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Fake Cures Exposed: Parents Are Poisoning Their Children With Bleach To Cure Autism – CBS Detroit | #QuackWatch

Fake Cures Exposed: Parents Are Poisoning Their Children With Bleach To Cure Autism Video at the link. Source: Fake Cures Exposed: Parents Are Poisoning Their Children With Bleach To Cure Autism – CBS Detroit

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Self Diagnosis is Valid | Fierce Autie

  There is a large controversy in the autistic community. It is the validity of self diagnosis. Self diagnosis is when suspected autistic person says they are autistic but do not have an official medical diagnosis by a psychiatrist or a neuropsychologist.  Saying it is not valid is being classist, ableist, racist, sexist, etc. The […]

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My Experience with Antisemetism, racism and bigotry | Fierce Autie

Growing up on Long Island, NY I was privileged as far as racism/antisemitism goes. We are half Middle Eastern and half Eastern European. My parents did something right, they shielded my brothers and I from any type of systematic oppression. I grew up in a town with a high Jewish population. I went to a […]

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Highly Anti-Semitic Poster Perpetuates The Stereotype That Jews Control The Economy. The Same Argument Adolf Hitler Used. | Fierce Autie

This poster has been floating around facebook for quite some time. I finally have the spoons to address it. [img description: A poster of a pyramid of people showing stick figures with Magen David (stars of David) on them and plain stick figures underneath. Text reads: Ending White Privilege . . . Starts with ending […]

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My Experience With Abelism, and Homophobia in the 1990’s | Fierce Autie

Homophobia is rampant. It has gotten better but there is more work to be done. Back in 1994, I experienced homophobia even though I had no idea what it was or what homosexuality was. This was before I knew I was part of the LGBTQ+ community. Source: My Experience With Abelism, and Homophobia in the […]

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Quack Myth Exposed: Autism is Autoimmune Encephilitis | Fierce Autie

A long time Autism One speaker Marcia Hinds says that autism should never be a term. She claims it should be included with autoimmune encephalitis. Autoimmune encephalitis is a real disease. Hinds claiming this trivializes what the people with this autoimmune disease go through every day. Source: Quack Myth Exposed: Autism is Autoimmune Encephilitis

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Myka Stauffer “rehoming” Her Adopted Autistic Son | Fierce Autie

The big news story in our community today is Myka Stauffer, a parenting and lifestyle Youtuber with over 700,000 subscribers, “rehoming” her adopted 4 year old son after he was diagnosed as autistic. She documented her whole adoption journey on her channel. She came to this decision because she is now pregnant. She does not […]