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Police beginning ‘Autism Alert System’ Thursday
Greensburg Daily News
Called the “Autism Alert System,” Greensburg Police on Thursday will begin collecting information from local people who are caregivers of children and/or adults with autism. The goal is to create a database of such individuals that details characteristics, interests and more in an effort to improve …

Eagles Autism Challenge: Passion for Helping Fuels Drexel Staff Member’s Participation
Drexel Now
As the assistant director of Transition Pathways in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Jackie is an integral part of a program that seeks to ease the often rocky move from adolescence to adulthood for those on the spectrum. That means helping more young people like the boy she was paired with as a …


New Autism Therapy Shown To Restore Social Behavior Through Brain Stimulation
KERA News
Autism affects about one in 68 children, and the condition poses social challenges, including difficulty processing social interactions, such as facial expressions and physical gestures. New research out of UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas shows those social behaviors could be restored through …

Warning: This is quackery. “Natural” and other products and pseudoscience practices promoted for ‘healing, recovery, cure’ have harmed and even killed Autistics worldwide.

Now these extremist fringe groups have expanded to gaslight the public on COVID-19 ‘cures, healing, recovery” and many other arenas.

The Autistic Community is very familiar with quack cults like this … we’ve been battling the same group who has had many identifying names like: Mercury Mob/Mafia, Antivaxxers, BleachCult, and many more. These folks and organizations also battle Autistics over our civil and human rights. The names change, but the people, for the most part, remain the same.

Fact: Autistics are not vaccine-injured and Vaccines do not cause autism.

PSA: Don’t Drink Bleach.


Regional Autism Network slated for Feb. 12
Daily Globe
Hosted by Independent School District 518, the quarterly event is intended for a variety of people wanting to receive education, training, support and guidance, said District 518 Autism Consultant Allison Eitreim. “One in 68 people have autism,” Eitreim said. “We’re all going to encounter someone with …

North Texas academy for people with autism seeks its first students
Dallas News
The first part of a $12 million project in Denton County that’s aimed at creating job and housing opportunities for adults with autism officially launches this … Caudy, announced plans to create a long-term solution for people like their 20-year old son Jon, who has a diagnosis of autism and lives at home.


British Parents Are Trying to ‘Cure’ Autism By Forcing Kids to Drink Bleach
Fatherly
Some parents in the UK are attempting to cure their children of autism, a condition for which there is no cure, by forcing them to drink a dangerous cocktail of chemicals. The prevailing notion among parents who do this is that autism is caused by parasites living within their children and that by forcing …
Parents Are Giving Kids Bleach In A Desperate Attempt To ‘Cure’ Autism – Carbonated.TV (blog)
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Warning: This is quackery. “Natural” and other products and pseudoscience practices promoted for ‘healing, recovery, cure’ have harmed and even killed Autistics worldwide.

Now these extremist fringe groups have expanded to gaslight the public on COVID-19 ‘cures, healing, recovery” and many other arenas.

The Autistic Community is very familiar with quack cults like this … we’ve been battling the same group who has had many identifying names like: Mercury Mob/Mafia, Antivaxxers, BleachCult, and many more. These folks and organizations also battle Autistics over our civil and human rights. The names change, but the people, for the most part, remain the same.

Fact: Autistics are not vaccine-injured and Vaccines do not cause autism.

PSA: Don’t Drink Bleach.


Chemical tags on genomes in neurons altered in autism brains
Spectrum
Neurons from people with autism have an unusual pattern of chemical tags that turn genes on and off, a study of postmortem brains suggests. Though preliminary, the results add to mounting evidence that these tags, called methyl groups, contribute to autism, says lead investigator Evan Elliott, assistant …

Brookfield couple found guilty of keeping child with autism in basement
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Brookfield couple accused of locking their daughter in the basement of their house and not allowing her to use the bathroom was found guilty in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Jan. 26. A jury found them guilty of three counts of causing mental harm to a child as a party to a crime. They will be …

Autism Alliance To Receive Jim O’Connor Community Service Award
framinghamsource.com
The Salute to Framingham committee is pleased to announce the 2018 recipient of the Jim O’Connor Community Service Award, given in honor of those who hold the passion, vision, commitment and leadership skills of the Salute to Framingham founder, Jim O’Connor. The honor is given to …


Parents force children to eat bleach to ‘cure’ autism
WND.com
(LOS ANGELES TIMES) — Desperate to “cure” them of autism, some parents in the United Kingdom have started force-feeding their children bleach and turpentine. The treatment, called the Miracle or Master Mineral Solution (MMS) by advocates, is being attempted on children as young as 2 years old.


WEB
When Your Child Has Been Diagnosed with Autism
TODAY Parenting Team
However, on the school’s recommendation, you’ve taken your son or daughter for a complete workup and it appears as though your child has been ‘suffering’ with ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder. What should you do now? Don’t panic! Here is some of what you should know, which might ease your mind …

The Link Between Anorexia and Autism
National Eating Disorders Association
Not long ago, I was sitting in a hospital room by myself wondering how I had once again let myself end up in the situation I was in. It definitely wasn’t my first “rodeo” with anorexia nervosa. You see, I knew what was going to happen. I knew where restriction led me, yet somehow my pattern of behaviors …


Parents Force Children to Eat Bleach to ‘Cure’
MSN.com
Some parents in the United Kingdom have started force-feeding their children bleach and turpentine to “cure” them of autism.

Warning: This is quackery. “Natural” and other products and pseudoscience practices promoted for ‘healing, recovery, cure’ have harmed and even killed Autistics worldwide.

Now these extremist fringe groups have expanded to gaslight the public on COVID-19 ‘cures, healing, recovery” and many other arenas.

The Autistic Community is very familiar with quack cults like this … we’ve been battling the same group who has had many identifying names like: Mercury Mob/Mafia, Antivaxxers, BleachCult, and many more. These folks and organizations also battle Autistics over our civil and human rights. The names change, but the people, for the most part, remain the same.

Fact: Autistics are not vaccine-injured and Vaccines do not cause autism.

PSA: Don’t Drink Bleach.


College Program for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Concord University
The WV Autism Training Center’s College Program for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder at Concord University. The College Program provides individualized skill building and therapeutic supports to degree seeking students with Autism Spectrum Disorder through a mentored environment while …


From skin cells to brain cells for autism research: Part Two
Autism Speaks
Discoveries made by this Autism Speaks postdoctoral fellow are advancing our understanding of genetic differences in autism – bringing us closer to personalized treatments. By Autism Speaks Meixner Fellow Aditi Deshpande (class of 2014-16). Dr. Deshpande works under the mentorship of in the …


Autism/Aspergers
Association on Higher Education and Disability
The Autism/Aspergers Special Interest Group provides information and resources for professionals working with students with Autism. As this challenging population on college campuses continues to grow, the SIG will sponsor conference session and have a listserv to share ideas and resources.

Rising Tide U Launches The Autism Advantage, a Groundbreaking On
KTLE
Rising Tide U Launches The Autism Advantage, a Groundbreaking Online Program for Creating Social Enterprises Supporting Neurodiverse Individuals. Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or …

Criminal Justice System: Adults with Autism
TheyWorkForYou
It is understandable that a lot of focus in this place and elsewhere is given to children with autism—that is right given the need for educational and other support for them, their parents and their families—but autism does not cease to be an issue when someone turns 18 and becomes an adult. Many of the …

Intellectual Disability/Autism Gene Curation Expert Panel
ClinGen
The Intellectual Disability/ Autism Gene Curation Expert Panel is focused on defining the genes in which pathogenic variants clearly cause intellectual disability and/or autism. The gene-disease validity curation process includes 6 classification categories describing the level of evidence supporting a …

Autism Support Centers List
Mass.gov
ASCMW – Autism Alliance 1881 Worcester Rd, Suite 100A, Framingham, MA 01701. Phone: (508) 652-9900 http://www.autismalliance.org. Covering MetroWest. ASCCM – HMEA’s Autism Resource Central 71 Sterling Street, West Boylston, MA 01583. Phone: (508) 835-4278


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