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Jim Carrey offends with images of distressed children on anti vax tweets
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Jim Carrey offends with images of distressed children on anti vax tweets

This week the news and social media networks have been busy discussing and condemning Jim Carrey on his outspoken views regarding vaccination and autism. Mr Carrey tweeted: “California Gov says yes to poisoning more children with mercury and aluminum i...
Parents New to Autism: Don’t Fall for Pseudoscience like DAN! or MAPS
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Parents New to Autism: Don’t Fall for Pseudoscience like DAN! or MAPS

This is an edited-for-privacy version of an article Shannon  Des Roches Rosa posted on an autism parenting board, in response to a parent asking for advice about DAN! doctors. One of the loveliest features of this group is the opportunity for parents who ar...
Autism and Wandering: How Applied Behaviour Analysis can Help Keep Kids Safe
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Autism and Wandering: How Applied Behaviour Analysis can Help Keep Kids Safe

In October 2013, a 14-year-old boy by the name of Avonte Oquendo wandered away from his class and out of his school. The security cameras outside of his school captured him darting across the street until he was no longer visible. This is the last footage ever...