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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

The Autism Resource Exchange (ARGE) is a open gene bank with a large collection of DNA samples from families with more than one autistic child.  There is data from over 2000 families. Standardization, collaboration and data sharing are the three key guiding principles of AGRE. It is focused on the rapid accumulation of high quality […]

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Association of Comorbid Mood and Anxiety Disorders With Autism Spectrum Disorder | Anxiety Disorders | JAMA Pediatrics | JAMA Network

This cohort study examines whether individuals with autism spectrum disorder are at greater risk for comorbid diagnoses of depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.   Alexandra C. Kirsch, PhD1; Andrea R. S. Huebner, PhD1,2; Sunil Q. Mehta, MD, PhD1,2; et alFlora R. Howie, MD2; Amy L. Weaver, MS3; Scott M. Myers, MD4; Robert G. Voigt, MD5; Slavica K. Katusic, MD3 Author Affiliations JAMA Pediatr. Published online December 2, 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.4368   FullText Key PointsQuestion  What are the rates of comorbid mood […]

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Bill Maher Says Vaccine-Autism Link Is Not ‘Crazy’| Eve Reiland says @billmaher, Autistic People Aren’t Your Conspiracy Theory. Stop Harming Us.

The longtime HBO host promoted the views of a well-known vaccination skeptic on his Friday night show. Source: Bill Maher Says Vaccine-Autism Link Is Not ‘Crazy’: ‘We Don’t Know S**t’ | HuffPost Note From Eve: FFS, Bill Maher, just spouted his ‘opinion’ on vaccines being connected to autism and … thanks a lot Bill, here we […]

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This Halloween, #DontBeADick. No Blue Buckets Here. | Eve Reiland

If you need a blue bucket to prompt kindness to a kid that’s different on Halloween … that makes you a dick. Falls into the #DontBeADick category. As a parent, I find that easy enough to communicate to you if needed. Autistically, Eve Reiland

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As Seen On Facebook | Âû would like to urge parents not to let their children use the blue buckets to signify autism this Halloween.

Âû   · October 19 ·      Âû would like to urge parents not to let their children use the blue buckets to signify autism this Halloween. The premise behind this move to blue buckets was set in 2018 when a mother posted about using it for her adult son who is autistic and loves to […]

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Don’t OUT Autistic Kids | Just SAY NO To the Halloween Blue Bucket | How the Trick-or-treat Pumpkin Bucket Is Being Used to Raise Awareness

  Source: Halloween Blue Bucket Autism Link Explained: How the Trick-or-treat Pumpkin Bucket Is Being Used to Raise Awareness NOTE: This is an AWFUL idea that puts a huge target on Autistic kids and people’s backs for predators and bullies. Please consult with the disability community before you tag and out your kid. There’s reasons, […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: The Bleach Queen has Lost Her Mind!

Everyone knows the bleach queen, Kerri Rivera. She pushes parents to administer chlorine dioxide or MMS to their children to try to cure autism. We all know it is harmful. Its based on the premise that autism is caused by the rope worm parasites and that what is being shed is the parasite. Not what […]