A Few Words on Dangerous Autism Treatments

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A Few Words on Dangerous Autism Treatments

Trigger warning for child abuse and discussion of institutionalized ableism. Also, content warning for MMS, chelation, and chemical castastration.

In this video I talk about two dangerous and ineffective Autism "treatments" that are, sadly, popular right now amongst autism parents. I cover chelation in more depth in my latest Ask an Autistic episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPk6sNLfqrU&

Further reading:
http://www.autismsciencefoundation.org/what-is-autism/autism-diagnosis/beware-non-evidence-based-treatments
http://www.forbes.com/sites/emilywillingham/2013/10/29/the-5-scariest-autism-treatments/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/todd-drezner/autism-cure_b_1588498.html (MMS)
http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/chemical-castration-for-autism-after-three-years-the-mainstream-media-finally-notices/ (Chemical castration)

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