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How much compliance is too much compliance: Is long-term ABA therapy abuse?: Cogent Psychology: Vol 6, No 1

(2019). How much compliance is too much compliance: Is long-term ABA therapy abuse? Cogent Psychology: Vol. 6, No. 1, 1641258. Source: How much compliance is too much compliance: Is long-term ABA therapy abuse?: Cogent Psychology: Vol 6, No 1 Abstract This article discusses the prevalence of ASD with specific regard to the most ubiquitous current […]

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Wakefield Gets Message From Autistic Community In Paris | Louis Brunel, Crimson Âû

This event took place in Paris, France June 13, 2019. Autistic activist Louis Brunel attended the Antivaxxer event with Andrew Wakefield, and delivered a message from the Autistic community. One of the most badass moments of 2019. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crimson8/

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Samoa’s perfect storm: How a collapse in vaccination rates killed more than 70 children

As parents mourn their dead, Brian Deer unpicks the myths and missteps that allowed measles to traumatise a nation. Source: Samoa’s perfect storm: How a collapse in vaccination rates killed more than 70 children

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Autism Speaks : The Time Is Now To Help Clean Up Your Mess | Eve Reiland

Autism Speaks help clean up your mess! The time is now to demand that Autism Speaks show repentance and pay reparations for the outbreaks and deaths from formerly eradicated diseases such as measles, pertussis, mumps and polio. Autism Speaks: It’s also time roll up your sleeves, pony up the funding and help Autistic activists put […]

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‘New normal’: How a more robust, globalised anti-vax movement targeted Samoa

The deadly measles outbreak in Samoa is a sign of the expansion of an increasingly predatory anti-vaccination movement, medical experts have warned.While the measles outbreak is believed to have originated in New Zealand and swept across the Pacific, Samoa has been the hardest hit due to its low vaccination rates.That’s sparked heated debate about the […]

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Mumps on the rise as people share discredited research online

Dr Kevin Kelleher of the HSE said Andrew Wakefield’s research linking vaccines to autism has been ‘utterly discredited’ yet people are sharing it. Source: Mumps on the rise as people share discredited research online

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Who Was Max Benson?  An Interview with His Mother, Stacia #ShineOnMax | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

On Sunday, November 17, 2019, people around the world lit candles in honor and remembrance of Max Benson. The local vigil was powerful, but worldwide, the hashtag #ShineOnMax became a unifying and … Source: Who Was Max Benson?  An Interview with His Mother, Stacia #ShineOnMax | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices