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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...

2014-01-01 23:02:25

The new “Signs Of Autism In Children” article on the site Vkool.com delivers to people fundamental information about autism. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The new “Signs Of Autism In Children” report on the site Vkool.com covers common symptoms of developmental disabilities called autism. At the beginning of the article, the author points out that autism spectrum disorders are a group of developmental disabilities that cause significant communication, social, and behavioral...

2013-12-20 23:23:43

An Indiegogo Campaign was launched today by The Autism Channel (TAC) reaching out for support to expedite its rollout onto multiple delivery platforms and increase its viewing audience from just under 27,000 (achieved through Roku with no promotional efforts) to over 80 Million+ potential viewers. http://igg.me/at/autismTV West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 “The Autism Channel presents television programming that touches EVERY aspect of autism, such as therapy, early...

2013-12-20 23:01:12

Distinction Caps Off an Unprecedented Year of Action in Support of the Autism Community New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has been named a recommended, high-impact nonprofit in a Philanthropedia survey of leading experts. The recognition comes on the heels of an unprecedented year of action across each pillar of Autism Speaks’ mission to support the one in 88 individuals and...

2013-12-19 23:04:13

More Than $700,000 Awarded to Support Innovative Local Organizations in the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism and science advocacy organization, announced today that it has awarded more than $700,000 to 141 local organizations through its Chapter, Regional and Neighborhood Grants programs. Projects funded by all three grants will expand existing programs to serve more individuals with autism spectrum disorder, and create new programs...


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