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No more autism awareness

Instead of “normalizing” autistic people, and instead of spreading awareness of autism as if it’s a life-threatening disease like cancer, let’s focus on the imperative of acceptance. Source: No more autism awareness

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Google Alert – autism | Circa April 10, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 10, 2015 NEWS People MagazineRobert F. Kennedy Jr. Says Mandatory Vaccination Will Cause a ‘Holocaust’People Magazine… the audience at a Sacramento, California, screening of the documentary Trace Amounts, which links autism to thimerosal, a vaccine preservative.Flag as irrelevant HealthlineBrain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism – WebMDWebMD“We discovered that at the very first signs of autism in infants and […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Apr 7, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 7, 2015 NEWS CNN InternationalAustralian police hail ‘miracle’ of autistic boy’s outback survivalCNN International(CNN) A young boy who suffers from autism has been found alive, walking through inhospitable brush days after wandering away from a campsite in …Missing Australian Boy With Autism Found Alive After 4-Day Search – ABC NewsMissing Australian Boy with Autism Found Alive After Four Days in the Wilderness – People Magazine‘Miracle’ boy […]

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William Shatner Speaks Again | He’s No Will.I.Am For The Autistic People’s Civil Rights Movement

Yeah, so William Shatner is advocating for Autism Awareness (via Autism $peaks) again, and pretty much in the same breath, tells Autistic people to fuck off if they don’t like it. We’re getting a fabulous start, early start, to “The Month.” There’s more to this story and I’m talking to Autistics about how the Shatner […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Oct 1, 2010

Fri, Oct 1, 2010, 9:29 PM | Google Alert – autism News9 new results for autism Ozark Center for Autism offering news programsJoplin GlobeJordan’s daughter was diagnosed autistic at 23 months. Jordan describes her as “pretty severe” on the spectrum. There was a time when she would suddenly …See all stories on this topic » Language delays found in siblings of children […]

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Some Thoughts as Autism Awareness Month Comes to an End… | 5 Minutes for Special Needs | Circa April 29, 2009

Posted: 29 Apr 2009 09:00 AM PDT The month of April is coming to a close, and with it ends Autism Awareness Month. However, so many of us don’t have an end to Autism. It is an ongoing, daily struggle filled with accomplishments, setbacks, discoveries, joy and pain. It is a journey, and the topography […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa May 27, 2011

Fri, May 27, 2011, 9:29 PM | Google Alert – autism News9 new results for autism Researchers find genetic differences in autistic individualsMedill Reports: Chicagoby Maria Bouselli Remarkable genetic differences between a brain of an autistic person and a person without autism found by UCLA researchers have changed the way doctors and researchers think about autism. “If you randomly pick 20 people with autism, …See all […]