Categories
Aging & Disability Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness Parenting

Aide hit autistic pupil in past but allowed back into classroom | Miami Herald

A teacher’s aide and a teacher at Pasadena Lakes Elementary in Pembroke Pines are under investigation after recordings revealed them allegedly yelling at autistic students. Five years ago, the aide was accused of hitting a child in class. Source: Aide hit autistic pupil in past but allowed back into classroom | Miami Herald

Categories
Advocates & Activists BS & The Quackery Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness Parenting

Moms Secretly Infiltrate Online Groups to Help Stop the Poisoning of Kids With Autism | Inside Edition

Melissa Eaton and Amanda Seigler both stumbled upon groups of people who believe chlorine dioxide can treat autism. Source: Moms Secretly Infiltrate Online Groups to Help Stop the Poisoning of Kids With Autism | Inside Edition

Categories
BS & The Quackery

Wacky Church Under Fire Over ‘Miracle Cure’ | Circa 2016 

  A supposed “miracle cure” for autism is really a kind of industrial bleach, federal prosecutors say, but that hasn’t stopped people claiming to be archbishops of a church from urging desperate parents to use it on their autistic children. Source: Wacky Church Under Fire Over ‘Miracle Cure’ for Autism Index

Categories
Advocates & Activists BS & The Quackery Divergent News

Bring Legislation against Toxic “Cures” in the United States! | Amanda Seigler

Amanda Seigler started this petition to U.S. Senate and 28 others My Name is Amanda Seigler and there is a serious problem in the United States. Parents are administering Chlorine Dioxide bleach orally, rectally (through enemas), in humidifiers, baths and topically.  My colleagues Melissa Eaton and Emma Dalmayne have been fighting this behind the scenes for over six years. […]

Categories
Advocates & Activists BS & The Quackery Culture & Community Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness Parenting

Online groups falsely promote bleach as autism ‘cure’

Many of these so-called cures are recommended in private online groups and prey upon parents’ desires to “heal” their kids of the developmental disorder. Source: Online groups falsely promote bleach as autism ‘cure’

Categories
Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness Law & Criminal Justice

Parents appalled by autistic son’s alleged abuse at group home | Arizona News | azfamily.com

A caretaker at a group home in Mesa is facing charges for allegedly beating up a teenager who has severe autism. The victim’s parents say he had marks and bruises Source: Parents appalled by autistic son’s alleged abuse at group home | Arizona News | azfamily.com

Categories
Divergent News Parenting

Autistic Ill. teen allegedly verbally attacked for wearing military gear gets worldwide support from veterans

18-year-old Matthew Corey loves the military and wears military gear on most days as a way to show his support and to make sure those that fought for our country are never forgotten. Source: Autistic Ill. teen allegedly verbally attacked for wearing military gear gets worldwide support from veterans