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I wish the worlds view of Autism would change

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Justin and I were watching a past episode of Law & Order SVU last night. It was going as pretty much every Law & Order SVU goes, although I haven’t seen an episode in years. 871 more words


Jerry Seinfeld states he may be on the Autism Spectrum

As a self-advocate with autism I was surprised by the recent news of Jerry Seinfeld saying he thinks he is on the autism spectrum. It does give hope to self-advocates to see such a successful person feeling this way. 91 more words

Autism In The News

Challenges & Blessings

Dr. Temple Grandin sits down with Nancy Asplaugh-Jackson from Autism Live to discuss children on the milder end of the autistic spectrum. Very informative and inspiring.


Autism Wandering

Have you seen the new Autism Wandering PSA yet? Watch and share to raise awareness!


Miami's Autism Card

The University of Miami Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) partnered with the Coral Gables Police Department and the Disability Independence Group (DIG) to create ID cards so people with ASD can present themselves as such when interacting with law enforcement. 127 more words


"Autism Balm"

Dr. V. Ruth Pinney has been researching and working with autistic individuals’ brain chemoreception pathways with a view to changing the reactions to the specific sensory perceptions. 200 more words


Vaccines and Autism

Senior CDC researcher Dr. William Thompson has just released a press release/statement regarding the possible link between the MMR vaccine and autism. Apparently, the vaccine research he has been involved in at the CDC since 1998 hasn’t been accurately reported.   16 more words