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Daily update ⋅ February 16, 2018


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A mom in Indiana turned to a controversial “treatment” for her daughter’s autism — feeding her bleach
The Denver Post
A father in Indianapolis last week accused his wife of feeding their child bleach to help cure her autism – something his wife had read about in a Facebook group. Police arrested the 28-year-old mother on Saturday after she allegedly put drops of hydrochloric acid and water-purifying solution in her …
Mom accused of feeding child bleach to cure autism – New York Post
A mom turned to a controversial ‘treatment’ for her daughter’s autism – feeding her bleach – Duluth News Tribune
Girl with autism taken from home after father catches mother feeding her bleach – MLive.com
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Warning: This is quackery. “Natural” and other products and pseudoscience practices promoted for ‘healing, recovery, cure’ have harmed and even killed Autistics worldwide.

Now these extremist fringe groups have expanded to gaslight the public on COVID-19 ‘cures, healing, recovery” and many other arenas.

The Autistic Community is very familiar with quack cults like this … we’ve been battling the same group who has had many identifying names like: Mercury Mob/Mafia, Antivaxxers, BleachCult, and many more. These folks and organizations also battle Autistics over our civil and human rights. The names change, but the people, for the most part, remain the same.

Fact: Autistics are not vaccine-injured and Vaccines do not cause autism.

PSA: Don’t Drink Bleach.


$8 million grant on hold amid investigation into autism therapy provider
Crain’s Detroit Business
An $8 million state grant awarded to a Michigan autism therapy provider is on hold amid an investigation by the state attorney general’s office into alleged Medicaid fraud. Jeff Mason, CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corp., told the Detroit Free Press that the Michigan Strategic Fund board …

John Burke students touched by autism support project
The Southern Gazette
Student Joy Price presents a cheque for $1,300 to Liza Hodder, president of the Burin Peninsula Autism Support Group. Students and support group members and children taking part in the presentation were (back, from left): Whitney Cuza, Joy Price, Kelly Baker, Damian Stacey, Liza Hodder, Noah …

Polar Bear Run/Walk for Autism steps off in Sea Isle
Shore News Today
More than 3,000 people are expected to participate in the 10th annual Mike’s Seafood Polar Bear Run/Walk for Autism Sunday, Feb. 18 in Sea Isle City. The 5K run and 1-mile walk begin at noon from JFK Boulevard and the Promenade. Proceeds benefit Autism Speaks, special services schools, autism …

Better tools needed to diagnose depression in people with autism
Medical Xpress
Researchers from the University of Nottingham’s School of Psychology undertook a systematic review of data on assessment tools for diagnosing adults with autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) with depression. The research published in Autism Research shows that there are no validated tools to …

Romanian PM apologizes for autism comment
POLITICO.eu
Romania’s new Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă apologized Friday for labeling some Romanian members of the European Parliament as “autistic.” Dăncilă “apologizes publicly for the statement made during a televised broadcast and states that [she did not] want to offend people with autism spectrum …

Autism therapy provider’s $8 million state grant on hold amid investigation
Detroit Free Press
An $8-million state grant awarded to Michigan’s largest autism therapy provider is now on hold amid an Attorney General’s investigation into the company. Centria Healthcare of Novi was awarded the grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF), an economic development arm of the state, but has not …

Ascendigo Autism Services connects its clients to their communities
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The “guys,” as everyone seemingly refers to them, are part of Carbondale-based Ascendigo Autism Services’ Life Enrichment Program, a residential program that strives to improve basic life skills — social, vocational, daily living and athletic skills — for adults with autism. It is just one program Ascendigo …

GA dad pushes for medical marijuana for son with autism
WALB-TV
Dale Jackson said his son can legally use cannabis oil to help with his autism, but there isn’t a dispensary he can buy it from. A law made Georgia one of three states to list autism as a valid medical condition to use medical marijuana. Another law approved the actual use of medical marijuana by those …

New software mines data for autism risk genes
Spectrum
An algorithm combs through genetic data to identify variants involved in autism and four other brain conditions. The method expands on an older approach called transmission and de novo association (TADA), which combines information about inherited and spontaneous mutations to identify risk genes.

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Mom accused of feeding daughter bleach to cure her autism
MSN.com
A mother is being accused by her husband of feeding their daughter a mixture of water and bleach to help cure autism.

Warning: This is quackery. “Natural” and other products and pseudoscience practices promoted for ‘healing, recovery, cure’ have harmed and even killed Autistics worldwide.

Now these extremist fringe groups have expanded to gaslight the public on COVID-19 ‘cures, healing, recovery” and many other arenas.

The Autistic Community is very familiar with quack cults like this … we’ve been battling the same group who has had many identifying names like: Mercury Mob/Mafia, Antivaxxers, BleachCult, and many more. These folks and organizations also battle Autistics over our civil and human rights. The names change, but the people, for the most part, remain the same.

Fact: Autistics are not vaccine-injured and Vaccines do not cause autism.

PSA: Don’t Drink Bleach.


Invited Commentary: Male Reproductive System Congenital Malformations and the Risk of Autism …
Oxford Academic – Oxford University Press
Abstract. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a prevalent developmental disorder. Studies indicate that while ASD etiology has a genetic component, the risk is p.

Autism
United States Department of Labor
Autism. Autism is a neurological developmental disability with an estimated prevalence of one to two percent of the American and worldwide population. The diversity of the disability means that each person’s individual experience of autism and needs for supports and services can vary widely. For this …

Clinical Instructor – Autism Specialist
Inside Higher Ed Careers
Position Summary: The TEACCH Autism Program at the University of North Carolina has an opening for a full-time Autism Specialist. The position will be based at our TEACCH Center in Charlotte. The Autism Specialist will hold a position as Clinical Instructor (fixed-term faculty), in the Department of …

Epidemiological Study of Autism Subgroups Using Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklist
bioRxiv
bioRxiv – the preprint server for biology, operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a research and educational institution.

Better tools needed to diagnose depression in people with autism
University of Nottingham
Autistic adults are not being effectively diagnosed with depression due to a lack of asessment tools, a new study has found.

Neuropathological observations in a case of autism presenting with self-injury behavior
Springer Link
Summary. We report the neuropathological evaluation of a 24-year-old autistic woman suffering from a residual state of infantile autism and presenting with self-injury behavior since childhood. Her behavior included head- banging, eye-gouging and self-biting. All intended ther- apeutic measures …


Parents are still feeding their children bleach to “cure” their autism
Respectful Insolence
Nearly six years ago, I learned of parents who treated their children’s autism by feeding them “Miracle Mineral Solution,” which turns out to be a strong bleach. I had thought this cult of bleach had gone away. I was wrong. Incredibly, parents are still giving their children bleach enemas.

Warning: This is quackery. “Natural” and other products and pseudoscience practices promoted for ‘healing, recovery, cure’ have harmed and even killed Autistics worldwide.

Now these extremist fringe groups have expanded to gaslight the public on COVID-19 ‘cures, healing, recovery” and many other arenas.

The Autistic Community is very familiar with quack cults like this … we’ve been battling the same group who has had many identifying names like: Mercury Mob/Mafia, Antivaxxers, BleachCult, and many more. These folks and organizations also battle Autistics over our civil and human rights. The names change, but the people, for the most part, remain the same.

Fact: Autistics are not vaccine-injured and Vaccines do not cause autism.

PSA: Don’t Drink Bleach.


Teaching More Advanced Students on the Autism Spectrum
IU Blogs – Indiana University
The Indiana Resource Center for Autism has recently published a new article that helps guide teachers who have more advanced students with autism in their classroom. The article offers 21 tips and suggestions often with the reasoning behind them. To read the entire article, please visit: …

AUTISM – TEACHER OF STUDENTS W/ AUTISM
TopSchoolJobs
JOB STATUS: OPEN POSITION TITLE: AUTISM – TEACHER OF STUDENTS W/ AUTISM – 195 DAY EFFECTIVE: SY 2017-18. POSTING DATE: 02/15/2018. CLOSE DATE: (Close Time 4:30 PM) 06/01/2018. LOCATION: Belmont ES VACANCY NUMBER: 00026860. REPORTS TO: Principal


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