Anne Bordon King, Emma Dalmayne, In The Media, Melissa Eaton

Trump Suggested ‘Injecting’ Disinfectant to Cure Coronavirus? We’re Not Surprised

False “bleach cures” have been touted for autism, cancer — and now Covid-19. By Melissa Eaton, Anne Borden King, Emma Dalmayne and Amanda Seigler The authors are mothers of autistic children who have been working to prevent medical misinformation. April 26, 2020 At a news conference on Thursday, President Trump surprised nearly everyone when he suggested using powerful cleaning agents,… Continue reading Trump Suggested ‘Injecting’ Disinfectant to Cure Coronavirus? We’re Not Surprised

Anne Bordon King, Emma Dalmayne, In The Media, Melissa Eaton

Autism Policy Blog: Autism, COVID-19, and Misinformation

Sunday, April 26, 2020 Autism, COVID-19, and Misinformation In The Politics of Autism, I discuss autism quackery.  One particularly dangerous "cure" involves bleach.  Lately, the quacks hawking a bleach solution have rebranded it as a cure for coronavirus. Some autism parents are fighting back. Melissa Eaton, Anne Borden King, Emma Dalmayne and Amanda Seigler write at The New York Times: For the past five… Continue reading Autism Policy Blog: Autism, COVID-19, and Misinformation

In The Media, Melissa Eaton

A Disgraced Ex-Doctor Says He's Behind the Use of Ketamine to 'Cure' a Child with Autism

    A Disgraced Ex-Doctor Says He's Behind the Use of Ketamine to 'Cure' a Child with Autism FDA Warning Letter       Roby Mitchell claims that ketamine can cure autism symptoms—and has been boasting on social media that he's persuaded a family to try it on their six-year-old. By Anna Merlan April 9, 2020, 10:00am… Continue reading A Disgraced Ex-Doctor Says He's Behind the Use of Ketamine to 'Cure' a Child with Autism

In The Media, Melissa Eaton

Mother Treated Her Son with an Enema With Bleach. Another Woman From the Facebook Group Advised Her

Mother treated her son with an enema with bleach. Another woman from the Facebook group advised her Author: Kinga Wiecha 21.02.2020 18:46 820 When they don't work or care for their autistic children, Melissa Eaton and Amanda Seigler are "online moles." They search hundreds of groups in which they find controversial methods of treating children. Mother treated the… Continue reading Mother Treated Her Son with an Enema With Bleach. Another Woman From the Facebook Group Advised Her

Emma Dalmayne, In The Media, Melissa Eaton

We made The 12 most read features on NBC News Digital in 2019

Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism. These moms are trying to stop it. Autism has no medically known cause or cure, so parents increasingly turn to social media for answers.Doug Chayka / for NBC News “It’s like a cult,” Amanda Seigler, a mother of six in Florida, said of Facebook groups… Continue reading We made The 12 most read features on NBC News Digital in 2019

In The Media, Melissa Eaton

Shared: Parents Are Poisoning Their Kids With Bleach To 'Cure' Autism

Parents Are Poisoning Their Kids With Bleach To 'Cure' Autism Melissa Eaton, 38, and Amanda Seigler, 39, are mothers to autistic children who report groups on social media that promote "miracle cures" like the use of chlorine dioxide or urine as a means to reverse autism. They have complained to Facebook and other government agencies.… Continue reading Shared: Parents Are Poisoning Their Kids With Bleach To 'Cure' Autism

In The Media, Melissa Eaton

Online Groups Falsely Promote Bleach 'cure"

  Online groups falsely promote bleach as autism ‘cure’ (WNDU) By Ed Payne (Gray News) Published: Aug. 14, 2019 at 4:43 AM EDT             The FDA is warning consumers against drinking a chlorine dioxide solution, often known as "Miracle Mineral Solution" products. The agency says the solution, when mixed, develops into a… Continue reading Online Groups Falsely Promote Bleach 'cure"

In The Media, Melissa Eaton

Freedom Resource Center: DRINKING INDUSTRIAL BLEACH PUSHED AS MIRACLE TREATMENT

    DRINKING INDUSTRIAL BLEACH PUSHED AS MIRACLE TREATMENT By Travis Johnson   Posted August 14, 2019   In Miscellaneous, Why is this still a thing Wednesday  0         Miracle Mineral Solution, aka Industrial Bleach is not a cure for autism warns FDA. Photo Credit: FDA So there is this group that calls themselves Genesis II Church of Health… Continue reading Freedom Resource Center: DRINKING INDUSTRIAL BLEACH PUSHED AS MIRACLE TREATMENT

Emma Dalmayne, In The Media, Melissa Eaton, Smear Pieces

Brass Check TV (SMEAR PIECE): NBC Didn't Like the Way This Mother Healed Her Child So They Worked With Trolls to Attack Her

THE HANDIWORK OF NBC REPORTER BRANDY ZADROZNY NBC didn’t like the way this mother healed her child… So they collaborated with online trolls and an ex-husband who abandoned his autistic son to try to goad the local police into arresting her for poisoning her children. Thankfully, the police had the common sense to see through… Continue reading Brass Check TV (SMEAR PIECE): NBC Didn't Like the Way This Mother Healed Her Child So They Worked With Trolls to Attack Her