Tag: death

  • Autistic Voices | From Adult Misdiagnosis To Ban Seclusion in New Jersey Schools

    Autistic Voices | From Adult Misdiagnosis To Ban Seclusion in New Jersey Schools

    ADULT MISDIAGNOSIS: THE DEFAULT PATH TO AN AUTISTIC IDENTITY By Autistic Science Person, TPGA I was lucky. This story isn’t about me. But it really could have been. I found out I was autistic before ever being misdiagnosed with anything. It’s time to ban seclusion in New Jersey schools New Jersey is considering new legislation after […]

  • What Will Happen To My Autistic Children After I Die?

    What Will Happen To My Autistic Children After I Die?

    [TW: Death, ABA, trauma, autism cure, prevention, and more.] What will happen to my Autistic children, now adults, after I die? I’ll be 50 this year and still don’t have an answer that doesn’t include poverty, despair, abuse, homelessness and an early death. This question has haunted me for years because the answer isn’t a […]

  • Deaths at Scientology drug treatment program Narconon bring investigation | Aug. 16, 2012

    Deaths at Scientology drug treatment program Narconon bring investigation | Aug. 16, 2012

    By Thomas C. Tobin Already shaken by a series of high-level defections, accounts of abuse among its staffers, and the high-profile breakup of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, the Church of Scientology now faces scrutiny over its controversial drug treatment program, Narconon. Four deaths at Narconon’s signature treatment facility in eastern Oklahoma have prompted local law […]

  • No ‘Safer’ Autism Drug | Circa February 26, 2020 #AutisticHistory #AutismMarket

    No ‘Safer’ Autism Drug | Circa February 26, 2020 #AutisticHistory #AutismMarket

    This past week in healthcare investigations by Kristina Fiore, Director of Enterprise & Investigative Reporting, MedPage Today February 26, 2020 No ‘Safer’ Autism Drug Aripiprazole (Abilify) has been touted as a better option than risperidone (Risperdal) for treating kids with autism — but a growing slate of evidence suggests that’s not true, according to Spectrum. Risperidone was approved to treat […]

  • Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa November 13, 2014 #AutisticHistory

    Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa November 13, 2014 #AutisticHistory

    autismDaily update ⋅ November 13, 2014 NEWS  The StateState program for autism care will need to change as Medicaid coverage beginsThe StateCOLUMBIA, SC — South Carolina’s autism care waiver program that has been a godsend for many families for the past seven years will be ending, …State program for autism care will need to change as Medicaid coverage begins – The StateFull Coverage Flag as irrelevant  Rethink Autism: […]

  • Thank You For Helping To Break The Myth, Fresno

    Thank You For Helping To Break The Myth, Fresno

    Wow, I’ve been getting an incredible amount of feedback from the information shared to help break the myth about suicide and Autistics, also our homelessness crisis. I just want to say thank you to all of you who took the time to read and are now helping to break the myth here in the Fresno-area […]

  • New trial ordered for NY millionaire in autistic son’s death

    New trial ordered for NY millionaire in autistic son’s death

    A federal judge on Friday ordered a new trial for a self-made health care millionaire who was convicted six years ago of fatally drugging her eight-year-old developmentally disabled child in a luxury New York City hotel room in 2010 NEW YORK — A federal judge has ordered a new trial for a self-made health care […]