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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 11, 2017

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeJan 11, 2017, 11:23 AM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ January 11, 2017 NEWS The truth about vaccines, autism and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s conspiracy theoryWashington PostFirst things first: Vaccines do not cause autism. So say the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the National […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 13, 2017

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeJan 13, 2017, 11:23 AMto me GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ January 13, 2017NEWS Donald Trump Will Be A Disaster For Autistic PeopleForbesBut of all of the groups out there whom Donald Trump disdains, whom his policies will endanger profoundly, autistic people stand to suffer the most.Trump’s ideas on […]

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ICYMI: Truly Awful Pseudoscience: Jill Escher’s “The Autism Matrix” | Shannon Des Roches Rosa | Circa April 28, 2017

Shannon Des Roches Rosa   Apr 28, 2017 · 8 min read   San Francisco Autism Society president Jill Escher recently used that society’s website to publish “The Autism Matrix,” her opinion piece about what she considers “the autismS.” Its most prominent feature is a matrix of photos of autistic people Escher has categorized: Not […]

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Lindt Breaks with Autism Speaks | NOS Magazine | Circa April 3, 2017

LINDT BREAKS WITH AUTISM SPEAKS APRIL 3, 2017 SARAH PRIPAS KAPIT Chocoholics have reason to celebrate this April. The chocolate company Lindt is no longer supporting Autism Speaks. On March 30, Lindt USA responded on Twitter to concerned activist @lechatsavant. When asked about supporting Autism Speaks, Lindt tweeted: “Hi there. This year, Lindt USA has decided to […]

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Lindt Chocolate USA Tweets About Breakup With Autism Speaks | Circa March 29, 2017

Krista, Chaotic Jewish 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿@lechatsavant·Mar 29, 2017btw since Easter is nigh, please do not buy@Lindt_Chocolategold bunnies. Proceeds from those go to that gobshite autism “charity”Lindt Chocolate USA@Lindt_Chocolate·Mar 30, 2017Hi there. This year, Lindt USA has decided to move in a different direction with our Easter program. Thank you.

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A look back at the so called “CDC Whistleblower” story and how Vaxxed is misleading | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa February 10, 2017

A short while ago I was asked to speak on a conference call for Voices for Vaccines. The topic was the events that are behind (and misrepresented in) the movie Vaxxed. With Wakefield trying to bring his movie to Europe, and the fact that President Trump spoke with Robert Kennedy on vaccines and autism, I […]

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In 2017, are antivaxers winning? – Science-Based Medicine | Circa Febrary 13, 2017

David Gorski on February 13, 2017 As hard as it is to believe, I’ve been dealing with the antivaccine movement since at least the early 2000s. Back then, I didn’t have a blog, either this one or my not-so-super-secret other blog, and most of my online activities were restricted to Usenet. For those of you […]