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NOTE: Thanks to Laura Hayes for her tireless diligence in California on the topic of vaccination. From Laura: "A few days ago, I sent an email with this link of an ABC news report here in CA re. SB277 and... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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"So far the results have been consistent in indicating that it is better to receive a live vaccine after a non-live vaccine than a non-live after a live vaccine ... Hence, it could have major effects on mortality and morbidity... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AGE OF AUTISM
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Hi, friends. We're in the middle of our November $5,000 matching gift fundraising event for Autism Age - which is the non-profit organization that publishes Age of Autism every day. $10,000 is a whole lot of money to us! Your... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AGE OF AUTISM
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Thank you to Autism Action Network for this action alert. You may be able to help stop this appointment by sharing your concerns with your Senator. The action alert below includes a link, and letter you can use through the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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Thank you to our loyal reader Dr. K.O. for making us aware of this paper. Open Access Library Journal John W. Oller1, Christopher A. Shaw2,3, Lucija Tomljenovic2,3, Stephen K. Karanja4, Wahome Ngare4, Felicia M. Clement5, Jamie Ryan Pillette5 1Communicative Disorders,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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President Trump promised to "drain the swamp" during his campaign. His hard talk about pharmaceutical influence on our lives was a strong pull for many within the autism community from conservatives, to moderates to staunch liberals. Many held their noses... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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NOTE: My father was a dentist for a decade before becoming an orthodontist. I've often wondered about his (and my Mom's, who was his chair side assistant before their marriage) mercury burden from the 1950s as they relate to my... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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Laura Hayes speaking at the Weston A Price Foundation a year ago Dear AoA Readers, I recently had the privilege and pleasure of attending and speaking at Weston A. Price Foundation's 17th Annual Wise Traditions Conference in Alabama (Nov. 10th-14th,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Kim Rossi What does autism look like in your home? I have three flavors here, having three daughters on the spectrum. This is Mia's closet. She wears blue jeans and a pink top during the day, and changes into... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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Note: This is a fabulous best of from our Cathy Jameson. Fall fell last weekend here in New England, when we turned back the clocks to early, dark afternoons. Thankfully, Cathy always provides light. From September, 2009. By Cathy Jameson... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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Dan wrote this post last year on November 12. We run "best of" from him from time to time. I tend to choose the posts by how my heart feels - or how sad my heart feels. Out of the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Teresa Conrick It was disturbing to read an article by Disability Scoop that described the results of an Autism Speaks survey about future autism research and focus. These specific statements were alarming: ♦ Many survey respondents specifically indicated that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Eileen Iorio After Peter Doshi’s recent exposé article in the British Medical Journal on how government agencies and vaccine manufacturers use grass roots organizations to push their vaccine agenda, I took a closer look at an upcoming decision about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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by John Stone The really scary news is the news you do not see reported. If eyebrows were raised last week that GSK’s head of Research and Development, Patrick Vallance, was to leave his highly paid position to become Chief... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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Note: I admit to being a dedicated fan of all things Harry Potter. Heck, I look like Bellatrix, don't I? (OK, not my teeth.) JB Handley posted on Facebook yesterday this remarkable British Medical Journal piece critical, I repeat, critical... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2017 Sep;2(6):518-527. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2017.06.008. Linke AC1, Olson L1,2, Gao Y1,2, Fishman I1, Müller RA1. Abstract Background: Prescription of psychotropic medications is common in autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), either off-label or to treat comorbid conditions such... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel A study from the Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis has solved the mystery surrounding the decline in the health of America’s children and the explosion in behavioral/developmental disorders overwhelming our schools. A report released on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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It's election day in America. Is your child with autism who is 18 or older registered to vote? We're curious. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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Note: Our Media Editor Anne Dachel has been compiling an unending list of autism horror stories from around the world. The truth isn't just stranger than fiction, it's much more frightening. These posts are meant to shed light on the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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Did you read Part 1 of this series yet? Make sure you bookmark it, and stay tuned for parts 3 and 4. #5 When they say, “There is no autism epidemic. Doctors are just better at recognizing the signs of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Cathy Jameson We were at a children’s hospital last week for some testing. Ronan had two appointments spaced several hours apart. It was going to be a very long day for him. It was going to be a very... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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NOTE: Thanks to Ashlynn for allowing us to excerpt her blog post below. I agree with her almost completely. In America, we reject cures every day of the week, because treatments make money for pharma, profit based hospitals, etc. However,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Dan E Burns and Linda K Leonard Tired of TV series about autistic savants? I’m starting a charity to enhance the lives of teens and adults throughout the autism spectrum, to correct misconceptions and reduce prejudice and discrimination, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Adriana Gamondes While a system of holding people in hostage is as old as the oldest war, a fresher note is introduced when a tyrannic state is at war with its own subjects and may hold any citizen in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM
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November is here, Giving thanks is due. I’m donating to AoA, How about you? Thanksgiving is around the corner, and is a perfect time to express our gratitude for this wonderful forum we know as the Age of Autism blog.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at AGE OF AUTISM