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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...

2013-07-09 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...

2013-07-02 23:25:49

Customer appreciation sale offers a 30 percent discount on all downloadable products, including e-books, professional training webcasts and teaching tools. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Special Learning, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile technology applications and educational resources for the special needs community, announced today the start of a special Independence Day sale. From July 2-7, customers will receive 30 percent off regularly marked prices on all Special...

2013-06-27 23:04:28

The global special needs solutions company provides support for Ohio blogger’s outreach efforts in spreading awareness of autism through charity walk. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Special Learning Inc., the leading global provider of special needs educational resources for the autism community announced today its support of an online blogger and his team’s participation in the 2013 Akron Autism 5k and Walk, a charity event held to spread awareness for Autism Spectrum Disorders...

2013-06-25 23:24:12

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, Stamped Sentimentals has developed an Autism Awareness Jewelry Collection and donates a large portion of the proceeds to Autism research, support and awareness causes. Senoia, GA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Every 11 minutes, a family in the United States learns that their child has autism, a complex disorder of brain development. In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, Stamped...

2013-06-10 23:01:48

Erik's Ranch & Retreats is calling for video submissions from autism parents Edina, Minn. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Erik´s Ranch & Retreats, a premier residence and workplace for adults with autism, today launches its My Genuine Genius program; it is calling for video submissions from the autism community. The organization is asking parents of children or young adults with autism to submit 30-60 second videos of their child displaying their unique “Genuine Genius.” The...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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