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A Redditor, Raised by Anti-Vaxxers, Just Got All Her Vaccines as an Adult | Inverse

“I get to make this choice myself now.”   Parents make health decisions for their kids, but what if they make those decisions based on bad evidence? That’s what happened to redditor ToddmanHorseboy, whose parents didn’t get her or her two siblings vaccinated when they were children. Now that she’s in her mid-20s, though, she’s in […]

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Italian health chief quit over government’s ‘anti-scientific’ vaccination stance | The Independent

The former head of Italy’s top medical research board has said he left over the government’s “anti-scientific” stance on vital issues like vaccination. Walter Ricciardi likened some Italian Source: Italian health chief quit over government’s ‘anti-scientific’ vaccination stance | The Independent

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Anti-Gay Baptist Preacher Replaced by Anti-Gay Anti-Vaxxer Baptist Preacher | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos

Naturally, this church found a replacement even worse than the last guy. Source: Anti-Gay Baptist Preacher Replaced by Anti-Gay Anti-Vaxxer Baptist Preacher | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos

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AUTISM NETWORK INTERNATIONAL | PART 8: Contexts and politics of opposition to self-advocacy | Jim Sinclair

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Psychiatric units holding more autistic people | News | The Times

The number of people with autism detained in psychiatric hospitals has risen in the past three years despite a government pledge to reduce this by up to half. Figures show that 1,180 are kept as inpatients in mental health units, up from 1,100 in 2015 when ministers pledged to reduce the number by 33 to […]

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As Seen on Twitter | The Neurodivergent Rebel @facebook page is temporarily unavailable due to stimming being a violation of community guidelines.… via @NeuroRebel

Neurodivergent Rebel  🧠‏ @NeuroRebel FollowingFollowing @NeuroRebel More The Neurodivergent Rebel @facebook page is temporarily unavailable due to stimming being a violation of community guidelines. 6:50 PM – 5 Jan 2019 B B Shepherd‏ @glisterjournals 1h1 hour ago More Replying to @NeuroRebel @facebook Boo @facebook. I deleted my account a while ago for so many reasons. Grrr. Smiles for Miles  📺 🐾 🐳 📚 🎶 🛶‏ @oldsoulsmiling 1h1 hour ago More […]

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Upate Neurodivergent Rebel is Back on Facebook! …. |Autistic Activist Christa Holmans, @NeuroRebel, Gets Shadowbanned on Facebook for flappy hands