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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 There, families with a child who has autism are often offered outdated psychoanalytical […]

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ShareA PDF version of this official release is available here OFFICIAL RELEASE – Soutenons Le Mur http://soutenonslemur.org, http://supportthewall.org, Twitter : @SoutenonsLeMur   Hearing of December 8th 2011 at the Regional District (TGI) of Lille Summary of the court opinions and a blog post detailing the ambiance and the legal talking points of the plaintiffs, the author and Autistes Sans Frontières Released: December 9th 2011 – 2:30 PM UT Corrections: December 10th – 12:00 AM UT · Please read « Autistes Sans Frontières » […]

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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 […]

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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

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Share Chantal Cicile-Kira, Author and Founder of AutismCollege.com 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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ShareOrignally published on Dec. 4th 2011 on this website: http://autisteenfrance.over-blog.com/article-press-release-simultaneous-rallies-on-december-8th-in-paris-and-lille-91127789.html Press release Documentary “The Wall: psychoanalysis put to the test for autism” threatened of censorship Simultaneous rallies on December, 8th in Paris and Lille You can follow in live this event here ; http://www.supportthewall.org In support of documentary filmmaker Sophie Robert, autistic people, families affected by autism, professionals and supporters from all backgrounds are invited to rally us on December 8th, 2PM : In Paris – 1 Rue Huysmans 75006, […]

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ShareJoël De Ceulaer has published on Dec. 3rd 2011 in the Dutch speaking Belgian newspaper “De Standaard” an article titled “Is psychoanalyse een pseudowetenschap?”, in english “Is Psychoanalysis a pseudoscience?” He discusses the legal battle surrounding “The Wall” of Sophie Robert and talks about the situation of psychoanalysis in Belgium. Excerpt(Translation): “The front against Freud There is a law suit in France against a documentary in which a number of acclaimed psychoanalysts are pointed at. In our country, the struggle […]

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ShareThe French satiric political weekly Canard Enchaîné has published an article on Nov. 30th 2011. Excerpt: “Here is one of the amazingly silly statements from the “Wall” a documentary by Sophie Robert on autism. Science has proved the physiological origins of this disease. Yet in France some psychoanalytical and psychiatry schools continue to blame bad parenting”. You can view the French article here Complete translation of the article by Carole Contaut Originally published on autisteenfrance.over-blog.com Autism : c’est fou ! […]

Posted by admin On Dec - 1 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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ShareThis is the support statement received from Dr. Temple Grandin in reaction to the documentary “The Wall or psychoanalysis put to the test for autism” by Sophie Robert depicting the use of psychoanalysis in autism in France. Dr. Temple Grandin is a leading voice in Autism in the United States. She is professor at the University of Colorado. Her life has been the subject of a biopic “Temple Grandin” released in DVD. One of her most famous book is “The […]

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ShareThis is the support statement received from Pr. Travis Thompson, University of Minnesota, in reaction to the documentary “The Wall or psychoanalysis put to the test for autism” by Sophie Robert depicting the use of psychoanalysis in autism in France. ?Licensed Psychologist Special Education Program Dept of Educational Psychology University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455 I viewed the six segments of The Wall with a mixture of sadness and outrage. Sadness because France was home to Jean Itard, who first […]

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