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2014-04-10 23:26:44

The latest report by the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1-68 children have autism. Dallas Texas (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 This new estimate is roughly 30% higher than previous estimates in 2012 and is based on the CDC’s surveillance study abstract; Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years—Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010. The study was released March 27, 2014. The number of children...

2014-04-09 23:29:44

Project HOPE Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides a lifespan of services to the autism community, receives $30,000 from United Way of Greenville County Breakthrough Grant. These funds will help equip therapists with iPad mini's and software to track critical data, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of therapy for over 100 children with autism. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Project HOPE Foundation’s Hope Reach program provides intensive Applied Behavior...

2014-04-08 23:33:38

Working with Autism plans its largest annual fundraising event in support of autism research. The day is filled with fun activities and a chance to connect families with each other, while educating the community on and raising awareness for autism. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 April is Autism Awareness month, and Working With Autism (WWA) is celebrating by joining forces with The Yogurt Shoppe to hold a fundraising event geared for families and children of all ages. This will...

2014-04-08 08:37:31

Organization Striving for Acceptance over Awareness CARY, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April marks National Autism Awareness Month - a time to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. The timing comes on the heels of a new report from the Centers for Disease control indicating that 1 in 68 children have an autism spectrum disorder. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00251-a Photo -...

2014-04-07 08:31:46

Tiny product making huge impact on the lives of kids and adults who struggle to tie their shoes. ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off of its recent appearance on the hit ABC Television show Shark Tank, where the company landed multi-billionaire Mark Cuban as an investor, U-Lace is finding that its Sneaker Customizing Laces are a lot more than just a fashion product for customizing sneakers. In the four weeks since appearing on the show, U-Lace has shipped...

2014-04-02 23:32:09

NameGames, an app for Android and Apple devices, helps children with Autism connect pictures with the closest people in their lives and build relationships by engaging with them in a meaningful way. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 NameGames, an educational app for Apple and Android devices, releases a study about its benefits for the Autistic community. The award winning app strengthens relationships by teaching children the names and faces of loved ones. NameGames is recognized...

2014-04-02 16:31:34

April is National Autism Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has declared April 2 as Autism Awareness Day in Pennsylvania in recognition of the challenges faced by individuals diagnosed with autism and their families. "The number of individuals with autism who receive services in the commonwealth has nearly tripled in the last few years, to more than 56,000 Pennsylvanians," Governor Corbett said. National statistics on...

2014-04-02 16:30:30

Viral act of kindness inspires nationwide Give Back Event benefitting the National Autism Association Monday, April 7 DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost one year from the day when a young girl with autism was served a "broken cheeseburger" and a team member unknowingly saved the day, the lessons of compassion and understanding learned from a viral Facebook post still endure at every Chili's® Grill & Bar restaurant across the country. The story began at a Chili's in...

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...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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