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ShareAutism Speaks supported officially the movement surrounding “The Wall or psychoanalysis put to the test for autism” by Sophie Robert on its official blog on Dec. 9th 2011. The post is published by Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD. She writes: “You may have seen recent headlines generated by the controversial French film, The Wall, which highlights the persistence of inappropriate autism treatments in France. There, families with a child who has autism are often offered outdated psychoanalytical […]

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ShareOur sister organization “Collectif Soutenons Le Mur et Défendons les Droits de la Personne Autiste en France” was in charge of organizing simultaneous rallies in France (Paris and Lille) on December 8th 2011. Preparation of the rallies A bilingual press release had been issued officially on December 4th to call parent to rally in both cities. Tracts were also distributed to students in universities in Lille. Bilingual slogans had been prepared as well. The proposed slogans in English were the […]

Posted by admin On Dec - 8 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Share Chantal Sicile-Kira, autism specialist and author of “41 Things To Know About Autism” has published a post on her “Autism Advocate” blog on Psychology Today. The post is titled: “Judge to Hear Request to Ban Film About Autism. French Psychoanalysts try to ban film about Autism “The Wall”” Chantal Sicile-Kira describes the situation of autism in France and extends her post in the Huffington Post Read the post on Psychology Today

Posted by admin On Dec - 7 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Share Chantal Cicile-Kira, Author and Founder of published on Dec. 5th 2011 on her “Huffington Post” Blog the first english-speaking article on affair surrounding “The Wall or psychoanalysis put to the test for autism” by Sophie Robert. She describes the situation of harsh treatments in autism in France. She writes: “Psychoanalysts have a stronghold in France for the treatment of children despite the lack of any research showing progress in their expensive psychiatric day programs paid for by government […]

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ShareAutisme France has issued on Nov. 25th 2011 a 7-pages public statement on the film “Le Mur”/”The Wall” of Sophie Robert written by their president Danièle Langloys, dans l’affaire du film « Le Mur » de Sophie Robert. Autisme France is a federation created in 1989 that regroups more than 10,000 families and 130 partners or affiliated organizations. Autisme France reminds that psychoanalysis does not have a place in autisme and a democratic debate is necessary. You can download the […]

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ShareTranslation of an article published in the French Newspaper “France Soir” on November 15th 2011. The Despair of Parents of Autistic Children by Matthew and Alexandra Gonzalez Delacharlery, France Soir Translation: David Heurtevent A mother strangled her 7 year-old autistic daughter to death, before committing suicide. Over 600,000 people live with autism in France, including 180,000 children. Last Saturday, just after 7PM, a father living in a labor-class neighborhood of Martigues (Bouches-du-Rhone), has left his home to get some groceries. […]

Posted by admin On Nov - 15 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

ShareTranslation of an article published in the French Newspaper “Le Monde” on November 14th 2011. A mother kills her autistic son before committing suicide (in France) A mother of Martigues (South of France) killed her 6 year-old autistic son before hanging herself on Saturday, according to sources close to the investigation quoted by AFP. The father called the emergency after discovering the lifeless body of his 40 year-old wife and his son. According to preliminary investigation, this couple of Indian […]

Posted by admin On Nov - 14 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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