Navigation Links
National Autism Association Provides Funds to Law Enforcement Agencies in Staunton, Virginia and Summit County, Utah for Project Lifesaver Equipment
Date:5/18/2009

RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) announced today it has awarded grants to two more law enforcement agencies for Project Lifesaver Equipment through the organization's FOUND Program. Staunton, Virginia Police Department and Summit County Utah Sheriff's Department will both receive grants for $6800 for the equipment, which includes five wristbands for children with autism at high risk for wandering. FOUND was developed by NAA to counter the rise in wandering-related deaths among children with autism spectrum disorders.

Project Lifesaver is a nationwide tracking program established to quickly locate and rescue missing persons with cognitive impairments and developmental disabilities. Counties are chosen by NAA based on need. "In Summit County, a twenty-year-old with autism had gone missing several times, resulting in multiple search and rescue efforts. NAA felt Project Lifesaver equipment would ensure this person's safety in the future," said Wendy Fournier of NAA. "Staunton Virginia, also has individuals at high risk and needed funding."

Due to its 100% recovery rate, NAA hopes more counties will implement the Project Lifesaver Program.

Fundraising tools were established by NAA for communities that wish to raise funds in their own counties for Project Lifesaver. To download fundraising tools, visit www.nationalautismassociation.org/found.php.

The FOUND Program relies heavily on donations. Donors have a choice to adopt an entire county or a partial county for any given amount by visiting http://www.nationalautismassociation.org/proddeta
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Autism Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. International Student Insurance Announces Website Redesign
2. Haiti Hosts Opening Ceremony of the 2009 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial: Worldwide Events Commence With the Announcement of a National HIV Testing Campaign in Haiti
3. Dallas Gastroenterologist Named Vice President of Prestigious National Organization
4. Shire to Present New Scientific Data on its ADHD Treatments at a National Scientific Meeting of Psychiatrists on May 18
5. MAP Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the American Thoracic Society International Conference
6. Wellness Program at MSA Receives National Recognition
7. Famed Hollywood Dog Trainer and Lassie Descendant Unleash National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 14
8. Leading Healthcare Technology Companies Launch National Physician Education Program on Stimulus and Electronic Health Records
9. Dey, L.P. Highlights Perforomist(R) Inhalation Solution Data to Be Presented at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society
10. Siemens Hearing Celebrates 10th Annual National Womens Health Week
11. First-Time National Poll Confirms Neuropathy Hits Millions in Their Prime
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... Limited spots remain at Becker's Healthcare's ... spots are still available for Becker's ASC 21st Annual ... October 23-25, 2014 at the Swissotel Chicago. , Only ... Officer Strategy Roundtable on November 4, 2014 at the ... Becker's Hospital Review Chief Executive Officer Strategy Roundtable on ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 It is that ... in health and wellness. Once again, Evensong Spa ... Week by offering three services at a special $50 rate ... managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts , is the ... event encouraging Americans to embrace health and wellness by experiencing ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... is good for you. But new research from University ... added benefit for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. , Their ... that combining exercise with chemotherapy shrunk tumors more than ... in the School of Nursing and director of the ... senior author on the study, which appears in the ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Thousands of college and ... their shared fundraising impact on 127 member Children’s ... The first-ever Dance Marathon Day will officially kick off ... to be raised by college and high school students ... generated through Dance Marathon campus programs help provide medical ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... don,t worry, it,s a good thing! As scientists have ... bad. Many active enzymes and bacteria are merely benign, ... important part of our digestive system or can help ... an opportunistic yeast pathogen and model organism for research, ... ecosystem. However, when our immune system is stressed on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Limited Spots Remain at Becker's Upcoming ASC and Hospital Conferences 2Health News:Evensong Spa Celebrates Spa Week with $50 Services 2Health News:Evensong Spa Celebrates Spa Week with $50 Services 3Health News:Exercise boosts tumor-fighting ability of chemotherapy, Penn team finds 2Health News:250 Campuses Usher in School Year of Saving Kids’ Lives During First-Ever “Dance Marathon Day” on Sept. 25 2Health News:Everything in moderation: Micro-8 to study regulating pathogens in space 2Health News:Everything in moderation: Micro-8 to study regulating pathogens in space 3
... answered a central question in cancer biology: whether normal ... are immature cells that can renew themselves and give ... of body tissues. In recent years, researchers have developed ... stem cells. , Like a brand-name product instantly ...
... Ariz., Dec. 17 Pyramid Developers, a leader in ... master planned projects has joined with Scottsdale based Dr. Theresa ... for "Of the Place, Of the People" reflecting the focus ... creation of health and wellness focused sustainable communities. , ...
... Canadians are becoming aware of the prevalence of mental ... well equipped are we to help the many people ... the December issue of the Canadian Journal of ... for mental health and substance use services to adequately ...
... LifeBanc, the nonprofit,organ and tissue recovery organization for Northeast ... conference announcing the first,near total face transplant in the ... The following statement is from LifeBanc Chief Executive Officer ... keeping with LifeBanc,s mission of helping to improve and ...
... CITY, Dec. 17 Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ... directors and the execution of an agreement with a ... strategic planning and improved corporate profitability. On December 15, ... Capital Partners for consulting services through its principal, Mark ...
... Policymakers, the media, and the public should focus on 20 ... and well-being of Americans, says a new report from the ... compared over time, these 20 indicators will also help Americans ... effectiveness of public health and care systems, the report says. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Molecular marker identifies normal stem cells as intestinal tumor source 2Health News:Pyramid Developers and Dr. Ramsey's Center for Natural Healing Announce Formation of Community Health and Wellness Planning Collaborative. 2Health News:Pyramid Developers and Dr. Ramsey's Center for Natural Healing Announce Formation of Community Health and Wellness Planning Collaborative. 3Health News:Pyramid Developers and Dr. Ramsey's Center for Natural Healing Announce Formation of Community Health and Wellness Planning Collaborative. 4Health News:National rates of co-occurring substance use and mental disorders call for better service integration 2Health News:National rates of co-occurring substance use and mental disorders call for better service integration 3Health News:LifeBanc Assists Cleveland Clinic in First Near Total Face Transplant in the United States 2Health News:Dynatronics Announces Changes to Board and Launches Operational Improvement Process 2Health News:Stakeholders and public should use 20 specific health indicators 2Health News:Stakeholders and public should use 20 specific health indicators 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... Texas , Sept. 18, 2014  Casen Buswell has ... and muscles to harden.  His case is one of only ... the world.  The only hospital in the United ... the world, offering treatment with the dual wave-length laser, is ... San Antonio . Using a laser available in ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014   Fruit Street Health ... initial seed round of funding. The ... by a series of individual investors, the majority of ... in the initial round are; Houston Cardiology Consultants ... Urologist Stacy Childs, Rapha Family Medicine Practice Owner ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Pharma IQ, after huge demand ... Countdown calendar to cover the years 2014 - 2018 ... shows the serialisation requirements around the globe and the ... For companies dealing with international markets, serialisation ... they will have to comply with new regulations coming ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Methodist Children's Hospital In San Antonio, TX Only Hospital In The U.S. Treating Rare Vascular Condition With Dual Wave-Length Laser 2Fruit Street Health Secures First Round Of Seed Funding Led By Group Of Medical Industry And Technology Leaders 2Fruit Street Health Secures First Round Of Seed Funding Led By Group Of Medical Industry And Technology Leaders 3Pharma IQ Displays Worldwide Serialisation Deadlines in their 2014 - 2018 Countdown Calendar 2
... Dec 13, 2011 MedEfficiency, Inc., a medical ... manufacturing, and marketing of medical devices for treating ... that it has been awarded a Veteran,s Administration ... will be listed as a government-approved vendor.  ...
... More than 60,000 young children end up in emergency ... parents or caregivers were not looking. To remind parents ... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ... partnership with the PROTECT Initiative , today launched ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MedEfficiency Awarded VA Contract for Its Total Contact Casting Products 2CDC and CHPA Educational Foundation Launch Up and Away and Out of Sight 2CDC and CHPA Educational Foundation Launch Up and Away and Out of Sight 3
Substrate Plasma for Factor V Assay by STA© Analyzers. Freeze-dried human plasma, artificially depleted of factor V....
Substrate Plasma for Factor VIII Assay by STA© Analyzers. Freeze-dried human plasma from which factor VIII has been removed by selective immuno-adsorption....
Immuno-turbidimetric Assay of von Willebrand Factor (vWF) Antigen by STA© Analyzers. Microlatex particles coated with rabbit anti-human vWF antibodies....
Colorimetric Assay of Plasminogen Activity by STA© Analyzers....
Medicine Products: