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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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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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Dumping Kids with IEPs into General Education Classrooms is not Inclusion | Medium.com

By Laura J Murphy, MFA I can’t believe its November already — time for the first round of parent-teacher conferences for Kindergarten. It brought me back to memories of last year’s conference. Pre-k 4 was so different. It was a true inclusion class run by a special education teacher and the classroom provided a lot […]

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Problems with Adam’s FMT Study | FierceAutie.com

The FMT results sound promising for a martyr or warrior parent but the study was not nonbiased. There are connections between Adams and Jeff Bradstreet, the anti-vaxxer movement, the abandoned chelation therapy study, Generation Rescue, Autism Research Institute and Autism One Source: https://www.fierceautie.com/2020/01/adams-fmt-study-was-biased.html

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New Version Of ‘Operation’ Just Has Players Use Essential Oils Instead Of Performing A Medical Procedure | The Babylon Bee

PAWTUCKET, RI—In a press release Friday, Hasbro announced a new version of classic board game Operation in which players use essential oils to treat serious medical conditions rather than taking the patient, Cavity Sam, into a hospital for expensive, invasive surgery.Much like the typical version, players draw a card to see which ailment t … Source: New Version […]

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Just one supportive adult cuts the chance an LGBTQ youth will attempt suicide by 40%

A pair of reports courtesy of the Trevor Project shine a light on the importance of a supportive adult voice in the lives of LGBTQ youth: just having at least one accepting adult in their lives reduced the chance of a suicide attempt by an LGBTQ youth by 40 percent. While past studies have focused […]