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Sadly, anti-vax quacks win one in New Jersey

The recent failure of New Jersey lawmakers to pass a measure that would have ended all non-medical ­exemptions from mandatory ­immunizations at schools was a victory for anti-vaccination cranks — Source: Sadly, anti-vax quacks win one in New Jersey

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From vagina eggs to anti-vaxxers: is it time for an influencer detox? | Life and style | The Guardian

Scepticism can be healthy – especially when celebrities are pushing debunked nonsense Source: From vagina eggs to anti-vaxxers: is it time for an influencer detox? | Life and style | The Guardian

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Vaccines: TikTok video of Cincinnati doctor Nicole Baldwin goes viral.

Pediatrician Nicole Baldwin’s TikTok went viral. Then came the threats from around the world. Source: Vaccines: TikTok video of Cincinnati doctor Nicole Baldwin goes viral.

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Infantilising Disabled People is a Thing and You’re Probably Unconsciously Doing It.

Let me take you on a journey of infantilisation of disabled people and explain how to stop doing it. Source: Infantilising Disabled People is a Thing and You’re Probably Unconsciously Doing It.

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Fierce Autie: What is ABA and My Experience

What is ABA? ABA stands for Applied Behavior Analysis. ABA is a type of therapy that focuses on improving behaviors such as social skills, communication, reading academics, etc. ABA is effective on children and adults with psychological disorders and neurological differences. Some methods are opperant conditioning, classical conditioning and other dog training techniques. Its goals […]

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Henny Kupferstein Is in an Accommodations Bat: Fierce Autistics and Allies Needs Your Help

Fierce Autistics and Allies started this petition to ACLU and 3 others Henny is a jewish autistic advocate and researcher. She is finishing her PhD in Psychology and her University will not let her finish the last semester. The registrar’s office won’t even let her finish her degree. She needs this to be brought to court, and finish her […]

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“Jewish Neurodivergent Pride” by fierceautie | Redbubble

Original Art for being Jewish, Neurodivergent and Proud • Millions of unique designs by independent artists. Find your thing. Source: “Jewish Neurodivergent Pride” by fierceautie | Redbubble