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Peter Thiel, image taken from Facebook

PayPal founder thinks people with Asperger’s have an advantage

Fairfax, VA – Bestselling author, and founder of PayPal thinks people with Asperger’s have the right mindset to succeed in Silicon Vally. In an interview with economist Tyler Cowen at George Mason University, Peter Thiel gave his reasons why won’t hire MBA’s, and why, in his mind, people who have Aspergers are the pals that […]

From Wikipedia

Robert Kennedy apology for autism holocaust blunder remains problematic

Anti vaccination campaigner Robert Kennedy Junior has publicly apologised for comparing vaccination of children to the Holocaust in a recent autism speech. Lawyer, and nephew of assassinated president John F Kennedy is campaigning against a Californian bill which proposes compulsory vaccination of all children against common childhood illnesses such as whooping cough, chicken pox, mumps, measles and […]

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Autistic 6th Grader Assaulted by School Cop, Now He is a Convicted Felon Read

Lynchburg, VA — Nothing wreaks of the police state like police officers assaulting and arresting children at school; especially an 11-year-old boy with autism. Meet Kayleb Moon-Robinson, a 6th grader at Linkhorne Middle School, whose life has been forever changed thanks to the American police state. Kayleb’s problems began one day as a teacher was […]

Parent’s Corner

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I will be his co-pilot

Last week I began designing an 8th grade recognition ad for Hunter’s school yearbook. I wanted to put a baby picture of him in it, so I began searching through tons of old photos. I found my favorite picture of this sweet boy at the age of 18 months with bright eyes and a glowing […]

Exploring Autism

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Autism and Tactile ‘White Noise.’ Uncomfortable Feelings?

Does your child scratch himself frantically at times? Or suddenly seem to get the shivers? Or perhaps have an unexpected outburst of hitting or slapping himself? In The Ultimate Stranger in the 1970s the late Dr Delacato described tactile ‘white noise.’ These were children whose skin itched for no apparent reason or suddenly had an […]

Insights into Autism with Paddy-Joe Moran

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Autism and Relationships – Part 2 – dating neuro-typical people

Note: there is an assumption when writing these articles that the individuals dating, or in a relationship are of equal capacity, and no one is being taken advantage of, or being exploited. This article deals with the pros and cons of autistic people dating neuro-typical people, however it is worth pointing out why it was […]

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