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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...

2013-10-31 23:38:29

Project HOPE Foundation is seeking four-person relay teams to participate in the November 9 relay race to raise funds to support the autism community. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Now through November 6, Project HOPE Foundation will be accepting applications for four-person relay teams to participate in a relay race to raise funds to help children with autism. The HOPE Relay event is scheduled to take place Saturday, November 9, and will begin from the Kroc Center in...

2013-10-31 23:20:31

For the month of November, customers will save 30 percent off all downloadable products from the new Special Learning Store, which offers hundreds of educational products designed to assist individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities in achieving success and independence. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, introduced today its...

2013-10-25 23:22:09

The provider of solutions-based products for the Autism and special needs community is giving away its popular social story app designed for teaching social skills to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of special technology applications and educational resources for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), announced today a special offer on its...

2013-10-24 23:28:59

Teach Me LLC and Therapy and Beyond are happy to announce Jim Ayers as the newest member of their team for the newly created position of Special Care Advocate. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 As a Special Care Advocate, Mr. Ayers will connect with medical providers and other professionals in the community in an effort to bring awareness to Autism and increase accessibility to care including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). ABA is the only evidence based treatment available for...

2013-10-22 23:25:40

Teach Me LLC in Dallas, TX recognizes the importance of raising awareness for autism and the need for increased fundraising to combat the rise of autism spectrum disorder. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 On October 12, 2013 Teach Me LLC’s therapists, other team members and their families joined forces with hundreds of others autism advocates at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for the 2013 Walk Now for Autism Speaks. As one of the top five fundraisers for the Dallas Walk Now for Autism...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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