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Labour Party Autism / Neurodiversity Manifesto: Final Draft Version (2018) – Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

The Manifesto is structured as follows: Our key principles The realities of our current situation Policies to challenge discrimination and inequality 1. Key principles Our key principles are: • The social model of disability: Disability is caused by society creating barriers to the equal participation of impaired (or neurologically different) people. • The neurodiversity approach: […]

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A Spectrum of Harmful Interventions –  Westminster Commission on Autism

Our new report ‘A Spectrum of Harmful Interventions’ is available HERE!  Autistic people are offered harmful treatments – Westminster inquiry finds Complex regulation and a lack o… Source: A Spectrum of Harmful Interventions – new report HERE! – Westminster Commission on Autism

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You Can’t Cure Autism by Making Your Children Drink Bleach, No Matter What This Cult Says | Circa Jan 2018

Just when you thought the hysteria over Tide Pods was the absolute stupidest anyone could get, a story comes along we hear about a religious cult encouraging its members to drink “miracle mineral solution,” also known as bleach, to cure their children’s autism. Better yet, the group apparently advises mixing it with fruit juice, which actually causes the […]

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Parents Are Forcing Children To Drink Bleach To “Cure” Autism | IFLScience | Circa Jan 2018

A deadly “miracle cure” is resurfacing with potentially fatal consequences. At least six British police forces have questioned families over allegations children as young as two were forced to drink bleach to “cure” autism, reports the Mirror. It’s a product sold online called Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), which has developed a cult-like following of anti-vaxxers for […]

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Parents Force Children to Eat Bleach to ‘Cure’ Autism | Circa Jan 2018

Desperate to “cure” them of autism, some parents in the United Kingdom have started force-feeding their children bleach and turpentine. The treatment, called the Miracle or Master Mineral Solution Source: Parents Force Children to Eat Bleach to ‘Cure’ Autism

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Anti-Vax Doctor In North Texas Draws Controversy With Billboard | Across Texas, TX Patch | Circa 2018

Anti-Vax Doctor In North Texas Draws Controversy – Across Texas, TX – Roby Dean Mitchell, also known as Dr. Fitt, has a new billboard in Amarillo claiming vaccines can cause Autism. Source: Anti-Vax Doctor In North Texas Draws Controversy With Billboard | Across Texas, TX Patch

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Does Japan have the Lowest Infant Mortality Rate Following a Ban on Mandatory Vaccinations? – VAXOPEDIA | Circa Sept 29, 2018

Japan’s low infant mortality rate has nothing to do with vaccines. Source: Does Japan have the Lowest Infant Mortality Rate Following a Ban on Mandatory Vaccinations? – VAXOPEDIA