Ableism, Bogus Studies, Discrimination, Quackery, Quackery Myths

Bogus Study: Maternal Infection During Pregnancy and Likelihood of Autism and Intellectual Disability in Sweden: A Negative Control and Sibling Comparison Cohort Study

This study was investigating whether or not there is a casual relationship between infections in the pregnant person during pregnancy and autism or intellectual disability. This study was funded by Autism Speaks, because of course it was. This money used to fund this could have been used to help autistic people. Study Design The researchers… Continue reading Bogus Study: Maternal Infection During Pregnancy and Likelihood of Autism and Intellectual Disability in Sweden: A Negative Control and Sibling Comparison Cohort Study

ABA, Awareness Days, Positive Changes

Big Names in Entertainment are Changing Their Perception on Autism on World Autism Day

All the autistic community wants is to be listened to and not be spoken over. Amplify our voices and express what the autistic community wants not what the NT think we need. Last year it was a dumpster fire. A lot of big names in entertainment were talking over us and deleting what we were… Continue reading Big Names in Entertainment are Changing Their Perception on Autism on World Autism Day

Bogus Studies, Quackery

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 Nicotine for Autism?

Quackery

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 Quackery Exposed: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Ableism, autistic culture, Discrimination

How Sia Got Films About Autistics Wrong and Pixar Got It Right

Sia, a pop sensation known world wide decides to create a movie about autistic people named Music. This movie is about Zu, a newly sober lady who gained sole custody of her autistic half sister named Music.  This would be an excellent opportunity for her to show the world what autistic people are made of.… Continue reading How Sia Got Films About Autistics Wrong and Pixar Got It Right

Bogus Studies, FMT, Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Human Umbilical Cord Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (hCT-MSC)

  What is hCT-MSC? Human Umbilical Cord Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells are tissue from umbilical cords when a baby is born. This biological product is regulated by the FDA. It is found in blood vessels of the placenta and umbilical cord. It is collected after a baby is born and after the umbilical cord… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Human Umbilical Cord Tissue Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (hCT-MSC)

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Ableism, autistic culture, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture

The Blue Pumpkin and Why I will Never Get One for my Children

With Halloween coming up, the blue pumpkin project has surfaced online. The blue pumpkin is to make the autistic children stand out so people know that the child may not be able to say "trick or treat." It seems innocent enough but the autistic community as a whole is against this. Blue for autism was… Continue reading The Blue Pumpkin and Why I will Never Get One for my Children

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Ableism, Discrimination

I am Autism author Billy Mann makes a Fake apology as an A$ Board Member

Billy Mann is a board member of Autism Speaks. He also wrote that horrid commercial that we all love to hate. He wrote a fake apology. This means its a gas lighting , pity party rant. Allow me to dissect each part of it so you can see how truly horrible it is. As usual,… Continue reading I am Autism author Billy Mann makes a Fake apology as an A$ Board Member