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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 7, 2012

News10 new results for autism
Vaccine-Autism Controversy: Wakefield Sues British Journal For Defamation in Texas (blog)
by Kristina Chew The British doctor Andrew Wakefield whose discredited study linking autism to the MMR vaccine set off a global public health scare has sued the editor-in-chief of the British Medical Journal, Fiona Godlee and also the British 
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Mother Faces Jail For Autistic Son’s Absences (blog)
by Kristina Chew 27-year-old Andria Candice Black could face jail time because her son, 7-year-old J’Rez Tarrant, who is autistic, has been late to school or absent numerous times in recent years. Administrators in the Fitzgerald Public Schools and 
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Autism Around the World Conference calls on family, community to support 
Bikya Masr
The Child Early Intervention Medical Center (CEIMC), in collaboration with Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), hosted the third annual Autism Around the World Conference in Dubai addressing issues facing people, especially children, affected by Autism 
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Bikya Masr
Kiefer Sutherland Touched by Autism in New Series on Fox
Autism Key (blog)
In what appears to be an increasing trend in both movies and television, characters with autism (or autistic traits) have become a focal point of interest for both writers and producers. As we mentioned last week, a new Tom Hanks movie is set for 
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Autism Key (blog)
Autism Speaks explains treatment by showing, not telling
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
I was talking to a group of parents of children that had recently been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. I ended my talk with this inspirational declaration: “The good news,” I said ”is that there are an array of early intervention treatments 
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San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Kansas: Vicious attack on autistic man at Starbucks
by Martin Barillas A 22-year-old man, who is described as having autism, was assaulted and injured on January 4 in Lawrence, Kansas. Standing outside of a local Starbucks café, AJ Alexander said that the perpetrator approached him in downtown Lawrence 
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Computer technology give voice to children with autism
Victoria Advocate
Thanks to a handheld computer called Vantage Lite, teachers and students at the private school for children with autism are able to understand each other’s worlds – a life-changing triumph in what can seem the lonely, frustrating mind of a child with 
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Is this the year hotels become more autism-friendly?
by Melanie Renzulli (RSS feed) on Jan 7th 2012 at 4:00PM It isn’t easy traveling with a child with autism. In every piece of literature I’ve read about autism and sensory disorders and in every daily decision I’ve witnessed in my own son, autism is 
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Dealing With the Social Challenges of Autism
Shirley Blaier Stein, mother of an autistic child, started an organization to provide social events for autistic children and their parents. By Fred Musante Shirley Blaier Stein knows from personal experience that a youngster’s diagnosis as autistic 
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Sex Abuse Cases Dismissed After Facilitated Communication
ABC News
By ALICE GOMSTYN (@AliceGomstyn) Two decades after unfounded sexual abuse allegations and a controversial autism communication tool turned her family’s life upside down, Suzette Wheaton is angry to hear that another family has found itself in similar 
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ABC News
Blogs2 new results for autism
Wakefield Who Claimed the Vaccine-Autism Connection Sues His 
By Jennifer Chait
Dr. Andrew Wakefield has filed a defamation suit against reporters who have claimed his vaccine-autism link is total fraud – do you think he has a case?
Autism Blog – The Autism Vaccine Controversy and the Need for 
By Sullivan
Earlier this week, The Panic Virus, my book on the controversy over vaccines and autism, was released in paperback. While there haven’t been many scientific advances in this particular issue since the hardcover edition was published—the 
Left Brain/Right Brain
Web1 new result for autism
Short Sharp Science: Doctor linking MMR vaccine and autism sues 
Wakefield’s MMR-autism claims were seriously undermined in 2010 when The Lancet retracted his original study. In the same year, he was banned from…/…

An Autistic Perspective & History | Battling the Anti-Vaxxer #BleachCult & Other Quack Cures

Across America parents are feeding their children bleach as a cure for autism. This is a deadly phenomenon and one that Autistic activists and allies have been battling worldwide for years. 

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