant program provides funding for eligible local service providers to offer scholarships for swimming and water safety lessons...

2014-02-07 08:24:26

Organization stresses the importance of working together to create a stronger, more effective autism community CARY, N.C., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As autism rates continue to grow throughout the US and around the world, there are more treatment options than ever before. While greater research, awareness and acceptance has taken place, there is also a growing divide among the community. Now, the largest online resource for the autism community, National Autism Network, has issued...

2014-01-23 23:03:30

New program will provide resources, raise awareness and enhance education of the dangers of wandering New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children today have formed a partnership to address autism wandering incidents. The issue of wandering and its consequences has been brought to the forefront with the tragic death of Avonte Oquendo (source: NBC New York,...

2014-01-23 12:22:20

Rising Tide Representatives Invited to Share their Knowledge at First-of-Its-Kind National Jan. 27-29 Autism Speaks/Extraordinary Ventures Conference, and Feb. 7 TEDx Coconut Grove PARKLAND, Fla., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising Tide Car Wash, a groundbreaking social enterprise in Parkland, Fla. with the primary mission to employ adults with autism, is kicking off 2014 by being selected to speak at two significant events that are making an impact. These include the Jan. 27-29...

2014-01-11 23:01:07

Myself Belts, a leader in the children’s belt market, and Autism Speaks, an advocate for the autism community, have joined forces for the month of January. Myself Belts is donating 25% of sales from orders that use the code AUTISM to Autism Speaks during the month of January. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Myself Belts, a leader in the children’s belt market, and Autism Speaks, an advocate for the autism community, have joined forces for the month of January. Myself Belts is...