When the Chicago-Sun Times said it was hiring Jenny McCarthy to write a lifestyle blog, it rekindled the ferocious debate over vaccines and autism.
The words we use matter. Each of us, as autistic people or those who love them, serve by default as ambassadors to the outside world.
We can either continue to collectively stand on the sidelines and debate what is causing autism and if it is an epidemic or we can get on the field and start addressing the real problem -- a generation of children with autism.
Why, if a free flu vaccination is offered to you only steps from your desk, would you opt not to partake? It's time to cut down the myths.
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I have never met stronger women than the moms of children with autism... This hoopla made us a little stronger, and more determined to fight for the truth about what's happening to our kids.
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When you stay in a relationship that is not fun anymore, you are just staying in something that is eventually going to blow up. You don't need to be a slave to your significant other -- being at their beck and call.
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Is the anti-vaccine movement looking to Sarah Palin's Tea Party Nation for inspiration? It seems that way, given that Jenny McCarthy's angry mob is calling for "An American Rally for Personal Rights."
The latest Frontline made parents' decisions harder and did nothing except regurgitate old news about vaccines and autism. Parents and children deserve far better from PBS.
I want to be able to help all families struggling with autism and provide them with the support of Generation Rescue. Our goal is to turn awareness into action and you can be part of it.
I've combed through this thing line-by-line and pulled out the ten most egregious medical conditions now covered by the hardworking taxpayers.
These issues are not hot-button, provocative or headline-grabbing, but with 1 in 110 children affected by autism (and rising), they desperately need more attention.
The parents of children with autism aren't crazy. We're recovering our kids. We're trying to help other parents do the same, and we hope new parents can avoid our fate.
People don't trust science like they used to. A Pew Research Center poll says that only 27 percent of Americans think our greatest achievements are in science - down from 47 percent a decade ago.