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Jenny McCarthy talks to CNBC about autism and her family

Jenny McCarthy became an advocate for families affected by autism spectrum disorders after her son’s diagnosis, but some of her views have caused controversy. Source: Jenny McCarthy talks to CNBC about autism and her family

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Jenny McCarthy setting the record straight…when it suits her | Left Brain Right Brain

Jenny McCarthy suddenly popped up again in the autism news. Why? Some celebrity website posted an article “Changing Her View? Jenny McCarthy Abandons Controversial Position On Vaccines And Sa… Source: Jenny McCarthy setting the record straight…when it suits her | Left Brain Right Brain

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Jenny McCarthy’s son was never autistic? | Left Brain Right Brain

A provocative piece in the National Post suggests that very thing. It is not even certain that her child ever had autism; neurologists have pointed out that her description of the symptoms, and rec… Source: Jenny McCarthy’s son was never autistic? | Left Brain Right Brain

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Wrightslaw – Alert: National Autism Awareness Rally in Washington DC, April 3, 2000

Links to hundreds of special education law and advocacy articles, newsletters, cases, and practical guidance for parents, advocates, and attorneys. Wrightslaw is the most comprehensive special education advocacy site on the Internet Source: Wrightslaw – Alert: National Autism Awareness Rally in Washington DC, April 3, 2000

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DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE PARADE – Home

WELCOME TO THE DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE WEBSITE PLEASE READ OUR MISSION STATEMENT Source: DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE PARADE – Home

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How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Special Olympics at 50

By coincidence, Chicago’s annual Disability Pride Parade is taking place on the same day as the celebration at Soldier Field. The parade moves through the Loop, up Dearborn Street to Daley Plaza, with floats and dance routines and a diverse group of marchers in terms of disabilities, race, class, and gender identity. Here, the calls for revolution […]

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Innovative new method treating neurological disorders

Neurological disorders affect approximately one billion people according to UN News. That means approximately 1/6th of the world’s population is suffering from one of more than 600 diseases including Parkinson’s, epilepsy, dementia, and the late-effects of concussion. The effects of those disorders can be devastating and take a massive toll on families if they’re not properly treated. […]