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Gaming the System? Blocks to Employment for Adults with Autism

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May 22, 2019 (As the AutismOne Conference gets going in Chicago today. It sometimes seems that efforts to increase autism awareness are no longer necessary. As the numbers continue to climb—it’s now estimated that 1 in every 36 American children … Continue reading

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Are You Now or Have You Ever Been an Antivaxxer?

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April 30, 2019 Measles hysteria–2019 style According to the Centers for Disease Control, 704 cases of measles—divided between 22 states—have been confirmed in the United States since the first of the year. Despite the fact that CDC estimates that in … Continue reading

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Help Us Save Kelli’s Life If You Can!

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April 25, 2019 As an autism mom, one thing I am continually humbled by is the helpers. You know the ones I am talking about—those businesses and people who go out of their way, become invested in, and who love … Continue reading

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Top 10 Red Flags for Your Child’s Health

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April 16, 2019 Here at TMR we have talked a lot about Red Flags in the past–those signs, symptoms, first clues that something was going awry with our child. For many of us it was our first “mommy alarm” going … Continue reading

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Rockland County Exec Punishes Jewish Constituents by Ruining Passover

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March 26, 2019 I live in upstate New York, one county away from Rockland County. My children have not been vaccinated since my about-to-be-20-year-old daughter was a baby for both religious and medical reasons. My world was rocked yesterday when … Continue reading

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“Hats Off to Mississippi!” the State with the Sickest Kids

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March 7, 2019 “Hats off to Mississippi!” That sentence, uttered by a panelist, encapsulates the absurdity of Tuesday’s Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor & Pensions) Committee hearing entitled “Vaccines Save Lives: What Is Driving Preventable Disease Outbreaks?” You see, Mississippi … Continue reading

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Measles and Vaccines: For Your Compassionate Consideration

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  February 28, 2019 I’m going to be very careful as I write this. In return, I’d like to ask for a degree of care from you. I’d like to ask you to be careful about how you talk about … Continue reading

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I’m Not Afraid of Measles; I’m Afraid of Hatred

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February 15, 2019 I am normally a pretty chill person when it comes to the whole “anti-vaxxers” nonsense. I’ve spent so many years in this conversation that most of the nasty articles and vile comments and heartache just roll right off … Continue reading

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I Have a Child Who . . .

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February 6, 2019   As Thinking Parents, we all have children we love. Chances are if you are reading this blog, you have a child you love and also have a child who . . .   Has autism Has … Continue reading

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Register FREE: The Detox Global Summit, Jan 28–Feb 1

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January 16, 2019 Detoxification: We talk a lot about this topic in the autism community. Detox was a critical piece to my son’s recovery. Over the last decade, we have done a number of things to help support his body … Continue reading

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