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Jan 04 2017 11:17 AM | National Autism Network in Legislation and Healthcare

January 3, 2017- "Vaccines, public health and Trump: Good policy prevents outbreaks"- Recent clusters of outbreaks of diseases such as measles and mumps due to individuals not being vaccinated, show that the false study conclusions and misinformation is alive and well.  President-elect Donald Trump has also made his concerns over a potential link between vaccines and autism despite having no scientific basis and having been disproven multiple times.  Trump will play an integral part in the vaccine debate and here's hoping that science will prevail.

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Trump Win Brings Uncertainty on Disability Policy

Nov 10 2016 10:48 AM | National Autism Network in Legislation and Healthcare

November 10, 2016- "Trump Win Brings Uncertainty on Disability Policy"- The lack of information provided by Trump on the campaign trail regarding disability issues along with a Republican majority House and Senate has advocates scrambling.  Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, president of RespectAbility stated "I don't want to pretend this is not a crisis because the fact is that President Obama and Hillary Clinton had very strong ties with the disability community and had very clear plans for the disability community. Mr. Trump will have the opportunity now to engage with lots of people and hopefully this will become and important issue."

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