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A vaccine doctor who’s an autism dad – TMC News

Rachel Hotez was diagnosed with autism in 1994 at the age of 19 months. As she grew up, her father, Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., a pediatrician-scientist who develops vaccines for neglected tropical diseases, witnessed the rise of an influential anti-vaccine community that persists in connecting vaccines to autism—even though the 1998 paper that first linked autism to […]

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Anti-vax filmmaker Joan Shenton finally gets a visa

A British anti-vaccination filmmaker who was unable to enter Australia for screenings of her documentary in August after being investigated as a controversial visitor is set to attend sessions of her film after she was granted permission to enter the country. Source: Anti-vax filmmaker Joan Shenton finally gets a visa

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There Is Literally No Chance Migrants Are Bringing Smallpox To The US | IFLScience

You know what the great thing about smallpox is? It doesn’t exist anymore.Nearly 40 years ago, it was officially eradicated from the face of the Earth – t Source: There Is Literally No Chance Migrants Are Bringing Smallpox To The US | IFLScience

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YOU ARE NOT WELCOME IN SHUL! Lakewood Takes Strong Stance Against Anti-Vaxxers Responsible For Measles Outbreak | Yeshiva World News

The measles outbreak continues to grow, thanks to the anti-vaxxers, and now some Shuls are sending a strong message to them. According to TLS, a few Shuls in Lakewood have sent out letters to their… Source: YOU ARE NOT WELCOME IN SHUL! Lakewood Takes Strong Stance Against Anti-Vaxxers Responsible For Measles Outbreak | Yeshiva World […]

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Gutenberg For Beginners – Elmastudio

If you use WordPress you’ll likely have come across the term ‘Gutenberg’ in recent times. Gutenberg is the new editor that is being designed to integrate with WordPress core later this year. Of course this means lots of changes, but it’s not as overwhelming as some think and is really something to be excited about! […]

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What’s ‘neurodiversity’? Movement promotes rights, hiring for people with ADHD, dyslexia, on autism spectrum – Baltimore Sun

  Hiring someone with “neurodiversity” — an employee on the autism spectrum or one with dyslexia or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — brings culture change, enrichment to the workplace, human resource managers were told Thursday. Source: What’s ‘neurodiversity’? Movement promotes rights, hiring for people with ADHD, dyslexia, on autism spectrum – Baltimore Sun

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Stigma of Autism Can Take Toll on Psyche | Health Care | US News

Why are they interviewing people at Autism Speaks on this story? WTF?!?! We suffer this culture and Autism Speaks is guilty of creating this culture of anti-vaxxers, curebies and horrific stigma against autistic people. Stop interviewing Autism Speaks about autistic minorities. They are NOT apart of the Autistic Community, and have no business speaking for […]