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‘Contagion’ Writer Says the World Needs a Film About Anti-Vax Doctor Amid Pandemic | Hollywood Reporter

Andrew Wakefield was disgraced after falsely linking the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism: “If we do have a [COVID-19] vaccine and people don’t take it because they’ve been corrupted, … a lot of people are going to get hurt,” says Scott Z. Burns. Despite chilling similarities between Steven Soderbergh’s 2011 thriller Contagion and the […]

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Nyle DiMarco, Concordia Studio Partner for Real Life Drama ‘Deaf President Now!’ | Hollywood Reporter

The project is set at Gallaudet University, the nation’s premier institution of higher education for deaf and hard of hearing students. Concordia Studio is backing a real-life drama set at Gallaudet University, the nation’s premier institution of higher education for deaf and hard of hearing students, with help from Nyle DiMarco. The deaf actor and activist will work […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa February 24, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 24, 2010, 8:30 PM Google News Alert for: autism Google guilty of privacy crime in web test caseIndependentThe complaint was brought by the boy’s father with an Italian advocacy group for people with Down’s syndrome, Vivi Down, although the boy had autism, …See all stories on this […]

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Kino Lorber Picks Up Documentary ‘The Reason I Jump’ (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

Jerry Rothwell’s acclaimed film exploring non-speaking autism has also been picked up for territories including Japan, Germany and France. Source: Kino Lorber Picks Up Documentary ‘The Reason I Jump’ (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa August 15, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comAug 15, 2008, 11:08 AM Google News Alert for: autism Haugland autism center opens three new Ohio facilitiesDelaware News – Delaware,OH,USAThe staff of Haugland Learning Center create their own curriculum to work with children with autism. By ANGELA MYERS With an existing need for …See all stories on […]