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Denis Leary Takes Aim At Autistic Children In New Book | Access Online | Circa October 15, 2008

  October 15, 2008 Denis Leary has come under fire for comments he made in his new book, suggesting autism is nothing more than a parental excuse. The New York Post published an excerpt from Leary’s new book, “Why We Suck: A Feel-Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid,” in which the comedian takes […]

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Denis Leary Explains His Autism-Slamming Remarks | HuffPost | Circa November 16, 2008

  11/16/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011 Wednesday excerpts of Denis Leary’s book were published in which the comedian mocks the diagnosis of autism. “There is a huge boom in autism right now because inattentive mothers and competitive dads want an explanation for why their dumb-ass kids can’t compete academically.” Since the release he has […]

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Denis Leary Slams Autism As A Joke | HuffPost | Circa November 15, 2008

DENIS Leary should brace himself for hate mail from the parents of kids diagnosed with autism. In his new book, “Why We Suck: A Feel-Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid,” the joke-slinging “Rescue Me” star writes about the brain disorder: “There is a huge boom in autism right now because inattentive mothers […]

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Savage Stands by Autism Remarks – The New York Times | Circa July 22, 2008

Savage Stands by Autism Remarks By Jacques Steinberg July 22, 2008 Michael Savage, the incendiary radio host who last week characterized nearly every child with autism as “a brat who hasn’t been told to cut the act out,” said in a telephone interview on Monday that he stood by his remarks and had no intention of […]

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Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa May 11, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMay 11, 2009, 10:35 PM Google News Alert for: autism Fishing-show host makes birthday special for autistic boyKansas City Star – MO,USABy BRENT FRAZEE Timmy Russell, who has autism, got to celebrate his 13th birthday May 2 with TV fishing-show host Jerry Adams. OSAGE BEACH, Mo. …See all […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 6, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comWed, May 6, 2009, 6:48 AM Google News Alert for: autism Adults with autism revisitedExaminer.com – USAObviously, my prior post entitled “Where are all the adults with autism?” is not clear, and people are responding NOT to what I wrote but to the title. …See all stories on […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 4, 2009

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMon, May 4, 2009, 4:13 AM Google News Alert for: autism Autism and Seizures – Will Gene Research Save the Day?Age of Autism – Trumbull,USAThere was nothing abnormal in the results — nothing that would explain why a 16-year-old with an autism diagnosis, who had never had a […]