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Archived | FEAT Newsletter Message | Circa March 31, 2008

FEAT-FMC Newsletter Messagenewsletterx FEAT-FMC Newsletter info@feat-fmc.org via domain.softcom.netMon, Mar 31, 2008, 12:18 AMto me FAMILIES FOR EFFECTIVE AUTISM TREATMENTFRESNO/MADERA COUNTY Dr. Barbara Firestone’s book signing for “Autism Heroes” at the Barnes & Noble book store was a rousing success. Dr. Firestone spent over two hours speaking about autism’s effect on families with children with autism. […]

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Special Ed Student Told He Would Never Go to College is Now Best-Selling Author – For Reading Addicts

As a child, Ronnie Sidney, II was diagnosed with a learning disability and spent years in special education. After years of struggle, and after being told he would never go to college, Sidney graduated from VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University), and has gone on to become a best-selling author, who uses his experiences to help young […]

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The Doctor Who Fooled the World, by Brian Deer

The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Andrew Wakefield’s War on Vaccines The news breaks first as a tale of fear and pity. Research at a London hospital has found a link between autism and a vaccine given to millions of children. Young parents are terrified. Immunisation rates slump. And a worldwide “anti-vax” movement takes off, […]

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Remember #BoycottToSiri? | To Siri With Love – RationalWiki

  “”Gus, Henry, if you guys ever read this… Jesus Christ I’m so sorry your mother is like this. It’s not normal. It’s not right, and there is nothing wrong with you. —Kaelan Rhywiol, autistic author[1] To Siri With Love by Judith Newman tells the story of how she wants to sterilize her autistic son and likes to laugh at […]

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What I Read in July ‘19 :D (and my Reading Rush wrap up!!) – CrankyAutistic

Hey! So, I didn’t do as good this month as I wanted to do. But…I still did okay? Maybe? I read eleven books for the month, and then I read seven during The Reading Rush so, in total, I … Source: What I Read in July ‘19 😀 (and my Reading Rush wrap up!!) – […]

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What Parents of Autistic Kids Need to Know – Neurodivergent Narwhals – Books For Littles

Autistic children hear so many negative and harmful messages about autism. I would always be on his side to confront ableism and ignorance – we are a team. Source: What Parents of Autistic Kids Need to Know – Neurodivergent Narwhals – Books For Littles

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‘NeuroTribes’ Examines The History — And Myths — Of The Autism Spectrum : Shots – Health News : NPR | Circa Sept 2015

Steve Silberman talks about how Nazi extermination plans and a discredited scientific paper about childhood vaccines shaped our current understanding of autism. Source: ‘NeuroTribes’ Examines The History — And Myths — Of The Autism Spectrum : Shots – Health News : NPR Activism International