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Autism Network International (ANI)

Autism Network International (ANI) Autism Network International, an autistic-run self-help and advocacy organization for autistic people. The philosophy and goals of ANI are: The best advocates for autistic people are autistic people themselves - ANI is run by and for autistic people. Autistic lives are meaningful and worthwhile lives. Autism Network International, an autistic-...

American Anorexia - Bulimia Association

American Anorexia - Bulimia Association The American Anorexia / Bulimia Association of Philadelphia is non-profit, providing services and programs for anyone interested in or affected by, Anorexia, Bulimia and/or related disorders. Its purpose is to aid in the education and prevention of these life threatening disorders. Additionally, their referral programs and support groups assist in...

The Schizophrenia Association (SAGB) UK

The Schizophrenia Association (SAGB) UK The SAGB was the first Association for schizophrenia to be formed in the UK, was one of the first in the world and now has members all over the world. The Schizophrenia Association of Great Britain (SAGB) was founded by the late Bill Hemmings and Gwynneth Hemmings in 1970. The Associations aims to help patients suffering from schizophrenia and...

Facts for Families - Schizophrenia in Children

Facts for Families - Schizophrenia in Children Schizophrenia is a serious psychiatric illness that causes strange thinking, strange feelings, and unusual behavior. It is uncommon in children and is hard to recognize in its early phases. The cause of schizophrenia is not known. Current research suggests a combination of brain changes, bio-chemical, genetic and environmental factors may be...

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society - Victoria Branch

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society - Victoria Branch BCSS Victoria was formed in 1984 and is the largest branch of the BC Schizophrenia Society with over 280 members. The Victoria Branch is run by two full time staff, 12 contract staff, a part time accountant, 12 board members and over 70 experienced volunteers who provide support, information and referrals. The Victoria Branch of BCSS is supported...

Forensic Science Bookstore

Forensic Science Bookstore Your complete guide to the essential forensic science reference materials, and a convenient way to purchase them for your library. Forensic Solutions is a partnership of practicing forensic professionals who have made a commitment to providing the highest quality of training, information resources, and case consultations to law enforcement, the...

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder Throughout the centuries, poets have described a sense of sadness, loss and lethargy which can accompany the shortening days of fall and winter. Many cultures and religions have winter festivals associated with candles or fire. Many of us notice tiredness, a bit of weight gain, difficulty getting out of bed and bouts of "the blues" as fall turns...

Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences

Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences is a coalition of scientific societies that share an interest in advancing the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior. Their goal is to promote human potential and well-being through research knowledge gained from these sciences. They communicate the importance and contributions of basic...

SVSOTP - Shenandoah Valley Sex Offender Treatment Program

SVSOTP - Shenandoah Valley Sex Offender Treatment Program SVSOTP is a community-based outpatient treatment program for sex offenders, founded in 1985 by a group of area therapists with training and special interest in sex offender treatment. SVSOTP is a Private Corporation owned by the therapists who provide treatment. Its foundation is cognitive-behavioral group therapy focused on identifying and...

Autism Society of America (ASA)

Autism Society of America (ASA) Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a "spectrum disorder" that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. There is no known single cause for...

Autism Research Institute (ARI)

Autism Research Institute (ARI) The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is the hub of a worldwide network of parents and professionals concerned with autism. ARI was founded in 1967 to conduct and foster scientific research designed to improve the methods of diagnosing, treating, and preventing autism. ARI also disseminates research findings to parents and others worldwide seeking...

The Rockoff Center

Dr. Rockoff Center The mission of the Rockoff Center for Dermatology, Laser and Plastic Surgery is to provide their patients excellence in all facets of skin care; from dermatologic disorders to aesthetic laser and facial plastic surgery. In addition to delivering the highest quality care, they pledge to provide the most compassionate care possible, in hopes of...

Autism Research Institute

Autism Research Institute The autistic savant is one of the most fascinating cognitive phenomena in psychology. "Autistic savant" refers to individuals with autism who have extraordinary skills not exhibited by most persons. Historically, individuals with these exceptional skills were called 'idiot savants,' a French term meaning unlearned (idiot) skill (savant). In a 1978...

ABA Educational Resources Ltd.

ABA Educational Resources Ltd. ABA Educational Resources Ltd. is committed to be a leading edge website providing practical resource materials for families and professionals using educational strategies for children with autism. Their goal is to facilitate the delivery ABA services to families through the provision of resource materials at a free and/or affordable cost.

National Academy of Neuropsychology

National Academy of Neuropsychology The National Academy of Neuropsychology was founded in 1975 and has witnessed steady growth in its membership since its inception. It has developed into a vibrant organization of scientist-practitioners, clinicians, and researchers in the field of neuropsychology. Current membership totals over 3300 active members, with representation by 24...