Monthly Archives: December 2013

Autism Speaks: Follow Up Post

Merry Christmas, Channukah Tovah, Seasons Greetings. This is a followup to my earlier post about Autism Speaks’ misguided call to action. It turms out that their behaviour was even worse than that. I’d heard of “Autism every day” and the … Continue reading

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An interesting and plausible hypothesis

There is an article doing the rounds on the internet. It’s title is “The boy whose brain could unlock autism“. It’s about Kai Markram, whose father Henry has come up with a new hypothesis for autism. Please, go and read … Continue reading

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New treatments for autism? Yeah…don’t hold your breath

I read an article on News24 about two promising looking treatments for autism. The first one was feeding autistics the eggs of an intestinal worm found in pork. The second was giving autistics baths at temperatures of 102°F (40°C). Both … Continue reading

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Susan Boyle is on the spectrum

Well, that’s interesting Susan Boyle has Asperger’s Syndrome.

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