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The View Just Got A Little More Indigo Child – Skepchick

Last week we mentioned that Jenny McCarthy was one of the top choices to replace Joy Behar on The View, the popular lady-focused daytime TV show. Well, the worst has come to pass: McCarthy is in, Ragnarok is nigh. This is bad news for people who know that vaccines save millions of lives and do […]

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Destabilizing the Jenny McCarthy Public-Health Industrial Complex – The Atlantic

Giving the anti-vaccine advocate a platform is dangerous. Source: Destabilizing the Jenny McCarthy Public-Health Industrial Complex – The Atlantic

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Advocates & Activists BS & The Quackery Culture & Community

Opinion: Jenny McCarthy and fear-based parenting – CNN

David Perry says now that Jenny McCarthy is a host on “The View,” what dangerous ideas will she seize on next? Source: Opinion: Jenny McCarthy and fear-based parenting – CNN

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#EndAbleismNow hashtag on Twitter

Source: #EndAbleismNow hashtag on Twitter

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Divergent News

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. |#AutisticHistory Hollywood Autism vs. #ActuallyAutistic.(tw: eugenics, nazis, jenny mccarthy-ism, suicide)

#AutisticHistory Hollywood Autism vs. #ActuallyAutistic.(tw: eugenics, nazis, jenny mccarthy, suicide)

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Advocates & Activists Culture & Community

Mindfulness in Education – Ryan Boren

  ‘The irony of turning schools into therapeutic institutions when they generate so much stress and anxiety seems lost on policy-makers who express concern about children’s mental health’ Source: ClassDojo app takes mindfulness to scale in public education | code acts in education Mindfulness can be helpful, but once ed-tech gets ahold of something out of a […]

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Culture & Community

Taking or Leaving the Mask – Autism and Expectations

I am a guilty masker. I’ve always masked. It’s a complex creation with different weights and different angles. Each occasion has a different variation of it, a different material, a different patte… Source: Taking or Leaving the Mask – Autism and Expectations