Autism spectrum

MOVIA Robotics Welcomes Josias Reynoso to Its Team, Offering His Knowledge and Perspective as a Youth on the Autism Spectrum

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 1:44pm

is proud to welcome Josias Reynoso as the newest member of its growing team.

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  • is proud to welcome Josias Reynoso as the newest member of its growing team.
  • He brings with him to MOVIA his knowledge of robotics, coding and passion for teaching, as well as his own personal growth experience as a youth on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Josias will also be working on a MOVIA STEAM initiative to help expose children at a young age to coding and other STEAM related activities.
  • In addition, Josias will be engaging with customers to provide perspective and "hope" while on Zoom training calls and in person.

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Presents Sleep Data from Study of Zygel™ in Children and Adolescents with Both Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies (DEE) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies SLEEP 2021 Annual

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 5:30pm

Furthermore, the children with both DEE and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) showed more wide-ranging benefits on sleep compared to those with DEE alone.

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  • Furthermore, the children with both DEE and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) showed more wide-ranging benefits on sleep compared to those with DEE alone.
  • Epilepsy and sleep disorders have a bidirectional relationship and co-occur in individuals with ASD.
  • While these results are exploratory in nature, they are encouraging and warrant confirmation in future clinical trials of Zygel in patients with DEE and/or ASD.
  • Any forward-looking statements that the Company makes in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release.

Unlocking the Genius of Autism -New School Opens in Riverhead

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:32pm

RIVERHEAD, N.Y., June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Acton Academy Eastern Long Island today announced the first phase of the Autism Studio launching July 6, 2021 in Riverhead, NY.

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  • RIVERHEAD, N.Y., June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Acton Academy Eastern Long Island today announced the first phase of the Autism Studio launching July 6, 2021 in Riverhead, NY.
  • It is a revolutionary new program that seeks to unlock this highly intelligent, grossly misunderstood population.
  • The Autism Studio, phase one, will begin this July, inviting non-speaking and minimally-speaking autistic individuals to learn S2C.
  • Andrea has published two books on autism, Autism A New Humanity (Hay House 2015) and Autism: A New Perspective (KDP 2019) which she co-authored with a non-verbal autist from Portugal.

Acorn Health Acquires LEAP Behavior Analysis in Tennessee

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:38pm

Acorn Health, a national provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of LEAP Behavior Analysis (LEAP or the Company).

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  • Acorn Health, a national provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of LEAP Behavior Analysis (LEAP or the Company).
  • The Company is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Acorn Health of Tennessee, and will operate under the Acorn Health brand.
  • We are excited to welcome LEAP into the Acorn Health network of high-quality ABA centers, said Vicki Kroviak, CEO of Acorn Health.
  • Acorn Health is a national provider of applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder with locations in Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

Molecules in Saliva May Hold the Key to Tracking Improvements in Autism

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 8:35pm

SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Molecules in the saliva may hold promise as a means to track the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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  • SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Molecules in the saliva may hold promise as a means to track the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
  • The results of this research was published in a paper titled "Longitudinal Stability of Salivary MicroRNA Biomarkers in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder."
  • The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder has been consistently on the rise over the past few decades.
  • This novel approach in tracking RNA changes longitudinally in response to treatment can be another tool at the disposal of clinicians."

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Efficacy and Safety Findings in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Related Disorders at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) Annual Meeting

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 3:00pm

ET in poster session II at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) Annual Meeting.

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  • ET in poster session II at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) Annual Meeting.
  • A copy of the poster is available on the Zynerba corporate website at http://zynerba.com/publications/ .
  • The poster titled, ZYN002 Cannabidiol Transdermal Gel: Efficacy and Safety Findings in Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Related Disorders, shows that Zygel may provide important clinical promise across a spectrum of endpoints, including, behavior, seizure reduction and sleep.
  • The data are from two open-label Phase 2 trials and one double-blind placebo-controlled trial when added to standard of care in children and adolescents.

CARD Founder Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh Establishes Endowment for Multidisciplinary Collaboration to Enhance Autism Treatment

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 2:45am

PLANO, Texas, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Doreen Granpeesheh, Ph.D., BCBA-D, has partnered with the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) to establish The Doreen Granpeesheh Fund to enhance autism treatment by encouraging collaboration across disciplines.

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  • PLANO, Texas, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The founder of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Doreen Granpeesheh, Ph.D., BCBA-D, has partnered with the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) to establish The Doreen Granpeesheh Fund to enhance autism treatment by encouraging collaboration across disciplines.
  • While individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often receive services from many different treatment providers, interdisciplinary collaboration is not common practice.
  • The multidisciplinary treatment approach, which is the focus of The Doreen Granpeesheh Fund, cares for the whole patient, optimizing treatment efficacy and improving patient outcomes.
  • CARD treats individuals of all ages diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at treatment centers around the globe.

Loyal Source Raises Over $160,000 for Central Florida Nonprofit During 14th Annual Derby Day Event

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

Despite hurdles from the ongoing pandemic, this is the largest donation to date stemming from this annual event.\nPALS\xe2\x80\x99s mission is to create opportunities for individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by providing state-of-the-art social inclusive community programs in Central Florida.

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  • Despite hurdles from the ongoing pandemic, this is the largest donation to date stemming from this annual event.\nPALS\xe2\x80\x99s mission is to create opportunities for individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by providing state-of-the-art social inclusive community programs in Central Florida.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThis generous donation will go directly to support our work with individuals and families living with autism and related disorders throughout Central Florida.\xe2\x80\x9d\nLoyal Source is committed to supporting the Central Florida community through philanthropic initiatives.
  • With a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare, Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies.
  • For more information about Loyal Source, visit https://loyalsource.com/ .\n'

The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Market Is Projected To Reach $4.53 Billion By 2026

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:45pm

The term "spectrum" is often associated with autism disorder as the disorder shows a wide variation in the type and severity of symptoms.

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  • The term "spectrum" is often associated with autism disorder as the disorder shows a wide variation in the type and severity of symptoms.
  • However, common and rare inherited genetic variations along with non-inherited traits contribute to the development of ASD.
  • According to DSM-5, patients with ASD face difficulties in social interaction, communication, activities, and nonverbal interactions; and show repetitive patterns of behaviors.
  • "Also, the growing awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has encouraged early detection and diagnosis, therefore, allowing access to services to more children as early as possible.

The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Market Is Projected To Reach $4.53 Billion By 2026

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:45pm

The term "spectrum" is often associated with autism disorder as the disorder shows a wide variation in the type and severity of symptoms.

Key Points: 
  • The term "spectrum" is often associated with autism disorder as the disorder shows a wide variation in the type and severity of symptoms.
  • However, common and rare inherited genetic variations along with non-inherited traits contribute to the development of ASD.
  • According to DSM-5, patients with ASD face difficulties in social interaction, communication, activities, and nonverbal interactions; and show repetitive patterns of behaviors.
  • "Also, the growing awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has encouraged early detection and diagnosis, therefore, allowing access to services to more children as early as possible.