Tag: Autism

Private school under fire for unethical treatment

Photo courtesy of Judge Rotenberg Center At first glance, the Judge Rotenberg Center, a private school in Canton, Massachusetts, seems like a paradise for disabled teens and their families.  Asserting the effectiveness of their treatments for intellectual disabilities and emotional disturbances, the school boasts a non-expulsion policy, a community for […]

Vaccine Debate Heavily Influenced by Media and Entertainment

Photo Courtesy of Novartis AG, Flickr Creative Commons Popular culture has yet again played up the vaccine debate through comedy, presenting the issue for discussion in the forums of public opinion on the Internet and television. Recently, Jimmy Kimmel did a segment on the topic. He discussed vaccinations and why […]