Tag Archives: Autism Research

ABA confirmed ineffective? Gee, what a surprise

In one of the most “water is wet” news items I’ve ever read, it turns out that Applied Behavioural Analysis is not only useless for training autistics, it is harmful. Article here. [A]fter 1 year of ABA treatment 76% of … Continue reading

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A polio outbreak, and evidence autism is genetic

The inevitable has happened. Polio has broken out in the Phillipines and an emergency vaccination program has begun to immunise those at risk. Prior to this new outbreak, the Phillipines had been polio free for 19 years. This is so … Continue reading

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From the news

AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER. Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night. The End. With those three tweets, the death of fantasy author and … Continue reading

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Some follow up, and a “study” leaves me fuming

Just a heads up, there’s going to be raging in this post. In my last post, I wrote about doctors who treated a woman with cancer by giving her a massive dose of measles vaccine. Well, Abbie has more details. … 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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On genetics, autism and related things

This post may be a little disorganised. I have a number of related things on my mind about this. Normally, I don’t go onto antivaxx websites. I have enough problems with my temper as is. However, a post by Orac … Continue reading

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