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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | March 27, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ March 27, 2016 NEWS  NPRWhen An Autism Diagnosis Comes In AdulthoodNPREarlier this year Weekend Edition profiled three families and their experiences after a child was diagnosed with autism. At the time, we also asked …‘The Un-Prescription for Autism‘: Not the Voodoo I Expected – GeekDad (blog)Autism: Top 7 Most Common Misconceptions – PPcorn (blog)Full Coverage Flag as irrelevant  Arizona Daily StarPrograms help prevent drownings […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 9, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ June 9, 2016 NEWS  MedscapeFolic Acid Linked to Less Autism in Kids of Women With EpilepsyMedscapePrevious research showed that exposure in utero to AEDs increases the risk for autism spectrum disorder in offspring, said Dr Bjørk. In 2014, another …Flag as irrelevant  kfor.comDead Center Film Selection Made by Students from AutismOklahomakfor.comBut this collection of film makers is made unique because […]

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Movie Review: Vaxxed | LBRB | Circa April 2, 2016

By Matt Carey Andrew Wakefield’s film, VAXXED, opened today in a theater in New York. Mr. Wakefield somehow convinced Robert De Niro to break the rules of the Tribeca Film Festival and personally insert the film into the lineup of TFF. When this was discovered, Mr. De Niro first defended his decision and, after getting […]

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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 […]

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Del Bigtree, just admit your mistake and apologize. | LBRB | Circa July 20, 2016

By Matt Carey I recently wrote about an incredibly irresponsible statement made by a Mr. Del Bigtree (Del Bigtree crosses the line: tells Vaxxed audience “Now’s the time” for guns.) The problematic statement I focused upon was: “Anyone who believes in the right to bear arms. To stand up against your government. I don’t know […]

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Del Bigtree crosses the line: tells Vaxxed audience “Now’s the time for guns.” | LBRB | Circa July 19, 2016

By Matt Carey Del Bigtree helped Andrew Wakefield produce a faux documentary called Vaxxed. Vaxxed has been discussed here and elsewhere a great deal, but here is a review from Science Based Medicine if you are looking for more details (Andrew Wakefield’s VAXXED: Antivaccine propaganda at its most pernicious). The team that made Vaxxed has […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 13, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ May 13, 2016 NEWS  CBS NewsWhy Fears Over Folic Acid and Autism Need to be Properly UnderstoodTIMEExperts are questioning a study that suggests a link between high levels of folic acid in pregnant women and a greater risk for children with autism.Despite autism fears, here’s why pregnant women should keep taking their prenatal vitamins – Los Angeles TimesHere’s why that study […]