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Problems with Adam’s FMT Study | FierceAutie.com

The FMT results sound promising for a martyr or warrior parent but the study was not nonbiased. There are connections between Adams and Jeff Bradstreet, the anti-vaxxer movement, the abandoned chelation therapy study, Generation Rescue, Autism Research Institute and Autism One Source: https://www.fierceautie.com/2020/01/adams-fmt-study-was-biased.html

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Victor Olivares, Board President: What Are You Doing To Bring Hope Back To NAMI Fresno?

Facebook Post | Thursday 12: 17 pm Just some thoughts from last night’s NAMI Fresno membership meeting. … still processing it all and mulling over the ‘wow’ … So last night I asked the board president a question … a real softball of a question too. One he could have used to his benefit even […]

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Just one supportive adult cuts the chance an LGBTQ youth will attempt suicide by 40%

A pair of reports courtesy of the Trevor Project shine a light on the importance of a supportive adult voice in the lives of LGBTQ youth: just having at least one accepting adult in their lives reduced the chance of a suicide attempt by an LGBTQ youth by 40 percent. While past studies have focused […]

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ABA is ABUSE: Immoral and unethical conversion therapy | Horry County Schools forms committees to look into ABA therapists for autistic students

Parents of children with autism in Horry County Schools have been working for a year now, pushing for more Applied Behavioral Analysis therapists. Source: Horry County Schools forms committees to look into ABA therapists for autistic students

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College professor to stand trial after autistic son drowns in pool

A father whose severely autistic 16-year-old son drowned in an icy backyard pool in March will go to trial on an involuntary manslaughter charge. Source: College professor to stand trial after autistic son drowns in pool

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CPD Sgt. Khalil Muhammad who shot unarmed Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes suspended for 6 months – Chicago Sun-Times

Sgt. Khalil Muhammad shot Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes on Aug. 13, 2017 in the 10900 block of South Hermosa, just a few hours after Hayes’ caretaker had reported him missing. Source: CPD Sgt. Khalil Muhammad who shot unarmed Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes suspended for 6 months – Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago cop suspended after unarmed, autistic teen shot

An off-duty Chicago police officer has been suspended for six months after authorities say he shot an unarmed, autistic man in 2017 on the city’s South Side Source: Chicago cop suspended after unarmed, autistic teen shot