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Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) | Wikipedia

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by Lisa Ackerman[2] and based in Irvine, California. In 2019, the organization changed its name to “The Autism Community in Action”. TACA is frequently at odds with the scientific consensus about autism causes and treatments, with various spokespeople for the group having publicly indicated support for Andrew Wakefield, author […]

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Wrightslaw – Alert: National Autism Awareness Rally in Washington DC, April 3, 2000

Links to hundreds of special education law and advocacy articles, newsletters, cases, and practical guidance for parents, advocates, and attorneys. Wrightslaw is the most comprehensive special education advocacy site on the Internet Source: Wrightslaw – Alert: National Autism Awareness Rally in Washington DC, April 3, 2000

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Peter Hotez – Wikipedia | Circa 2018 Autistic Ally

Peter Hotez From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Peter Hotez Born Peter Jay Hotez May 5, 1958 Hartford, Connecticut Nationality American Alma mater Yale University (B.A.) Weill Cornell Medical College(M.D.) Rockefeller University (Ph.D.) Scientific career Fields Vaccinology, Neglected Tropical Disease Control, Public Policy, Global Health Institutions George Washington University Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, James […]

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Hear Our Voices Campaign pt 3 | Circa 2000

This whole ARK rally has had me tongue tied and given me a bigcase of writer’s cramp. Months ago this and the Oprah email is what made me post in the first place and I put so much feeling and heart into it’s hard to retell it all over again. But I guess this is […]

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Hear Our Voices Campaign pt 4: Sample letter to Congress | Circa 2000

Modify this letter as neededYour AddressYour City, State, ZipToday’s Date The Honorable Sen.Full Name HereUnited States SenateWashington DC 20510 -OR-The Honorable Rep.Full Name HereUnited States House of RepresentativesWashington DC 20515 Dear (Senator or Representative) Last Name Here: I am a constituent, and an adult with autism. I am writing to you today to let you […]

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Hear Our Voices Campaign pt 2 | Circa March 2000

Tue, 28 Mar 2000: I was the woman, who, had the idea, to go to DC to begin with………… BOY, is this a SHOCK to see………… It shouldn’t be, given that this was organized without any real input from the autistic community itself, and in complete disregard of what we value for ourselves. You have […]

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Hear Our Voices Campaign, pt 1 … | Circa March 2000

(Pardon me for just sticking some e-mail on the web, but I want responses from as many people as possible as fast as possible, and so I’m not going to bother with writing something specifically for the website right now. Plus I’m having a painful repetitive strain injury flare-up from dealing with the e-mail and […]