Quackery

Quackery Exposed: MNRI

MNRI is the Masgutova Neuroensensimotor Reflex Integration. MNRI is a technique consisting of an assessment of dysfunctional primary motor reflexes and a treatment based on a series of repeated basic and variant exercises. "It helps the body get organized on a very deep level. You have better body organization" In other words, certain movements and… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: MNRI

ABA, Ableism Rebuttals, autistic culture, Disability Culture

Rebuttal: Dangerous World of Marginalizing Autism Parents

Recently there was a new blog on the NCSA website. It is by an "Autism mom," The author's name is Nazreen Bibi. She is based in the UK and is a campaigner, mental health nurse. parent and advocate. She states that "autism moms" are marginalized by autistic people in the neurodiversity movement.  Her words are… Continue reading Rebuttal: Dangerous World of Marginalizing Autism Parents

Ableism Rebuttals, autistic culture, Deaf Culture, Disability Culture

Audism In the Autistic Community

What is Audism? Audism is  is a term used to describe a negative attitude toward Deaf or hard of hearing people. It is typically thought of as a form of discrimination, prejudice, or a general lack of willingness to accommodate those who cannot hear.   The Autistic Community As a Hard of Hearing (who was born… Continue reading Audism In the Autistic Community

Ableism Rebuttals, autistic culture, Deaf Culture, Disability Culture

My Experience with Antisemetism, racism and bigotry

Growing up on Long Island, NY I was privileged as far as racism/antisemitism goes. We are half Middle Eastern and half Eastern European. My parents did something right, they shielded my brothers and I from any type of systematic oppression. I grew up in a town with a high Jewish population. I went to a… Continue reading My Experience with Antisemetism, racism and bigotry

Ableism, autistic culture, Disability Culture, Discrimination, Growing up undiagnosed, Queerphobia

My Experience With Ableism, and Homophobia in the 1990's

Homophobia is rampant. It has gotten better but there is more work to be done. Back in 1994, I experienced homophobia even though I had no idea what it was or what homosexuality was. This was before I knew I was part of the LGBTQ+ community. Backstory I went to a middle school dance in… Continue reading My Experience With Ableism, and Homophobia in the 1990's

Autism One Quacks, Quacks

Quack Exposed: Dr. Shawn Centers

Dr. Centers is a holistic doctor with a pediatrics and osteopath specialty. He treats his patients at the Children's Hope Center in San Diego, California. Dr. Centers founded the Children's Hope Center in 2016. He is a clinical professor of Pediatrics at Touro University, Lake Eire College of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still University and other… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dr. Shawn Centers