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“Why” Is a Question of Ethics: On Koehler Books’ Defense of Autism Uncensored – Verity Reynolds | #boycottkoehlerbooks

[TWs at links for distressing descriptions of behavior toward an autistic child and/or for distressing behavior/language aimed at specific book reviewers.] According to its publisher, Whitney Ellen… Source: “Why” Is a Question of Ethics: On Koehler Books’ Defense of Autism Uncensored – Verity Reynolds

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The neurodiversity movement: Autism is a minority group. NeuroTribes excerpt.

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How much has #television contributed to the #Autism panic? – Aspie Under Your Radar

I’ve been thinking a lot, lately, about how … abruptly Autism has seemed to have emerged on the public scene. So many people getting diagnosed, supposedly in “epidemic” prop… Source: How much has #television contributed to the #Autism panic? – Aspie Under Your Radar

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GAPS Diet – Science-Based Medicine

A correspondent asked me to look into the GAPS diet.  I did. I was sorry: it was a painful experience. What a mishmash of half-truths, pseudoscience, imagination, and untested claims! GAPS stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. It is the invention of Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride. According to her, a wide variety of health problems can be […]

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#AutisticMomsRise Activist, Emma Dalmayne, Takes on The Haterade To Stop Autistic Child Abuse | Screens |#AutisticsRise

Transcriptions will be in process later today. If you’d like to help out — be so appreciated. Type and drop text in the comments below and I can pop them in. ❤ ❤ ❤ Have a lot of these incoming from Autistic Activists around the world. If you have screens you want to share email: internationalbadassactivists@gmail.com    

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Autistic Haterade, just huh? Mark Hedges IV (claims recovered autistic #false) & Friends Talk Dangerous “Cures”|Screens from The Autistic Revolution | #AutisticMomsRise

Transcriptions will be in process later today. If you’d like to help out — be so appreciated. Type and drop text in the comments below and I can pop them in. ❤ ❤ ❤ Have a lot of these incoming from Autistic Activists around the world. If you have screens you want to share email: internationalbadassactivists@gmail.com

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The Autistic Community does not support Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) – ABA Controversy Autism Discussion

Listen to autistic adults: evidence that the autistic community does not like Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) It is a sad state of affairs that there was even a need in 2017 to publish research ev… Source: The Autistic Community does not support Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) – ABA Controversy Autism Discussion