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THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: When Adaptation Looks Like Laziness

Emily Paige Balloutwitter.com/epballou   Many times growing up, I found myself being called lazy for doing things a way that made sense to me.   Of course I had no idea I was autistic for much of my childhood, and it was even longer before I first heard that executive functioning difficulties may be an […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 24, 2014

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMay 24, 2014, 12:02 PM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ May 24, 2014 NEWSThe Northern EchoAutism campaigner hits out at ‘anti-autism’ article in national pressThe Northern EchoA TEESSIDE mother who became a national figure for her work campaigning for autism has hit out at a series of negative articles about […]

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THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: Parents: Don’t Hide Your Children’s Autism Diagnoses From Them | TPGA | Circa February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 Reid Knight Dear Parent who is considering not telling your child about their autism: Like many autistics, I found out about my autism through Google. Unlike many autistics, Googling didn’t lead me to a self-diagnosis of autism (though I view self-diagnosis as just as valid as a professional diagnosis). My parents only […]

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“Everyone Can Do Something to Stop Autism Pseudoscience”: Interview with Melissa Eaton – Noncompliant – the podcast

In this podcast, I interviewed Melissa Eaton, one of the first (and most effective) campaigners against autism pseudoscience. We talked about phony autism cures and what we can all do to stop the people selling them.Listen to the podcast right here by clicking the audio link below. Bio: Melissa Eaton, a parent of an autistic child, […]

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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa Jan 17, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJan 17, 2011, 8:30 PM News 10 new results for autism 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 […]