Tracy Reid's seven-year-old son, Max, was diagnosed as severely autistic in 2008. Over the next two years, he experienced huge gains through a type of treatment known as Intensive Early Intervention Behavioral Therapy, or IEIBT. Advocates say it's the closest thing to a cure for autistic children, a ... More >>
Andrew Wakefield still finds an audience in the Somali community.Last night, disgraced British researcher Andrew Wakefield met with parents from the Somali community to discuss the purported link between autism and childhood vaccinations.
Although reporters were barred from the event, Wakefield' ... More >>
Mario Cortolezzis, the man who stole nearly $60,000 from his own autism charity and was the subject of our November 24 cover story, was sentenced to 60 days in jail today.
He avoided a much longer sentence by making good on his promise to pay tens of thousands in restitution.
"Now we can st ... More >>
Wakefield was invited to Minneapolis by Somalis families.The now disgraced British doctor who scared the world with his theory linking childhood vaccines with autism, recently spread his debunked theories to Somali families in Minneapolis.
Andrew Wakefield's 1994 research paper has just been ... More >>
Mario Cortolezzis -- the father who stole from his own autism charity and was the subject of our November 24 cover story -- pleaded guilty to the scheme today in Carver County court, on all four counts of felony theft.
"He really was very cooperative," says SAFER founder and Carver County Sh ... More >>