Tag: spectrum

Sex, Lies, and Autism Research

  How can we get tangible benefit from the millions we spend on autism science?. Posted Nov 12, 2017 The U.S. government is the world’s biggest funder of autism research.  For the past decade I have had the honor of advising various agencies and committees on how that money should be spent. As an adult

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No, the Mercury in Vaccines Does Not Cause Autism

   By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Ph.D. With the recent news of President-Elect Trump’s talks with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to potentially head a new commission on vaccine safety and scientific integrity, many in the scientific and healthcare communities are understandably rattled. Kennedy is a well-known skeptic of vaccine safety, and has previously described the vaccine/autism allegations as such:   “They

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How to Change Minds About Vaccine Safety

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Mind, Emotion, and the Spectrum of Autism

  Daniel J. Siegel M.D.Last month was Autism Awareness month and I’m writing today to remind us that autism continues to be a compelling global issue that consumes the tireless efforts of families and professionals throughout the year. In our human family, there are many ways the now seven billion (and rising) of us live

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