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Chelation – heavy metal poisoning treatment is not a therapy for autism – w/video
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Chelation – heavy metal poisoning treatment is not a therapy for autism – w/video

Parents who have been told their child has autism or have a suspicion of it hit Google. It's the first thing they do. They think quite reasonably 'what can I do to help my child?'. First things to come up are  Autism Speaks, DAN ( Defeat Autism Now) and therap...
When caregivers fail  – what happens to autism acceptance?
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When caregivers fail – what happens to autism acceptance?

What happens when caregivers of autistic individuals fail to do their jobs? Last week I read the incredibly disturbing story about the young autistic man who attacked a baby while out walking with two 'carers.' The Daily Mail reports that the young man involve...
Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin
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Autism Awareness Month – Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin

Autism Awareness month is coming and yet the media only seems to know about one autism organization and one successful autistic adult. They don't seem to realize that: Autism is More than Autism Speaks and Temple Grandin During the month many national news...
Neurodiversity: Would I pursue a “Cure” if there were one?
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Neurodiversity: Would I pursue a “Cure” if there were one?

It's funny how proponents of "neurodiversity" seem to tolerate next to zero diversity in terms of any autistic person disagreeing with them.   Kind of like every other proponent of any other kind of "diversity" that screams for "tolerance" at the top of their ...
UPDATE: Handcuffing of children with autism by police is never appropriate
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UPDATE: Handcuffing of children with autism by police is never appropriate

Ottawa, Canada - No parent wants to receive that dreaded phone call from school advising them to come immediately because something has happened with their child. As a parent of a teenager with classic autism, I can tell you first hand that my heart skips a...