Autism Society of America: Pseudoscience, Quackery And Autistic Conversion Therapy Origins #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dr. Bernard Rimland (bearded) in front of the Autism Research Institute. With him are his wife (on the left) Dr. Robert Sands and Kerri Rivera on the right. Photograph taken by Matt Kabler of the Autism Research Institute and released into the public domain with his permission. | 10 June 2006 (original upload date) https://youtu.be/Z7bO23JGOJ0 Autism …

Parent-Founded Autism Organizations & Non-Autistic Led Autism Organizations | #NotAnAutisticAlly

AutismOne Founded by parents of an Autistic, Ed Arranga and Terri Arranga in 2002. Also affiliated: RFK Jr., Kerri Rivera, Andrew Wakefield, Del Big Tree, Polly Tommey, Jim Humble, Jenny McCarthy Autism Science Foundation Founded by parents of an Autistic, Alison Singer and Karen Margulis London in 2009. Also affiliated: Alycia Halladay, Paul Offit Autism …

There was a big legislative battle here in California last year, where the hell were you faux autism advocates? | LBRB | Circa October 26, 2016

By Matt Carey This past year we have been fighting a big battle here in California.  We were fighting to restore some of the services funding we’ve lost over the preceding years.  We were trying to get a 10% increase in services funding, which wouldn’t make up for what we’ve lost over the years, but …

Anti-vaxxers start “End Autism Now” campaign. It doesn’t go well. – False Prophets | Circa August 21, 2018

“Advocating to end autism doesn’t make someone a warrior, it makes them a bigot.”                                                                     – Autism warrior mom Mandy Farmer To say the …

Has Generation Rescue disbanded? | Left Brain Right Brain

It looks like Genertion Rescue has shut it’s doors. If so, make no mistake, this is a very good thing for autistic people and the autism communities. Their website down. GenerationRescue.org. Follow the link. Or, take this screenshot: Websites go down. But the GR website has been down for at least a week. And they haven’t …

An Autistic Perspective of Anti-Vaxxers, Miracle Mineral Solution and Other Quackery | Eve Reiland

Across America parents are feeding their children bleach as a cure for autism. This is a deadly phenomenon and one that Autistic activists and allies have been battling worldwide for years.  Yes, administering industrial-strength bleach as a drug, marketed as Miracle Mineral Solution, is absurd, toxic and has harmed and killed people around the world.  …

George Boardman: Nevada City’s mayor a clear and present danger to businesses | TheUnion.com

  At a time when COVID-19 cases are surging in California and places like Nevada City are trying to reassure the public it is safe to patronize local merchants, you would expect public officials to encourage responsible behavior by the public. Then there are the likes of soon-to-be ex-Mayor Reinette Senum, who used her Facebook …