Press Release tagged with "autism"
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Researcher Calls for Testing of Umbilical Cord Blood to Help Identify Possible Protein Biomarker for Autism
NEW YORK, N.Y. - In an article appearing in Medical Hypotheses on September 20, a New York-based physician-researcher from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine has called for the testing of umbilical cord blood for levels of a growth protein that could help predict an infant\'s propensity to later develop autism.
An after-school program for children with autism featuring activities ranging from golf to yoga to indoor surfing significantly improves their motor skills, according to a new pilot study presented in a poster session at Touro College Research Day.
Touro University Nevada’s Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities Receives $32,000 Grant From Dave Rice Foundation
Las Vegas, Nev. – Following its second annual fundraiser, “An Evening with Dave Rice,” the Dave Rice Foundation awarded the Touro University Nevada Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities a $32,000 grant.
New York, N.Y. – New research suggests that an elementary school curriculum that focuses on the sciences might be particularly beneficial to individuals with autism, enhancing not only their classroom knowledge, but their social skills, as well. “Teaching Paleobiology to Children with Autism” will be presented at a poster session on November 1 at the 2015 Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. by Dina Beck-Billig, a senior at Touro’s Lander College for Women–The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) in Manhattan, and Dr. Howard R. Feldman, a paleontologist and biology professor at LCW.
New York, N.Y. - Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face social, emotional, and intellectual challenges every day, and many of those challenges can be met through early intervention and special education programs.