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Coronavirus Ireland: Being stuck at home is extra stressful for autistic people says Adam Harris CEO of AsIAm – Irish Mirror Online

The Covid-19 crisis has brought uncertainty into all our lives, with our day-to-day routine severely disrupted. The autistic community, however, is particularly vulnerable to the huge change, as the loss of structure from their lives can be a source of enormous anxiety and distress. Adam Harris, founder and CEO of AsIAm, has revealed the issues […]

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Autism Speaks : The Time Is Now To Help Clean Up Your Mess | Eve Reiland

Autism Speaks help clean up your mess! The time is now to demand that Autism Speaks show repentance and pay reparations for the outbreaks and deaths from formerly eradicated diseases such as measles, pertussis, mumps and polio. Autism Speaks: It’s also time roll up your sleeves, pony up the funding and help Autistic activists put […]

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Autism activist reveals relief after taking on the Church of Scientology and winning

A BRAVE activist told of her relief last night after taking on the so-called Church of Scientology — exclaiming: “I won.” But autism rights campaigner Fiona O’Leary, 48, is still living in fear after an employee of the controversial ‘religion’, Nathan Moore, 22, was convicted of abusive and threatening behaviour towards the mum. Source: Autism […]

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‘I’m going to bash the autism out of your kids’ – Mother ‘living in fear’ after threatening call – Independent.ie

A mother-of-five has complained to gardaí after a man threatened her over the phone, saying “you and your autistic kids will get their heads bashed in… I’m going to bash the autism out of them.” The intimidating phone-call was made to Fiona O’Leary, an autism rights campaigner, last month. … Source: ‘I’m going to bash […]

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Your Community, Your West Cork, Your Southern Star – Campaigner O’Leary ‘shocked’ at threat of legal action from California film firm | Circa 2016

Dunmanway-based autism rights campaigner has said she is ‘in shock’ at having been threatened with legal action by a film studio in California. Source: Your Community, Your West Cork, Your Southern Star – Campaigner O’Leary ‘shocked’ at threat of legal action from California film firm

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US film studio threatens to sue Cork autism-rights advocate

A US film studio has threatened to sue an Irish autism-rights advocate if she continues to speak out against its controversial anti-vaccine documentary, Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe. Source: US film studio threatens to sue Cork autism-rights advocate

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Makers of ‘Vaxxed’ Threaten Lawsuit Over Valid Criticism

The makers of ‘Vaxxed’ have sent a letter to a critic of their film threatening a lawsuit if she so much as mentions the film to anyone. Source: Makers of ‘Vaxxed’ Threaten Lawsuit Over Valid Criticism