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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...

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...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.