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Blame and magical thinking: The consequences of the autism “biomed” movement – Science-Based Medicine | Circa February 25, 2013

David Gorski on February 25, 2013 That the myth that vaccines cause autism is indeed nothing more than a myth, a phantom, a delusion unsupported by science is no longer in doubt. In fact, it’s been many years now since it was last taken seriously by real scientists and physicians, as opposed to crank scientists and physicians, […]

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Autism extremists | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa December 28, 2006

There is a lot wrong with the UK in terms of provision for autistic people and education about what autism is to the mainstream. One of the things that isn’t quite right is the National Autistic Society. It’s numerous flaws include a lack of autistic people at policy making level. But you know what? It knows […]

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Conflicts of interest, whats good for the goose… | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 28, 2008

28JUL As recently blogged by Autism News Beat, CBS Evening News (an American news outlet) recently performed an investigation into ‘how independent are vaccine defenders’? Something of an exercise in futility, it concluded that: Ideally, it [vaccines] makes for a healthier society. But critics worry that industry ties could impact the advice given to the public about […]

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Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to search Bernard Rimland Bernard Rimland (second from right) in front of the Autism Research Institute (ARI) Born November 15, 1928Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Died November 21, 2006 (aged 78)San Diego, California, U.S. Residence USA Citizenship American Alma mater San Diego State University (Bachelor’s)Pennsylvania State University (PhD) Known for Autism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedicaltreatment. Scientific career Fields Psychology Institutions […]

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Defeat Autism Now! & Autism Research Institute – Wikipedia | ARI: Circa  1967 | DAN:  1995 – 2012

Autism Research Institute From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from Defeat autism now) Jump to navigationJump to search Autism Research Institute Type Non-profit 501(c)3[1] Founded 1967[2] Founder Bernard Rimland[3] Headquarters San Diego, CA[1] , United States[1] Key people Stephen M. Edelson, Director[4] Services Online education, phone support, research grants, Autistic Global Initiative Revenue $1,754,803 (2012)[5] Website […]

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Thank You for “Chasing Hope” … Many Of The People Who Jumped In Wholeheartedly Aren’t Directly Affected By Autism | Circa January 2010

Thank You for “Chasing the Hope” Jan 23, 2010, 9:09 AM | Think Autism. Bulletin Posted by Lori Copeland McIlwain Support your cause!Be counted:I Read This AUTISM AWARENESS WON Out of 500,000 nonprofits across the country, you helped us become one of Chase Community Giving’s Top 100 highest voted organizations on Facebook and earned us $25,000.00 for our programs. […]