Free AutisMate Demo – YOUR Comprehensive App for Autism

SpecialNeedsWare, LLC, a New York-based software development firm established to improve and enrich the lives of those with special needs through modern technology, creators of the AutisMate app have released a free demo version of its iPad app for adults and children with autism called AutisMate LITE. AutisMate LITE gives users a taste of AutisMate, […]

Press Release – Initiative to Improve Treatment Services for Children with Autism Receives $10 Million Grant

UCLA-led research network to focus on offering better care in under-served communities Newswise — A UCLA-led initiative to provide better treatment for children with autism in under-served areas has received a five-year, $10 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The program aims to bring evidence-based research practices to communities throughout the […]

Press Release – The TV Teacher celebrates 10 years of breakthroughs for Autism, Down syndrome, and others learning to write

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The TV Teacher, LLC™, the creator of five award-winning handwriting programs, is celebrating ten years of helping children with special needs learn to write. The multi-sensory program was co-created by Susan Ellis, a mother of a child with Autism, and her son’s occupational therapist, Marnie Danielson MHS OTR/L.  Ms. […]

Press Release – New Autism Feature Film ‘Po’ Seeks Names for Closing Credits

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Director John Asher has just finished filming his upcoming dramatic feature Po (www.themoviepo.com) and is looking for families affected with autism to contribute their names to the closing sequence of the film. Asher intends to use the names to fill the screen and create a visually compelling statement in an […]

Press Release – Men and women with autism have ‘extreme male’ scores on the ‘eyes test’ of mindreading

Scientists at the University of Cambridge University have published new results in the journal PLoS ONE from the largest ever study of people with autism taking the ‘Reading the Mind in the Eyes’ test. Whilst typical adults showed the predicted and now well-established sex difference on this test, with women on average scoring higher than […]

New Criteria For Choosing Gifts And Toys For Autistic Children

PRLog (Press Release) – Dec. 6, 2012 – Shining Abilities, a company producing toys for Autistic children, has designed a selection process to help select the perfect gift for a child with Autism.  Often parents, friends, and grandparents are unsure of what gifts or toys to buy for holidays or birthdays.  They tend to want […]

New York Nonprofit Advancing the Mission of People With Disabilities in the Workplace

Special Citizens, a New York City non-profit organization that has been supporting adults and children with Autism for over forty years, has become a leader in providing the individuals they support with an opportunity to join the workforce. NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The fight for equality in the workplace among Americans with disabilities […]

Uniqlo Honored for Commitment to Hiring People with Disabilities

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Global Japanese retailer Uniqlo was named “Employer of the Year” at Gatepath’s “Power of Possibilities” recognition event for its commitment to hiring adults with special needs and disabilities. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151020/278871 “It’s such an honor to receive this award for Uniqlo.  Every single store hires workers with disabilities,” […]

Autism Activities Handbook partners with Paper Clouds Apparel and Autistic Artist to Launch Kickstarter Campaign

October 9, 2015 – Host of The Autism Show Podcast, Catherine Pascuas, launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of The Autism Activities Handbook: A practical activity book to help kids communicate, make friends, and learn life skills. The book is made for parents and teachers with illustrations by an autistic artist. “Opportunities for people […]

P!NK Donates $50K at La Celeb Chef Gala for a total of 1.25 million

Press Release: Autism Speaks to Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala P!NK Donates $50K at AUTISM SPEAKS LA CELEB CHEF GALALOS ANGELES, October 9, 2015 – With the help of 100 award-winning celebrity chefs, Autism Speaks raised $1.25 million at its inaugural Autism Speaks to Los Angeles Celebrity Chef Gala, which took place October 8, 2015 […]