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Facing Autism in New Brunswick: For CNN and Francesca Happé Adult Autism Is A Bouquet of Pretty Pink Flowers

CNN which loves to portray high functioning autism and Aspergers as autism has done it again with a feature called “Autism Is Growing Up” which … of course … features only adult persons with High Functioning Autism and Aspergers.  In fact CNN and its accomplice Francesca Happé present 7 full stories of persons with high functioning . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: For CNN and Francesca Happé Adult Autism Is A Bouquet of Pretty Pink Flowers

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: DSM or ICD, Either Way Autism is a DISORDER, or Group of Disorders, Not "Just a Difference"

There are a number of very high functioning persons claiming to be autistic or claiming to have a “syndrome” or “different way of thinking”.  Autism is a difference not a disorder they cry out in anger against all efforts to find treatments and cures, such efforts usually led by parents and family members . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: DSM or ICD, Either Way Autism is a DISORDER, or Group of Disorders, Not "Just a Difference"

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: SFARI, Once Again, Continues Misrepresenting High Functioning Autism/Aspergers Only Research As "Autism" Research

SFARI blog article depiction of a resting “Autism” brain accompanying  review of study employing only Aspergers subjects as representing  “autism” for comparison with non autistic resting brains SFARI continues its agenda of misrepresenting high functioning autism/aspergers only studies as representing “autism”.  It has published, on its blog page, several study reviews employing only high . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: SFARI, Once Again, Continues Misrepresenting High Functioning Autism/Aspergers Only Research As "Autism" Research

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism Action Network: It Started: DSM5 Used To Revoke Autism Diagnosis

The Autism Action Network reports, in It started: DSM5 used to revoke autism diagnosis,  that the revoking of autism diagnoses under the DSM5 regime and the resulting denial of services and educational placements for people with autism disorders has begun.   Here in Canada the Childrens’ Hospital of Eastern Ontario, CHEO, has excluded from its . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism Action Network: It Started: DSM5 Used To Revoke Autism Diagnosis

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: CNN’s Very High Functioning Autism Awareness Efforts Misrepresent Autism Disorders

CNN’s Portrayal of Autism In the Days Surrounding WAAD 2013 Middle – Jack and John Elder Robison – High Functioning Aspergers Bottom -Trevor Pacelli High Functioning PDD-NOS (Holli Dunn Photography)

To no big surprise successful, very high functioning Asperger’s businsessman, author and family man John Elder Robison’s new book Bringing Up Cubby . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: CNN’s Very High Functioning Autism Awareness Efforts Misrepresent Autism Disorders

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Are Autism Disorders Morphing Into Einstein Turing Syndrome?

Autism disorders are misrepresented in the mainstream media, on the internet and, as has been confirmed many times, in autism research which excludes those with severe autism disorders simply because it is too difficult to work with severely autistic children and adults. One of the sorry ways in which autism disorders are misrepresented is . . . → Read More: Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Are Autism Disorders Morphing Into Einstein Turing Syndrome?