Snapshot | Google alerts – Autism | Circa February 10, 2018

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. autismDaily update ⋅ February 10, 2018NEWS 'Science is still out' on autism, vaccine link, new health official saysUSA TODAYMILWAUKEE, Wis. — Milwaukee's newly picked top health official told a radio audience that "the science is still out" on whether there's a link between some vaccines and autism. Patricia …

Archived | Autism Society applauds Congressional review of environmental research; Advocates for employment policy change | Circa August 12, 2010 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWS In Memoriam: O. Ivar LovaasThe Autism Society is saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas, an esteemed pioneer in the development of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Dr. Lovaas, an emeritus member of the Autism Society’s Panel of Professional Advisors, passed away on August 2. He suffered from Alzheimer’s disease during …

Products: Disability Portrayal Issues/Media | Research & Training Center on Independent Living

Disability Portrayal Issues/Media July 26, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The 9th edition of Guidelines: How to Write about People with Disabilities celebrates this landmark legislation and reaffirms our commitment to its principles. First published in 1984, the Guidelines brochure has become a classic on person-first language. It reflects input from more than …

Those face mask ADA exemption cards are dangerous nonsense.

Nondisabled scammers want you to believe that the ADA “protects” them from having to wear a face mask in public. Don’t believe them.   Every morning I get a text message from my disabled grandmother’s nursing home telling me how many residents have died “COVID related deaths” since the pandemic began. As of Friday morning? …