Monthly Archives: March 2011

You keep using that word…

“Bullying” seems to be the word of the week here in the autistosphere, and some much-needed attention is being given the harm done by bullies and their supporters. There seems, however, to be a bit of confusion about the term’s … Continue reading

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Conversation with an autistic friend

[Lucy]: It makes me kind of rage-y [Adkyriolexy]: I feel bad for their kids. I think there’s so much MBP going on there. [Lucy]: MBP? [Adkyriolexy]: M√ľnchausen syndrome by proxy —the condition that makes parents feign their kids’ illnesses, or … Continue reading

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This is what propaganda looks like.

Anxious parents recognize ‘dark side of autism’ Note particularly: What followed was a call to police about a suspicious black male, outside the library, wearing a hoodie and possibly carrying a gun. The call came, authorities said, after some children … Continue reading

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Why the “Compromise” isn’t

In January of 2007, after years of spreading the notion that vaccines cause autism, David Kirby publicly retracted his stance in his article, published on the Huffington Post, “There Is No Autism Epidemic.” This was supposed to be the final … Continue reading

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