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David Noakes and the GcMAF controversy – Exclusive (Part 2)
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David Noakes and the GcMAF controversy – Exclusive (Part 2)

After speaking with Doug Jewell, this reporter was keen to dig further into the people who are selling GcMAF and alleging it can cure/purge autism. I had seen David Noakes previously on The  BBC One Show in May and have shared my opinion on his Immune Biot...
Science debunks fad autism theories, but that doesn’t dissuade believers
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Science debunks fad autism theories, but that doesn’t dissuade believers

According to a 2014 National Consumers League poll, 29% of American adults believe that childhood vaccinations can trigger autism. To many, these views are difficult to comprehend. After all, multiple controlled studies conducted on huge international samples ...
The new refrigerator mothers of autism – GcMAF Part 3
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The new refrigerator mothers of autism – GcMAF Part 3

This is the third and final in a series regarding two leading proponents of GcMAF - David Noakes and Doug Jewell. In these articles we had direct quotes from Jewell and Noakes as well as some counter arguments from mothers who are autism advocates.  Subsequent...
Science that could improve the lives of people with autism is being ignored
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Science that could improve the lives of people with autism is being ignored

The economic costs associated with autism spectrum disorder run at £32 billion per year in the UK, more than heart disease, stroke and cancer combined. For children with autism this includes special education services and the costs of their parents not working...
Watch your language when talking about autism
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Watch your language when talking about autism

Words matter. The way we use them to communicate with or about others can have a huge impact on people’s lives. This is especially the case when it comes to disability. Handicapped. Retarded. Mad. Activists have campaigned hard to eradicate such terms, which...
The Punishment Gap: Schools Discipline Special Ed Students at Higher Rates
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The Punishment Gap: Schools Discipline Special Ed Students at Higher Rates

By Nate Robson First appeared in Oklahoma Watch here. Reprinted with Permission. In Jenks Public Schools, campus police physically restrained and handcuffed a second-grade special education student. His crime? He ran to the playground to escape a noisy c...