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August 10, 2016

American History/Autism Future: Ducking the Autism Epidemic Until 2040?

Guest Blog by Shelley E. Hendrix This morning, with so many Presidential convention tweets and Hamilton raves wafting through the air, I found myself drifting away from the usual and endless autism to-do list to muse about the Founding Fathers. Toggling from my 250 unread autism emails, I googled the Declaration of Independence as I […]

August 04, 2016

Senate Unanimously Passes Kevin and Avonte’s Law, S.2614

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Tim Purdy sits next to a young autistic high school student who left the campus and may have been suicidal. Officer Purdy established trust and a relationship that allowed officers to get this young man the help that he so desperately needed. Senate Unanimously Passes Kevin and Avonte’s Law, S.2614 By Lisa […]

July 26, 2016

Blog Repost: Clinton on Autism as DNC Continues

As the Democratic National Convention continues, SafeMinds would like to re-post this blog from earlier this year as a reminder to Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton on the needs of the autism community, in the hopes of a more dramatic change in the national dialogue on preventing and addressing moderate to severe autism, and its […]

May 14, 2016

SafeMinds Executive Director Expresses Concern Over Validity of 2016 Autism Prevalence Data from Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network at April 2016 IACC Meeting

SafeMinds Executive Director Testifies at IACC Meeting. To view full video click here. SafeMinds Executive Director Lisa Wiederlight testified in front of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee on April 19, 2016 to express concerns over the validity of the autism prevalence data provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Autism and Developmental […]

May 11, 2016

New SafeMinds Investigative Research Report Refutes Deceptive CDC Vaccine Safety Argument

Fewer Vaccine Antigens DO NOT Equal a Safer Vaccine Schedule For 15 years – since Paul Offit made his infamous claim that babies can safely receive up to 10,000 vaccinations at once – CDC-affiliated scientists and public health officials have promulgated a misleading argument about antigen numbers to reassure parents about the safety of the burgeoning […]

April 20, 2016

People Who Give Care, Need Care Too!

Caregivers who take care of their loved ones with autism need to be taken care of too. As part of its Safe Minds/Safe Bodies campaign, SafeMinds outlined the need for a Federal response to autism caregiver needs in public comments before the Federal Government’s Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) on November 16, 2015. To read […]

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