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Should Tics, Asthma, Allergies, Autism, PANS, & ADEM Be Acknowledged Vaccine Injuries?

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December 6, 2017 This Friday, December 8, the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines, the last holdout intended to be a voice for vaccine-injured children, will decide whether they will recommend the addition of tics, asthma, allergies, autism, PANDAS,[*] PANS,[†] PITANDS,[‡] … Continue reading

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We did Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for My Son with Autism and This is What Happened

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November 21, 2017 I have been following the results of individualized transcranial magnetic stimulation (iTMS) and similar treatments for quite some time. I knew I wanted to try it for my son Harry, but I wanted to wait until I … Continue reading

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Autism as Entertainment

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October 16, 2017 With autism rising in prevalence, the entertainment industry has been noticeably increasing its representation. Over the years as a parent, I have noticed a smattering of characters on television shows that appear to have autism, yet the … Continue reading

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Autism Birthday Agony: Attitude Adjusted

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September 19, 2017 As my son’s birthday rolls around again this year, I am reminded of the mindset I had just two years ago when Shia turned five. I woke up heavy hearted on his fifth birthday.  I remember being … Continue reading

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Run Your Own Race, Not Your Neighbor’s

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August 18, 2017 Though this post mentions God, we at the Thinking Moms’ Revolution want to be clear that this website does not endorse any particular religion. TMR’s founding members are Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and atheist. We welcome people of … Continue reading

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The Map of Now

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April 7, 2017 TMR is greatly saddened to hear of the untimely death of Liam Scheff. In honor of his life and his work, we are rerunning the blog he wrote for us back in September of 2013. Rest in … Continue reading

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8 Questions to Ask a Vendor at an Autism Conference Before You Buy

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April 6, 2017 I remember my first autism conference five or so years ago. I was so incredibly overwhelmed at all the things to buy, all the lectures to hear, and all the people I didn’t know. I figured that every … Continue reading

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The Vaccine Controversy: A Personal Perspective from a Self-Advocate with Autism

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April 4, 2017 James Williams is an adult with autism and a TMR friend. We find that his perspective on life is always valuable, but never more so than during Autism Awareness Month. I have decided to write this blog … Continue reading

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Post-Election To-Do Item: Make Sure Others Know They Matter

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November 11, 2016 We recently ran a review of Julie Obradovic’s new book An Unfortunate Coincidence in which we said she had a rare way with words. So it should come as no surprise that, when it comes to election … Continue reading

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Dear Mom in the Waiting Room

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November 2, 2016 I see you there. In the corner. Trying to pretend you’re not here. That you’re not at a pediatric rehab facility with your child. Trying to deny that the flapping, toe walking, and self-injurious behaviors aren’t autism. … Continue reading

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