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Autism Act Clears Senate – Disability Scoop

A bill that includes more than $1.8 billion for federal efforts to address the needs of people with autism is headed to President Donald Trump. Source: Autism Act Clears Senate – Disability Scoop

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Groups Outraged Over Video Released By Autism Speaks (Circa 2009) – Disability Scoop

Advocacy groups are calling on Autism Speaks’ benefactors to end their support for the organization in response to a video critics say depicts people with autism as less than human. Source: Groups Outraged Over Video Released By Autism Speaks – Disability Scoop

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Why An Autism Group Is Breaking Up With ‘Sesame Street’ – Disability Scoop

PSAs featuring Julia from “Sesame Street” that encourage early autism screening seem innocent enough, but a self-advocacy group says the ads lead unsuspecting parents to harmful information. Source: Why An Autism Group Is Breaking Up With ‘Sesame Street’ – Disability Scoop

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Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links – Wikipedia

Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < Talk:Autism Speaks Jump to navigationJump to search This is a collection of links discussing various controversies involving Autism Speaks. While most of them are not WP:RS in themselves, they may be useful to identify topics to discuss, and/or point to RS’s that can be included in the article. Further […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Jan 26, 2011

‘We don’t have to lock people in rooms’Cape Breton PostThat’s the assessment of Michelle Gardiner, president of the Autism Society of Cape Breton and mother of an autistic son, about the 20-year-old who was …See all stories on this topic » Tacloban has 101 persons with autism– DSWD-8 studyPhilippine Information Agency27 (PIA) – There are some 101 persons with autism, […]

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Google Alert – asperger’s | Circa Jun 12, 2012

Tue, Jun 12, 2012, 2:54 AM | Google Alert – asperger’s News7 new results for asperger’s Norway trial: Debate rages over Breivik’s sanityNew Zealand HeraldLast week, a prominent court-appointed psychiatrist suggested Breivik has Asperger’ssyndrome, a social interactions disorder that that does not affect intellectual functions, along with Tourette’s syndrome. On Monday, one of Norway’s leading …See all stories on […]