Snapshot | Google alert – autism | Circa March 27, 2013

[Note: Links below are original to the email, or article, and it’s very possible they no longer work.]

News10 new results for autism
Autism Safety Project
(KTVI) – Everyday emergencies require first responders to interact with all types of people including those who have autism. That’s why the “Autism Safety Project” was created in 2009. Pattonville Fire Protection District’s Lori Taylor just completed 
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Autism: Making social interaction fun
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Social interaction is a challenge for children with a autism, but Kristen Wilson and Elizabeth Sautter, Speech and Language therapists of Communication Works in Oakland, California have found a way to make it fun. They were working with a group of 
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San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Competition brings out autism’s social side
Science News
Children with autism may understand more about how other people think than they’re usually given credit for. The trick to exposing this awareness, a new study finds, is to motivate these youngsters to show what they know. In a lab game that requires a 
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Previous Generations May Hold Clues To Autism
Disability Scoop
A pair of new studies suggest that a child’s odds of developing autism could be impacted by the experiences of their parents and grandparents. Researchers say they’ve identified a higher risk of autism among children born to women who were abused as 
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Autism support group to start at Allegiance Health in April
The Jackson Citizen Patriot –
JACKSON, MI – Parents who have children diagnosed with autism can now get support from others through Allegiance Health. Allegiance Behavior Health Services is starting a support group for parents and caregivers of children who have been diagnosed 
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Mallory Walsh discusses Autism Awareness Month
Next month is Autism Awareness Month and there is plenty you can do to bring awareness to the cause and give back. Mallory Walsh, the Field Development Manager for Autism Speaks, joins FOX6 WakeUp with all the details.
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Kraft Group backs autism test startup SynapDx, 3rd funding for firm since Dec.
Boston Business Journal (blog)
The Kraft Group, owner of the New England Patriots and numerous other businesses, has made a “significant investment” into Southborough-based SynapDx, which is developing an early detection blood-based test for autism spectrum disorder. The size of 
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Dachel Media Update: Autism Awareness Assault
Age of Autism
AWARENESS OF WHAT?…that autism is destroying multiple generations of children right before our eyes and we’re doing nothing to stop it? ….that if you’re the next mother of a child with autismthat’s your tough luck?…that health officials don’t 
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Yahnira Backus: East events raising autism awareness
Montgomery Advertiser
April is Autism Awareness month. Just recently the CDC conducted a phone survey and concluded that the rates of autism in children 6 years to 17 years of age may actually be higher than previously thought. The rates may actually be closer to 1:50. This 
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new government report suggests the number of 
CBS Local
The new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows one in 50 school age children has autism. That figure is much higher than a recent government estimate of one in 88 kids. Health experts say the new estimate doesn’t necessarily 
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Autistic people have fought the inclusion of ABA in therapy for us since before Autism Speaks, and other non-Autistic-led autism organizations, started lobbying legislation to get it covered by insurances and Medicaid. 

ABA is a myth originally sold to parents that it would keep their Autistic child out of an institution. Today, parents are told that with early intervention therapy their child will either be less Autistic or no longer Autistic by elementary school, and can be mainstreamed in typical education classes. ABA is very expensive to pay out of pocket. Essentially, Autism Speaks has justified the big price tag up front will offset the overall burden on resources for an Autistic’s lifetime. The recommendation for this therapy is 40 hours a week for children and toddlers.

The original study that showed the success rate of ABA to be at 50% has never been replicated. In fact, the study of ABA by United States Department of Defense was denounced as a failure. Not just once, but multiple times. Simply stated: ABA doesn’t workIn study after repeated study: ABA (conversion therapy) doesn’t work. 

What more recent studies do show: Autistics who experienced ABA therapy are at high risk to develop PTSD and other lifelong trauma-related conditions. Historically, the autism organizations promoting ABA as a cure or solution have silenced Autistic advocates’ opposition. ABA is also known as gay conversion therapy.

The ‘cure’ for Autistics not born yet is the prevention of birth. 

The ‘cure’ is a choice to terminate a pregnancy based on ‘autism risk.’ The cure is abortion. This is the same ‘cure’ society has for Down Syndrome. 

This is eugenics 2021. Instead of killing Autistics and disabled children in gas chambers or ‘mercy killings’ like in Aktion T4, it’ll happen at the doctor’s office, quietly, one Autistic baby at a time. Different approaches yes, but still eugenics and the extinction of an entire minority group of people.

Fact: You can’t cure Autistics from being Autistic.

Fact: You can’t recover an Autistic from being Autistic.

Fact: You can groom an Autistic to mask and hide their traits. Somewhat. … however, this comes at the expense of the Autistic child, promotes Autistic Burnout (this should not be confused with typical burnout, Autistic Burnout can kill Autistics), and places the Autistic child at high risk for PTSD and other lifelong trauma-related conditions.

[Note: Autism is NOT a disease, but a neurodevelopmental difference and disability.]

Fact: Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism.

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