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Autism community reaction to Liz Feld stepping down from her post as President of Autism Speaks
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Autism community reaction to Liz Feld stepping down from her post as President of Autism Speaks

Monday it was announced that Liz Feld, President of Autism Speaks is to step down from her role. Interestingly enough, no official press release has been issued by Autism Speaks, but Disability Scoop ran the story which can be read here. Nor has Feld made ...
Stop blaming Asperger’s Syndrome for Elliot Rodger’s Rampage – Opinion
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Stop blaming Asperger’s Syndrome for Elliot Rodger’s Rampage – Opinion

A troubled young man who shot six U.C. Santa Barbara students and injured 13 bystanders shortly before killing himself has once again been highlighted in a  negative media light because he allegdly had Asperger's Syndrome. Elliot Rodger was 22, and filled h...
Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism
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Cryptocurrency millionaire from New York donates Ripple, worth over $400K to a charity for Autism

A cryptocurrency millionaire from NYC, according to sources close to this man, Igor Berezner, who is a Hunter College Psychology Graduate, decided to donate the private key to his Ripple wallet that is believed to be worth over $400K. Berezner mailed the “pap...
Editorial – The labeling of a young boy as a ‘public nuisance’.
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Editorial – The labeling of a young boy as a ‘public nuisance’.

California - I am sure that you have all read recently about the young boy with autism, who has been labelled as a 'public nuisance'. He and his family have had a lawsuit filed against them by their previous neighbors. It seems to be a long and complicated sto...
Alex Spourdalakis: When media intervention goes wrong in Autism coverage
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Alex Spourdalakis: When media intervention goes wrong in Autism coverage

How far is too far? Do parents of autistic children need more support? A petition has been started urging producers to take down the video featuring interviews with Dorothy Spourdalakis. Autism Daily Newscast reported on the video on August 30, re-te...