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Google Alert – autism | Circa Jan 17, 2011

British Researcher Wakefield Defends Link Between Vaccine and AutismABC NewsEvidence Wakefield published in 1998 gave birth to the belief of a connection between vaccines and autism, which ignited a nationwide public health scare …See all stories on this topic » Floridians’ autism fears immune to lack of proofPalm Beach PostBy Stacey Singer The controversial study linking autism, bowel disease and the […]

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Bernard Rimland | Circa 1928 – 2006

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to search Bernard Rimland Bernard Rimland (second from right) in front of the Autism Research Institute (ARI) Born November 15, 1928Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Died November 21, 2006 (aged 78)San Diego, California, U.S. Residence USA Citizenship American Alma mater San Diego State University (Bachelor’s)Pennsylvania State University (PhD) Known for Autism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedicaltreatment. Scientific career Fields Psychology Institutions […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Dec 1, 2010

Wed, Dec 1, 2010, 8:29 PM | Google Alert – autism News10 new results for autism Explaining autismThe EconomistAUTISM is a puzzling phenomenon. In its pure form it is an inability to understand the emotional responses of others that is seen in people of otherwise …See all stories on this topic » Autism workshop to focus on awarenessTimes of IndiaPUNE: A […]

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Bruno Bettelheim – Wikipedia | 1903 – 1990

Bruno Bettelheim (August 28, 1903 – March 13, 1990) was an early writer on autism who was also a refugee from Nazi Europe who used fraudulent credentials to obtain an academic position. After his death, he was exposed for plagiarism, false credentials, and abusive treatment of students.[2][3][4][5] Bettelheim was born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, and following the Nazi Anschluss (annexation) of Austria in March 1938, […]