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2013-12-17 23:04:09

My First Voice, formerly the highly sought after ComApp, for iOS and Android provides a simple and affordable means for children with language deficits to communicate with others. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the Autism and special needs community, announced today the re-launch its popular communicating basic needs app, My First Voice for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. In...

2013-12-06 23:22:41

Customer appreciation sale offers a 50 percent discount on all downloadable teaching and training tools through the end of the year. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 In special recognition of all of its loyal customers, Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the Autism and special needs community, announced today the start of a year-end customer appreciation sale. From now through the end of the year, all...

2013-11-26 23:02:09

Unique online training program provides comprehensive training in providing Applied Behavior Analysis treatment to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, introduced today its newest service for the global Autism and special needs community, the SL ABA Online...

2013-11-21 23:21:00

The Expanding Language App provides a means for individuals with speech and language deficits to communicate and build functional language skills using a simple icon-based platform for the iPhone and iPad. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today the release of its newest mobile teaching application for the iPhone and iPad, the...

2013-11-19 23:31:21

Special program and certified clinicians in the field of Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis will provide treatment to families by who are currently waiting to access direct services. CHICAGO, Illinois (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today a new program that offers treatment services to the Autism and special needs community. The SL ABA GAP...

2013-11-15 23:01:15

Advocates and policymakers gather at inaugural autism policy and action summit to call for national autism plan. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, yesterday was joined by hundreds of advocates on Capitol Hill. More than 260 autism activists from across the nation visited all 535 members of Congress, demanding a strategic national autism plan. Parents and their children with autism, self-advocates,...

2013-11-07 23:33:37

From early intervention to sensory issues and skill development, Temple Grandin brings her passionate perspective and expertise to Autism Spectrum Radio November 12. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 As part of Autism Spectrum Radio's commitment to bring great information and a variety of perspectives to the autism community, Temple Grandin, doctor of animal science and professor at Colorado State University, will join host Rob Haupt on November 12, 2013 for a discussion about autism and her...

2013-11-07 23:31:36

Unique virtual services program offers convenient access to quality consultation and treatment provided by experts in the field of Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy to families who need it the most. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today the launch of its newest service, the SL Virtual Consultation Assessment and...

Eye Contact Could Be Early Autism Marker In Young Infants
2013-11-07 08:47:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Though autism typically isn’t diagnosed during the first 24 months of a child’s life, new research suggests that eye contact in young infants could be the earliest marker for the neural development disorder. In research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and appearing in this week’s edition of the journal Nature, Dr. Warren Jones and Dr. Ami Klin of the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta found that a...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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