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Autism Speaks Promotes Autistic Abuse & Calls It "Inclusion" | Eve Reiland

ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) Doesn’t Work. Year, after year, it doesn’t work. The Department of Defense even said so, AGAIN. But we’re getting ABA shoved down our throats from birth to death by Autism Speaks. Even in adult work programs. A$ has done a good one here with the $$$ trade commodifying Autistic people for their […]

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Rape threats to campaign mum after criticising unproven information about MMR jab

AN AUTISM rights campaigner has told how she became the victim of an abusive campaign after calling for children to receive the MMR jab. By LUCY JOHNSTON AND JUSTIN STONEMANPUBLISHED: 00:01, Sun, Feb 16, 2020UPDATED: 10:53, Sun, Feb 16, 2020 It comes as mumps cases soared nearly five fold, with anti-vaccinations groups blamed for the spread. Emma […]

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Fierce Autie: My Official Reaction to Autism Speaks Rebranding

  A few days ago, Autism Speaks made the announcement of a logo change and rebranding. The change is adding some magenta and pink to the puzzle piece. They have all the letters lowercase. They call 2020 the year of kindness.     Source: Fierce Autie: My Official Reaction to Autism Speaks Rebranding

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Missouri Couple Charged After Admitting to Locking 9-Year-Old With Autism in Bunk Bed Cage: Officials | KTLA

Two women in DeKalb County, Missouri, are facing charges after they admitted to locking a 9-year-old with autism in a bunk-bed cage for hours, officials said.The child’s mother, 35-year-old Katrina England, and her wife, 39-year-old Debra England, were both charged with child abuse and child endangerment,  KTLA sister station WDAF in Kansas City reported. Source: […]

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Former Kentucky teacher pleads guilty to dragging autistic student

The mother called the sentence fair and said she and her son are moving forward. Source: Former Kentucky teacher pleads guilty to dragging autistic student

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Health and Law Experts to Share Insights on Coronavirus Threat in Webinar Hosted by UH Law Center

In response to the global health emergency caused by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center will present a webinar Feb. 19 with health and legal experts providing updates on the outbreak and preparations for its potential threat Source: Health and Law Experts […]

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Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank Global Chief Investment Strategist, says this is an unlikely time for U.S. outperformance to wane. Dr. Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine Dean, calls for international cooperation in combating the coronavirus. Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners Director of Economic Policy, discusses the tension between the U.S. and China over the coronavirus […]