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How Maine Fought the Anti-Vaxxer Movement (And Won) | Fatherly

Why Maine’s triumph over the anti-vaxx movement is so comforting. Source: How Maine Fought the Anti-Vaxxer Movement (And Won) | Fatherly

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Quack Myth Exposed: Vaccines are Unsafe and Unnecessary | Fierce Autie

There has been a lot of talk about people believing that vaccines are not safe or necessary. There is also a belief that vaccines cause autism.  This could not be further from the truth. The United States’ Center for Disease Control has a long-running vaccine safety program and closely monitors the safety of vaccines. Part […]

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Autism Speaks founder Bob Wright’s opinion is more important than science | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa 2015

Last year the Chief Science Officer of Autism Speaks made a simple and clear statement “Over the last two decades, extensive research has asked whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism.  The results of this research are clear: Vaccines do not cause autism.  We urge that all children be fully vaccinated.” It […]

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Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism Concerns | Vaccine Safety | CDC

Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that is caused by differences in how the brain functions. People with ASD may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in different ways. Recent estimates from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network found that about 1 in 59 children have been identified with ASD in […]

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Open Letter To ABC30 | Report On Real Autistic Community Issues & Stop Promoting Quackery As Treatment | Eve Reiland

We’ve got an issue here in Fresno, California with quackery posing as real healthcare for Autistic and other vulnerable people. Last year, a news piece about new alternative therapy for Autistic children was aired on ABC30. The piece introduced a four-year-old Autistic boy and his mom, presumably non-Autistic, and then it went on to describe […]

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Wakefield Gets Message From Autistic Community In Paris | Louis Brunel, Crimson Âû

This event took place in Paris, France June 13, 2019. Autistic activist Louis Brunel attended the Antivaxxer event with Andrew Wakefield, and delivered a message from the Autistic community. One of the most badass moments of 2019. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crimson8/

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Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Weekly w/Eve Reiland

Welcome to Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Weekly | Episode 1 In this week’s presentation includes activity by Autistic Activists in London during the Vaxxed 2 premiere, an ASL lesson on name signs, latest in divergent news, Autistic history and more. Autistically, Eve Reiland Intro Divergent News – Autism One | A Brief Introduction – Petition | […]