In the Media: Featured in a book "Social Warming: The Dangerous and Polarising Effects of Social Media"

To purchase the book on amazon: https://amzn.to/3iROR3B I have the great honor of being featured in the book "Social Warming: The Dangerous and Polarising Effects of Social Media."  It talks about how dangerous social media can be. If you have been a reader for a while, you will know that a lot of my work is … Continue reading In the Media: Featured in a book "Social Warming: The Dangerous and Polarising Effects of Social Media"

Meet The Moms Who Went Undercover And Infiltrated A Secretive Group Advertising A Shocking And Dangerous Autism Treatment.

We take a closer look at the shocking and dangerous trend of parents giving their children bleach to drink in the hopes of curing autism.  Dr. Oz launches an undercover investigation and speaks to one of the moms who helped expose the dark world of this fake autism cure. Source: https://detroit.cbslocal.com/2020/06/23/meet-the-moms-who-went-undercover-and-infiltrated-a-secretive-group-advertising-a-shocking-and-dangerous-autism-treatment/

Column: Why did Trump push disinfectant as a cure for the coronavirus? He listens to quacks

Column: Why did Trump push disinfectant as a cure for the coronavirus? He listens to quacks Bleach is for laundry and household cleaning — not for ingesting. (Daniel Acker / Bloomberg News) By ROBIN ABCARIANCOLUMNIST  APRIL 28, 2020 2:30 PM It was one of those jaw-dropping moments we’ve come to expect from the president: “I see the … Continue reading Column: Why did Trump push disinfectant as a cure for the coronavirus? He listens to quacks

Trump Suggested ‘Injecting’ Disinfectant to Cure Coronavirus? We’re Not Surprised

False “bleach cures” have been touted for autism, cancer — and now Covid-19. By Melissa Eaton, Anne Borden King, Emma Dalmayne and Amanda Seigler The authors are mothers of autistic children who have been working to prevent medical misinformation. April 26, 2020 At a news conference on Thursday, President Trump surprised nearly everyone when he suggested using powerful cleaning agents, … Continue reading Trump Suggested ‘Injecting’ Disinfectant to Cure Coronavirus? We’re Not Surprised

Autism Policy Blog: Autism, COVID-19, and Misinformation

Sunday, April 26, 2020 Autism, COVID-19, and Misinformation In The Politics of Autism, I discuss autism quackery.  One particularly dangerous "cure" involves bleach.  Lately, the quacks hawking a bleach solution have rebranded it as a cure for coronavirus. Some autism parents are fighting back. Melissa Eaton, Anne Borden King, Emma Dalmayne and Amanda Seigler write at The New York Times: For the past five … Continue reading Autism Policy Blog: Autism, COVID-19, and Misinformation

We made The 12 most read features on NBC News Digital in 2019

Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism. These moms are trying to stop it. Autism has no medically known cause or cure, so parents increasingly turn to social media for answers.Doug Chayka / for NBC News “It’s like a cult,” Amanda Seigler, a mother of six in Florida, said of Facebook groups … Continue reading We made The 12 most read features on NBC News Digital in 2019

Brass Check TV (SMEAR PIECE): NBC Didn't Like the Way This Mother Healed Her Child So They Worked With Trolls to Attack Her

        THE HANDIWORK OF NBC REPORTER BRANDY ZADROZNY NBC didn’t like the way this mother healed her child… So they collaborated with online trolls and an ex-husband who abandoned his autistic son to try to goad the local police into arresting her for poisoning her children. Thankfully, the police had the common … Continue reading Brass Check TV (SMEAR PIECE): NBC Didn't Like the Way This Mother Healed Her Child So They Worked With Trolls to Attack Her