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Trauma-Related Brain Disorder: When PTSD Caused Functional Neurological Disorder … | Eve Reiland

Note: Just some thoughts prompted by the article: Functional neurological disorders associated with early life trauma Functional Neurological Disorder is what my disability is called and they’re learning more about it every day. Interesting, hadn’t heard Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) referred as a trauma-related brain disorder. I was educated the root of it was PTSD […]

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Fierce Autie: AutismOne 2020 Guest Quack: Dr. Alphaeus Allick

Dr. Aslphaeus Allick is an emergency medicine doctor from the Bahamas. He currently is employed by Doctors Hospital in his home country. He preaches that a plant-based diet will give everyone “optimal health.”  It prevents all chronic diseases from cancer to gall stones and everything in between. Source: Fierce Autie: AutismOne 2020 Guest Quack: Dr. […]

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Would You Trust Your Child With This Anti-Vax Ex-Doctor?

A sequel to the anti-vaccine propaganda film Vaxxed was recently released. Let’s take a closer look at the disgraced, unethical former British doctor who’s behind the film, and who makes a living pushing anti-vaccine misinformation. Source: Would You Trust Your Child With This Anti-Vax Ex-Doctor?

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Telling People to Forgive is Gaslighting in Disguise. | elephant journal

  I’m not surprised by the plethora of literature recommending forgiveness: “If you ‘let go’ by forgiving, you do not have to hold on to resentment and anger.” Worryingly, the concept floats around in therapy circles and has been widely imparted, a message that forgiveness is necessary for personal growth.  Forgiveness echoes indiscriminatingly—to people who have experienced what […]

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The First Guerilla Aspies Podcast, February 2020 | Paul Wady.

The upload able, finished version of the first Guerilla Aspies book and show podcast. By Paul Wady. FEEL FREE TO JUMP AROUND ANY PART YOU DESIRE. Here is a list of subjects and their location along the timeline.1:54 Demonstration recording of the 12 of us outside the Tabernacle venue.21:35 Introduction to Emma Dalmayne and AIM.21:59 […]

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Homeopaths ‘forbidden’ from offering autism ‘treatment’ by government watchdog | The Independent

Homeopaths have been warned by a government watchdog that they have three months to stop advertising therapies that claim to treat autism. The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) said on Thursday Source: Homeopaths ‘forbidden’ from offering autism ‘treatment’ by government watchdog | The Independent

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As Australia looks to act on LGBT conversion practices, survivors and religious groups speak out

A report on Queensland’s bid to make it illegal to change or suppress a person’s gender identity or sexual orientation through so-called ‘therapy’ is due this week, with Victoria continuing to assess the issue. Here, a survivor, an LGBTIQ+ and faith advocate, and religious groups have their say.   Source: As Australia looks to act […]