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Autistic children more likely to be involved in bullying – study | Society | The Guardian

Children with autism are more likely to be bullied by both their siblings and their schoolmates, meaning time spent at home is no reprieve from victimisation, according to a new study. Researchers also found that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to be both the victims and perpetrators of sibling bullying compared with […]

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As Seen On Facebook | Autism Speaks & AdCouncil: Partners or Autism Info Monopoly?

  Partnership? IDK, AdCouncil and Autism Speaks … yeah, this guy who sits on the executive board of the AdCouncil also sits on the board of Autism Speaks. Partnership? Or autism info monopoly? AdCouncil ever do PSAs any other org than Autism Speaks for Autistics? Autistically, Eve Reiland The Ad Council and Autism Speaks partner […]

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Facebook Shutting Down Largest Anti-Vax Group on Its Platform | Katie Joy

A massive Facebook group dedicated to spreading fear and misinformation related to vaccines is on the verge of being shut down. Stop Mandatory Vaccination administrator Larry Cook announced to the 167,00 group members that the group has violated dozens of community guidelines, and Facebook has had enough. Source: Facebook Shutting Down Largest Anti-Vax Group on […]