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Opinion : The awful truth about trolling in the autism community
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Opinion : The awful truth about trolling in the autism community

You may or may not have noticed, that my opinion writing has become less and less in the past few months. Whilst being unsure that this is the right platform to make a personal self-disclosing post I feel strongly that the content of this post will be relateab...
Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?
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Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?

The big news last Thursday was the statement release in response to the measles outbreak in the US by Rob Ring, chief science officer of Autism Speaks, which finally stated that vaccines do not cause autism, and parents should vaccinate. "Over the last two de...
Autism community reaction to Liz Feld stepping down from her post as President of Autism Speaks
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Autism community reaction to Liz Feld stepping down from her post as President of Autism Speaks

Monday it was announced that Liz Feld, President of Autism Speaks is to step down from her role. Interestingly enough, no official press release has been issued by Autism Speaks, but Disability Scoop ran the story which can be read here. Nor has Feld made ...
Stop blaming Asperger’s Syndrome for Elliot Rodger’s Rampage – Opinion
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Stop blaming Asperger’s Syndrome for Elliot Rodger’s Rampage – Opinion

A troubled young man who shot six U.C. Santa Barbara students and injured 13 bystanders shortly before killing himself has once again been highlighted in a  negative media light because he allegdly had Asperger's Syndrome. Elliot Rodger was 22, and filled h...
Disabled man with autism banned from Trafford Centre Legoland
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Disabled man with autism banned from Trafford Centre Legoland

Manchester, Uk -  This past weekend, the press has been dominated by the story of a 40-year-old man, Simon Thomason, who was informed that his yearly pass to gain entry into the Trafford Centre Legoland, will not be renewed. Mr Thomason has autism, cerebra...
Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism
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Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism

A cryptocurrency millionaire from NYC, according to sources close to this man, Igor Berezner, who is a Hunter College Psychology Graduate, decided to donate the private key to his Ripple wallet that is believed to be worth over $400K. Berezner mailed the “pap...