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Archived | e-Speaks: President Obama’s Budget Proposal Includes Funding for Autism; Florida Walks; ABLE Account Legislation | Circa March 5, 2009

Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com  Thu, Mar 5, 2009, 10:24 PM to Genevieve e-Speaks || March 6, 2009 President Obama’s 2010 Federal Budget Proposal Includes Funding for Autism For the first time in our nation’s history, direct funding for autism has been included in the President’s budget proposal. President Barack Obama unveiled his proposed Fiscal Year 2010 budget which includes $211 million […]

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Archived | e-Speaks: North/Central N.J Walk; Horse Show and Urban Cowboy Party; Act Now to Reform Autism Insurance Legislation | Circa October 30, 2008

e-Speaks: North/Central N.J Walk; Horse Show and Urban Cowboy Party; Act Now to Reform Autism Insurance Legislation Autism Speaks e-Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com  Oct 30, 2008, 10:58 PM to me e-Speaks || October 31, 2008 North/Central N.J. Walk Now for Autism Raises $415,000 More than 7,500 people joined the North/Central New Jersey Walk Now for Autism in Cranford, N.J. on Sunday, Oct. 26., a 25% increase in participation […]

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Advocates & Activists Aging & Disability BS & The Quackery Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Quack Exposed: Tami Duncan | Fierce Autie

Tami Duncan is the mother of two children. For twelve years she had tried different biomedical treatments and therapies. She had suffered from Lyme disease. She thinks she awakened her own “spiritual gifts.” She started to think she is a spiritual healer after taking one reiki class. She says she can communicate with autistic children […]

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Fierce Autie: Quack Exposed: Senta Depuydt

Senta Depuydt is a Belgian journalist, coach, and organizer of the congress “Sortir de L’Autisme” and the mother of an autistic child with low support needs. Sotir de L’Autisme is the first European Congress on biomedical treatments in Paris and hosted debates on the biology of autism and vaccine safety in numerous French Speaking Countries. […]

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2020 Guest Quack: Sally Averkamp | Fierce Autie

Sally Averkamp is a gardener from Genoa, Wisconsin. She works on public gardens as a volunteer and on paid jobs. She is an editor for a book on Mosgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI). Averkamp uses biomedical treatments on her two children. She also leads a holistic healing book study at her church. She is not […]

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15 Myths About Anti-Vaxxers, Debunked – Part 3 | Circa March 2015

Fact: Many charlatans spread misinformation about vaccines, and parents may be encountering any of them, all of them or even just their bad information. No doubt, Wakefield deserves all the blame one can heap on him for breathing life into a new chapter in the anti-vaccine history book. And yes, McCarthy played her part too. […]

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Supplement seller says FDA may be ‘confused’ – Chicago Tribune | Circa July 2010

  J.B. Handley, a founder of the advocacy group Generation Rescue who has a child with autism, said parents using alternative treatments for the disorder are more likely to listen to one another than to mainstream institutions, which they feel have abandoned or betrayed them. And OSR#1 has not raised concerns, he said. “We don’t […]