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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa January 26, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comWed, Jan 26, 2011, 8:41 PM News 9 new results for autism ‘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 […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa February 25, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comFeb 25, 2009, 12:10 AM Google News Alert for: autism Insurance coverage for autism treatments soughtLos Angeles Times – CA,USABy Lisa Girion Patient advocates called on state regulators Tuesday to force health insurers to cover certain autism treatments. Consumer Watchdog in Santa …See all stories on this topic […]

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Blame and magical thinking: The consequences of the autism “biomed” movement – Science-Based Medicine | Circa February 25, 2013

David Gorski on February 25, 2013 That the myth that vaccines cause autism is indeed nothing more than a myth, a phantom, a delusion unsupported by science is no longer in doubt. In fact, it’s been many years now since it was last taken seriously by real scientists and physicians, as opposed to crank scientists and physicians, […]

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on Vaccines – VAXOPEDIA | Circa October 7, 2016

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. often talks about vaccines and autism and mercury, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that people call him an anti-vaxxer. By Vincent Iannelli, MD / October 7, 2016 / celebrities, vaccine myths Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is the son of the late Robert Kennedy – President John F. Kennedy brother. Some people will remember that President John […]

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J.B. Handley’s unthinking person’s guide to the COVID-19 pandemic – Science-Based Medicine

J.B. Handley was the founder of the antivaccine group Generation Rescue. Unfortunately, in the era of COVID-19 he’s started peddling pseudoscience related to the pandemic. Some things never change.   One of the more bizarre things that have happened related to the COVID-19 pandemic is the way that antivaccine activists have formed an unholy alliance with COVID-19 […]

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Autism extremists | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa December 28, 2006

There is a lot wrong with the UK in terms of provision for autistic people and education about what autism is to the mainstream. One of the things that isn’t quite right is the National Autistic Society. It’s numerous flaws include a lack of autistic people at policy making level. But you know what? It knows […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa November 7, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comSat, Nov 7, 2009, 8:29 PM Google News Alert for: autism Finding his voice through art: Teacher helped Garrett student with autism …TMCnetTrent has autism, and he has difficulty expressing himself through reading and writing. Through art, however, he communicates his feelings, needs and goals. …See all stories […]