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2013-08-27 23:26:48

New Social Skills Learning Solutions tool kit is designed to teach individuals with Autism, Down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities appropriate social skills to function more successfully in society. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today its newest product for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down syndrome...

2013-08-13 23:25:47

Texas Law Eliminates Age Caps for Autism Treatment. TEACH ME llc is Leading the Way in Autism Treatment. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Last month, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed legislation expanding autism insurance benefits. The new law eliminates the age 9 cap for services for state regulated health plans, but limits ABA benefits to $36,000 a year for individuals affected by autism ages 10 and above. Set to take effect September 2013, Children must be medically diagnosed by...

2013-08-13 23:23:40

New affiliate marketing program allows bloggers within the Autism and Special Needs community and beyond to earn royalties while furthering their mission of spreading Autism awareness and supporting special needs education. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today a new affiliate marketing program for bloggers in the Autism and special...

2013-07-25 23:19:39

New issue of the newsletter series summarizes the most relevant and reliable literature articles on various topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder and Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider in special technology applications and educational resources used in teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, announced today the release of five new ABA Literary...

Autism Screen Tool Movement Maps
2013-07-25 08:42:12

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new method for screening for autism has recently been developed, and unlike current tests it does not rely on subjective measures. By including important sensory and motor impairments, the new technique provides an early and more objective ability to diagnose autism. Tiny fluctuations in movement are measured using a digital real-time map of the individual's movements through space. Analysis of the data can determine exactly what...

2013-07-24 23:02:56

How to combat public misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorders is just one topic at this year’s National Autism Conference being held July 29-Aug 1 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on the University Park campus. University Park, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The abundance of information online is both a virtue and a vice when it comes to understanding autism and how the public perceives the disorder. Mike Miklos, an educational consultant at the Pennsylvania Training and...

2013-07-21 23:02:26

Somerset-based app development company WebTeam Corporation has started a new entrepreneurship program, fueled by the creativity of people living with high-functioning autism to promote financial independence. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 The story started last year in San Diego, at the annual conference of the Autism Society of America (ASA). There, WebTeam CEO Nish Parikh— who is also the Vice President of staffing firm Rangam Consultants, Inc. — met Kate Gladstone (a...

2013-07-18 23:21:29

New Mobile App Provides Teaching on Social Rules and Norms for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilties Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider in special technology applications and educational resources used in teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), announced today the launch of its brand new app for iPad, Saying Goodbye Social Story. This innovative new app provides an easy, accessible way of...

2013-07-10 08:24:42

Children's Entertainment Franchise Pump It Up Hosts July 24 Public Fundraiser at 150 Locations TEMPE, Ariz., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When you see children across the country running around in sequin-filled princess dresses, pirate eye patches or superhero capes in mid-summer, it's not your imagination - but it is a nationwide "Imagination Celebration" fundraiser for Autism Speaks, hosted by children's entertainment franchise Pump It Up. From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 24,...

2013-07-09 23:28:18

New teaching tools help adolescents and young adults with Autism, Down syndrome, and other developmental disabilities to better understand challenging topics like puberty, dating and safe sexual practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today a new series of social stories on Dating and Human Sexuality, written for adolescents and...