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Recognize These? 3 Patterns of Discrediting Tactics | Taken From Jim Sinclair’s ANI History Article.

3 Patterns of Discrediting Tactics | Taken From Jim Sinclair’s ANI History Article. — Can you recognize any of the patterns here in the latest flamewar? — Have any examples of these discrediting experiences in activism? — Are you surprised these tactics are still allowed and are considered socially acceptable? Any attempt by a group […]

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Autistic kids to bring ‘Jungle Book’ to life | Deccan Herald

Most often frightened of loud sounds and bright lights, children with Autism are now braving the discomfort to portray Mowgli, Bagheera, Baloo and Shere Khan. Source: Autistic kids to bring ‘Jungle Book’ to life | Deccan Herald

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FYI #ActuallyAutistic | Autism Speaks In Partnership With SunTrust Foundation to Host Special Needs Financial Planning Town Hall 

A comprehensive and collaborative town hall to help individuals and families plan for the financial well-being of children and adults with special needs. To learn more, visit: http://act.autismspeaks.org/vafinancial2019. Source: Autism Speaks and the SunTrust Foundation to Host a Free Special Needs Financial Planning Town Hall January 12 in Virginia Beach, VA – PR.com

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Full Show: Gov. Abbott’s Criticism Of HISD, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (Jan. 4, 2019) – Houston Public Media

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Community leaders react to Gov. Abbott’s call for a state takeover of HISD. Newly elected Rep. Sylvia Garcia discusses her priorities. A scientist uses his personal experience to address the myth that vaccines cause autism. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news. And listeners […]

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Houston doctor writes scientifically and personally about vaccines and autism – HoustonChronicle.com

Dr. Peter Hotez’s book, “Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism,” weaves his personal story of raising an autistic daughter into his scientific work with vaccines. Source: Houston doctor writes scientifically and personally about vaccines and autism – HoustonChronicle.com

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Book Hopes To Dispel Myths About Vaccines And Autism – Houston Public Media

Dr. Peter Hotez discusses his book, Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism, which combines his medical expertise with his personal experience raising his daughter. Source: Book Hopes To Dispel Myths About Vaccines And Autism – Houston Public Media

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Trump Wants to Call Government Shutdown a ‘Strike’ Even Though It’s Not a Strike | Hill Reporter

As the government shutdown enters its 14th day, making it the third longest shutdown in US history, there are few signs of an end in sight.   It is *SO* telling that Trump referred to his shutdown as a "strike" today. Blaming the people harmed by his actions for that harm is built into his […]