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ShareOur online petition was released at the Press Conference in New York City on Jan. 26th, 2012. If you have not done so yet, we invite you to sign it online. http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/autism-stop-abuse-autistics-france/ Introduction Target: French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sponsored by: Support the Wall – Autism: Help Stop abuse of Autistics in France – Now! Dear Friends, Please take a moment to sign and circulate this urgent petition. So far, we successfully have raised awareness on the culture of abuse of […]

Posted by admin On Jan - 26 - 2012 10 Comments READ FULL POST
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ShareBBC World Service talked about “The Wall” by Sophie Robert on Jan. 25th 2012. “AUTISM IN FRANCE Big questions about the dominance of one approach to dealing with autism are being aired in a French court this week. Le Mur – or The Wall – is a documentary film which compares the psychoanalytic method with the more American behavioural approach. Some of the psychoanalysts included in it want it banned. The brainchild of Sigmund Freud, psychoanalysis is still influential in […]

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Share      OFFICIAL – Support The Wall http://www.supportthewall.org, Twitter : @SoutenonsLeMur Re: Press Conference of Sophie Robert & David Heurtevent to be held in English in Manhattan, New York City (NY, USA) on Thursday January 26, 2012 à 3 PM EVENT Date: Jan. 26, 2012 Schedule: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM – Eastern (New York time) English Press conference by: Sophie Robert, filmmaker of “The Wall: Psychoanalysis put to the test for autism” David Heurtevent, co-founder of “Support the […]

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ShareDuring the week of January 16th to 22nd 2012, the campaign took a really international turn. International reactions January 17th, 2012 The autism community website, Wrongplanet, publishes a statement of David Heurtevent, co-founder of “Support the Wall: Autism”. The article goes somewhat viral. Within hours, it reaches 7000 views. In English: http://www.supportthewall.org/2012/01/interview-of-david-heurtevent-on-wrongplanet-autism-in-france-psychoanalysis-packing-and-other-travesties-why-it-matters/ January 19th, 2012 The global edition of the New York Times publishes a landmark article titled “A French Film Takes Issue With the Psychoanalytic Approach to Autism”. In […]

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ShareThe Thinking Person’s Guide To Autism, an acclaimed blog run by parents and self-advocates, published on January 20th 2012 an essay of David Heurtevent, the spokesperson and co-founder of “Support The Wall – Autism”. This long post titled “A Culture of Abuse: Autism Care in France” details some issues (lack of access to education, use of psychoanalysis, packing) and some human rights violations observed in Autism in France. It also explores some piece of evidence supporting these facts. “Many of […]

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ShareThe International Herald Tribune, the global edition of the New York Times, published an article on the film “The Wall” of Sophie Robert on the page 3 of its Jan 20th 2012 edition. This article, written by David Jolly and Stephanie Novak, details the legal case and the risks faced by Sophie Robert. It also addresses the question of mental health (and autism) in France. Sophie Robert and the psychoanalysis historian Elisabeth Roudinesco are interviewed in this great piece. Excerpt: […]

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ShareWrongplanet, probably the word largest autism community website (more than 62,000 members), published on January 17th 2012 an interview of David Heurtevent, spokesperson and co-founder of “Support the Wall – Autism”. This article titled “Autism in France: Psychoanalysis, Packing, and Other Travesties: Why it Matters” describes the human rights concerns in Autism in France. It addresses three questions : Why is Freedom of Speech under attack in Autism in France? Why is Autism in dire situation in France? Is there […]

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ShareThe New York Times published on Jan 19th 2012, an article on the film “The Wall” of Sophie Robert in its global health pages. This article has been published also in the paper edition of the International Herald Tribune the next day (20th) under a different title. PDF Copy: “A French Film Takes Issue With the Psychoanalytic Approach to Autism” On the NY Times Website : “A French Film Takes Issue With the Psychoanalytic Approach to Autism”

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ShareUpdated: January 16, 2012 The organisation of the first Parliamentary meetings on Autism in the National Assembly and the submission of the report by Valérie Létard, Senator for the North of France, generated extremely widespread coverage in both the general and specialised press. Most of the articles focused on the report’s content, which reviewed the government’s 2008-2010 Autism Plan. La Croix reported the opening of the first parliamentary sessions on autism where “four round table discussions are organised to evaluate […]

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ShareOn 11 January 2012, the community radio station Vivre FM invited Valérie Létard, Senator for the North of France, author of a report on autism and Daniel Fasquelle, elected representative of the Pas-de-Calais, President of the Autism Study Group in the French National Assembly to speak about autism in France. Listen to the original source in French   Comments We welcome the courage of Valérie Létard and Daniel Fasquelle in excluding psychoanalysis from the definition of autism. We also share […]

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