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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...

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...


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