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Publisher Defends Memoir Autistic People Say Depicts Abuse of Woman’s Autistic Son | #ElmoMom

“Autism Uncensored” is written by Whitney Ellenby. Her actions against her son stated in the book are being called abuse by people in the autism community, but her publisher backed her up. Source: Publisher Defends Memoir Autistic People Say Depicts Abuse of Woman’s Autistic Son

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KARE11.com Participates in Silencing #ActuallyAutistic  People| Autism Speaks Network Strikes Again

Largest autism study in US calls for more participants A landmark autism study still needs participants from Minnesota, the Dakotas and Wisconsin. Author: Heidi Wigdahl Published: 5:39 PM CDT March 19, 2018 Updated: 6:14 PM CDT March 19, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS – The largest study on autism in the United States still needs thousands of participants. The University of […]

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PROTECT YOUR AUTISTIC CHILD’S DNA FROM REGISTRIES | Largest autism study in US calls for more participants | kare11.com

A landmark autism study still needs participants from Minnesota, the Dakotas and Wisconsin. Source: kare11.com | Largest autism study in US calls for more participants Largest autism study in US calls for more participants A landmark autism study still needs participants from Minnesota, the Dakotas and Wisconsin. Author: Heidi Wigdahl Published: 5:39 PM CDT March 19, 2018 […]

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How to Introduce a Child With Autism to Minecraft 

It’s hard to say exactly why children with autism are some of the greatest devotees of Minecraft, the computer game in which you build endless worlds out of Lego-like blocks. Stuart Duncan, a father of two, believes it’s because it’s a perfect union of two opposites. On one hand, Minecraft offers structure—everything from the water […]

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African-American And Latino Children Often Diagnosed With Autism (ASD) Later Than Their White Peers : Shots – Health News : NPR

Research suggests that African-American and Latino children with autism are diagnosed later in life because of healthcare provider bias and families’ lack of access to care, among other reasons. Source: African-American And Latino Children Often Diagnosed With Autism (ASD) Later Than Their White Peers : Shots – Health News : NPR

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Get to Know SPARK For Autism! | A Company Designed to Silence Autistic People & Worse | #autisticsrise

Source: SPARK Meet Our Community Partners Autism Science Foundation (New York, NY) The mission of the Autism Science Foundation (ASF) is to catalyze innovative and impactful autism research by providing strategic funding and other support to established and rising scientists. In addition to its research grant and fellowship programs, the foundation’s major research initiatives include the […]

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#ADAPTandRESIST hashtag on Twitter

Source: #ADAPTandRESIST hashtag on Twitter