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As Seen On Twitter | That’s the false narrative the #antivax lobby would like everyone to believe. | Prof Peter Hotez

Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD@PeterHotez That’s the false narrative the #antivax lobby would like everyone to believe. The truth: It’s a group of ringleaders who figured out how to monetize the internet selling advertising, fake books, phony autism cures, and then creating PACs aligned with extremist political parties Jordan Sather@Jordan_Sather_ · Oct 5 Replying to […]

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On YouTube, people with disabilities create content to show and normalize their experiences – The Washington Post

Ruby Ardolf, 14, has her own YouTube channel, featuring familiar aspects of a teen’s daily life and merchandise with messages of kindness and inclusion. But Ruby is not a typical teen vlogger. She is disabled — one of 12 people worldwide with a genetic condition called Stromme syndrome, which results in microcephaly (small brain), and […]

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And Jouer We Go—More Makeup for the Mature Woman | Atypical 60

This is a review of products that I’ve purchased on my own. I am not an affiliate nor do I receive PR.  I just think these products are wonderful and wanted to share them with you! I’m just a… Source: And Jouer We Go—More Makeup for the Mature Woman | Atypical 60

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Autistic kids and birthdays | Autistic and Cheerful

There are shitloads of birthdays this time of year, aren’t there? While adults have the freedom to decide how, when and if they want to celebrate, kids often have things organised for them by… Source: Autistic kids and birthdays | Autistic and Cheerful

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Unsettling – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

It’s been a seriously grey day. Heavy rain due within a few hours. When it’s like this you can’t see where the road ends up. You end of questioning your judgement. On your own it … Source: Unsettling – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

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Labourer threatened to kill autistic bus passenger 12 times for ‘looking at him’ – Mirror Online

Billingham labourer Mark Harding, 31, threatened to kill his fellow bus passenger 12 times during the violent assault where victim screamed in terror Source: Labourer threatened to kill autistic bus passenger 12 times for ‘looking at him’ – Mirror Online

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Cure Autism Now … A Brief Introduction | Video

Cure Autism Now … A Brief History Cure Autism Now In 2007, Autism Speaks completed its merger with Cure Autism Now (CAN).[4] CAN was founded in 1995 by Jonathan Shestack and Portia Iversen, the parents of a child with autism whose story is told in the book Strange Son. It was an organization of parents, doctors and […]