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ACTION ALERT: Call the Members of the Senate HELP Committee

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July 30, 2019 The Thinking Moms’ Revolution, as part of the Autism Policy Reform Coalition (APRC), recently asked you for help. You called members of the House Health Subcommittee and asked them to support the addition of the APRC amendments … Continue reading

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“Anti-Vaccine Extremist” Speaks Out

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July 26, 2019 On July 21, 2019 the UK news organization The Guardian reported Technology used to counter violent messages online from Islamic State and the far right is being adapted to counter the spread of “anti-vax” conspiracy theories. TMR’s … Continue reading

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Flying with a Disability: Our Experience with TSA Cares

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July 25, 2019 June was a busy month for my 14-year-old with autism and I. We had two plane trips to take, just the two of us. He’s now bigger than I am, so I wanted to make sure that … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Make These Phone Calls to Improve Federal Autism Policy!

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July 15, 2019 Last week we asked you to called the leaders of the Congressional Autism Caucus to add the Autism Policy Reform Coalition  (APRC) Amendments (click here for text of Amendment 1 and Amendment 2) to this year’s reauthorization … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Change Federal Autism Policy with Four Phone Calls

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July 8, 2019 As many of you know, TMR has been a part of the Autism Policy Reform Coalition since 2014. We were very concerned that since the Combating Autism Act was first enacted in 2006, the federal government had … Continue reading

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Vaccine Policies I’d Like to See

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July 5, 2019 In light of the recent increased political participation required of those of us who wish to retain the right to informed consent over what happens to our bodies and that of our children, we’re expressing our patriotism … Continue reading

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Congratulations, New York Democrats! You Sold Us to Merck and F%&^*d Yourselves in the Process

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June 19, 2019 I might as well apologize up front for all the profanity in this blog. You see, I live in New York State, and this past Thursday my state legislators decided they knew best what medical interventions my … Continue reading

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Because We Love Them SO Much

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June 2, 2019 I’m sitting in the airport waiting for my flight and processing all that has happened in the past three days. I feel strangely emotional. I feel tears starting to form in my eyes as I think of … Continue reading

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Canadian Father Respectfully Requests the End of “Anti-Vaccine”

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May 31, 2019 Ted Kuntz, father of a vaccine-injured child who is now deceased, recently shared his correspondence with the Canadian Broadcast Corporation. It was so good that we thought it deserved a wider audience. As many of you are … Continue reading

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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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