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AutismOnline Now Offering Autism Videos for Free

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Danya International, Inc., a communications, research, and technology firm, is excited to announce that all of its National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) products related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are now available online for free online viewing on AutismOnline's YouTube channel, AutismOnline1.

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The following research-based, high-quality products now available for free viewing include:

  • AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with Autism
  • AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome
  • AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Teens with Autism
  • AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections for Teens with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome
  • Educating Adults About Autism with Autism Spectrum Disorders (EACA)
  • Caring for Caregivers (CFC)
  • Supporting Transition in Vocation and Education (STRIVE)

AutismVision: Creating Classroom Connections includes four DVD-based interventions designed to promote social inclusion in elementary and middle school settings by teaching elementary and middle school neurotypical peers about ASD. STRIVE supports adolescents and young adults with ASD in planning, applying for, and transitioning to college. Caring for Caregivers is a support group curriculum for paraprofessionals to use to reduce stress and anxiety in caregivers of individuals with autism across the lifespan. AutismVision: Creating Autism Awareness is a training program to increase awareness about autism in elementary school staff.

Since 2002, Danya has worked to increase public awareness about ASD, and to develop programs and products to improve the lives of individuals with autism and their families. AutismOnline is devoted to providing individuals with autism and their families, educators, and professional caregivers access to research-based, high-quality, affordable resources and products on autism across the lifespan.

The NIH-funded autism product videos are available for free viewing on the AutismOnline YouTube channel and Facebook, and all workbooks, training manuals, and facilitator's guides will soon be available for free download on danya.com and on autismonline.com. Print and hard-copy versions of the NIH-funded autism resources are also available for purchase on AutismOnline or shopdanya.com.

About Danya International, Inc.
Danya's mission is to have an impact on global public health and education through the development and implementation of innovative health communications, research, and technology programs. Danya is based in Silver Spring, Maryland, with offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Nairobi, Kenya. To learn more about the company, visit www.danya.com. To learn more about AutismOnline, visit www.autismonline.com.

SOURCE Danya International



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