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Sesame Street Must End Their Partnership With Autism Speaks | The Mary Sue

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network has announced that it will end its years-long partnership with Sesame Street due to the show’s continued work with Autism Speaks, a deeply harmful organization. Source: Sesame Street Must End Their Partnership With Autism Speaks | The Mary Sue

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Found | Autistic girl, 7, found after police launched urgent appeal – Mirror Online

Police say they are are increasingly concerned over the whereabouts of Angela Zheng, from Birmingham Source: Autistic girl, 7, found after police launched urgent appeal – Mirror Online

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A former West Virginia teacher and 2 aides were arrested after alleged abuse was caught on secret recordings – CNN

Suspecting her 6-year-old daughter with autism was being abused at school, a West Virginia mother hid a recording device in her daughter’s hair, court documents say. On Friday, the girl’s former teacher and two former aides were arrested, the state’s attorney general said. Source: A former West Virginia teacher and 2 aides were arrested after […]

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Former Teacher Charged After Mom Secretly Records Alleged Abuse | PEOPLE.com

Amber Pack hid a small recorder in her autistic daughter’s hair bun when she sent her to school one day Source: Former Teacher Charged After Mom Secretly Records Alleged Abuse | PEOPLE.com

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Teacher and two aides arrested after alleged abuse of autistic student caught on recording | TheHill

A former teacher and two aides at a West Virginia school have been arrested after police said they were recorded abusing an autistic student. Source: Teacher and two aides arrested after alleged abuse of autistic student caught on recording | TheHill

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Good Omens Represented My Anti-Vaccine Upbringing With Autism | The Mary Sue

If anyone had foretold a year ago, “On May 31 2019 you’ll discover a story that reflects your experiences for the first time,” I would’ve laughed and responded, “That would be wonderful, but I’d say May 31 2039 is more likely.” But Amazon’s Good Omens TV series came along on that date, and as I […]

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

Two mothers are working together to stop parents who believe they can “cure” their children’s autism with dangerous chemicals.Melissa Eaton, who lives in North Carolina, and Amanda Seigler, who lives in Florida, both stumbled upon groups of people who believe chlorine dioxide, a chemical that’s used for bleaching, can treat autism while researching the condition after […]