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Has anyone thought of all the parents who dose their kid’s with chlorine dioxide bleach to ‘purge’ their autism with oral solutions and enemas? | Emma Dalmayne

  Has anyone thought of all the parents who dose their kid’s with chlorine dioxide bleach to ‘purge’ their autism with oral solutions and enemas? They must be delighted to have all this free access to their kids as they are in lockdown. A chance to run riot on them, complete control and upping the […]

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FDA Takes Rare Step to Ban Electrical Stimulation Devices for Self-Injurious or Aggressive Behavior | FDA

For Immediate Release: March 04, 2020 After careful consideration, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today published a final rule to ban electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) used for self-injurious or aggressive behavior because they present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury that cannot be corrected or eliminated through new or updated device […]

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Disability Day of Mourning honours those killed by their caretakers | Vancouver Sun

Bill MacArthur was raped and beaten as a child, and he saw horrific instances of other sexual, physical and emotional abuse during the four separate times he was sent to the former provincial lunatic asylum/hospital for the insane that became Woodlands School in New Westminster.In a way he considers himself lucky: He lived to tell […]

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Slaughter Elementary teacher fired for breaking arm of special needs student in May | In-depth | wdrb.com

Jefferson County Public Schools substantiated on July 10 an allegation that Christian Harrison broke a student’s arm during an improper restraint on May 23, district personnel and investigative records obtained Source: Slaughter Elementary teacher fired for breaking arm of special needs student in May | In-depth | wdrb.com

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Seclusion and restraint in schools: Children with disabilities at risk

Children with disabilities as young as five years of age are at risk of psychological harm caused by the use of unregulated seclusion and restraint practices in schools, according to campaigners. Unlike children’s residential care, there are no detailed guidelines on the use of seclusion and restraint in schools. In addition, the Department of Education […]

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11-year-old with Autism committed under Baker Act at local middle school | WPEC

BOCA RATON, Fla. (WPEC) – A local family is speaking out after they say a School District Police Officer unfairly invoked the Baker Act and took their child away from school in handcuffs. Larissa Leander has been helping her immigrant friend, Ayme, take care of her son Erik for years. Because Ayme’s English is not […]

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Autism Speaks Promotes Autistic Abuse & Calls It "Inclusion" | Eve Reiland

ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) Doesn’t Work. Year, after year, it doesn’t work. The Department of Defense even said so, AGAIN. But we’re getting ABA shoved down our throats from birth to death by Autism Speaks. Even in adult work programs. A$ has done a good one here with the $$$ trade commodifying Autistic people for their […]