Nicotine for Autism?

In 2018, Yale School of Medicine conducted two studies that centers around using nicotine patches for autistic people displaying aggression. The very patches that help grown adults quit smoking to overcome a nicotine addiction to reduce their risk of lung cancer and heart disease.   There are some parents who heard rumors that nicotine could be... Continue Reading →

Quackery Exposed: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression. TMS is used when other treatments have not been beneficial. Treatments that should be tried first: psychotherapy medication This treatment is performed by delivering repetitive magnetic pulses, so... Continue Reading →

Problematic Company: Home Depot

Welcome to another blog on why they made my boycott list. Home Depot and Autism Speaks are closely intertwined. According to Autism Speaks they donated over $950,000 dollars but it is really $25 million. They sell a blue light bulb for the Light it Up Blue campaign yearly. Autistics every year try to educate the... Continue Reading →

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