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Daily Web newspaper of the autism epidemic
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On Nov 22, 2014, Washington Post reporter Michelle Boorstein had the story, Pope turns to help the autistic at next Vatican conference. It was about the autism conference held at the Vatican Nov 20-22. Boorstein wrote, "Experts from 57 countries... Continue reading
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Thank you to our friends at HealthChoice.org for letting us excerpt this pos. By Allison Chapman As I sat in the fetal position, my knees drawn up, I was desperately trying process the words being said to me. She was... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs. Nov 23, 2014, Wall Street... Continue reading
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Managing Editors Note: I've heard of some very popular boy band called "One Direction." I couldn't hum a single bar of their music. No idea what they look like. But I like their name because it reminds me of the... Continue reading
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Could this happen in America, given the climate of "autism normalization." Moving is traumatic and can mean leaving behind school and programs and ending up in the back of the line for state services. Have you turned down a move... Continue reading
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Cathy has a day off with her family. She wrote this post last November. Enjoy. By Cathy Jameson This picture of my boys was taken a year ago. Ronan, in the green sweatshirt, stopped moving long enough to sit down... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Dan Olmsted We can’t offer you a very special concert with Yanni, or every episode of Upstairs Downstairs on DVD. All we can promise is that, with your help, we’ll keep doing what we’re doing. Boring, I know. But... Continue reading
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By Kim Stagliano Ok, I don't mean that in the literal sense of the Seinfeld episode where Elaine had a limited supply of "The Sponge" which was an OTC method of birth control a couple of decades ago, and was... Continue reading
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By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs. Nov 19, 2014, Washington Post:... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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The AP article by Mitch Weiss, Justin Pritchard and Troy Thiobodeaux reveals some of the flaws in National Vaccine Injury Compensation but ultimately misses the point; The NVICP has dismissed Congressional intent and devolved into a policy vehicle for the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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(NOTE: Thanks to many readers who have donated from $5.00 to $500, we're on our way to our matching gift goal of $5,000. Plus your donation to Age of Autism is now TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Please help us meet this wonderful... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs. Nov 18, 2014, ABC news... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Laura Hayes Answer: "Not Relevant." Two very recent stories from two different moms are compelling me to write this article. I'll start with the take-home message. If you take your child to the ER or hospital, for something other... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for patients with special needs Nov 17, 2014, ABC News:... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Louise Kuo Habakus Mr. Edward B. Rust, Jr. CEO, State Farm Insurance One State Farm Plaza Bloomington, IL 61710 (309) 766-2311 ebrust@statefarm.com Note: if you would like Ed to see this letter, please e-mail it to him. November 18,... Continue reading
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By Kent Heckenlively This Tuesday, November 18, 2014 is the official publication date for PLAGUE: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for Human Retroviruses, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Diseases. It's the day you will supposedly be able to walk... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and their OurKidsASD brand. Nov 16, 2014, Charleston (SC) Post and Courier: S.C. Medicaid needs $30... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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(NOTE: Your donation to Age of Autism is now TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Please help us meet this wonderful $5,000 matching gift opportunity. Thank you.) Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and this holiday always provides a wonderful opportunity to take stock... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Teresa Conrick My daughter, Megan, has both a diagnosis of autism and an autoimmune disease. She entered the world a healthy neonate but began to have illness and regression of skills after her infant vaccines. Her health and behavior... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Cathy Jameson I’ve been able to get to the library a lot more than I have in previous years. I love being surrounded by the books, the periodicals and the quiet time the library offers. Sometimes I go to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Dan Olmsted Our humble blog reached the seven-year milestone this week. During that time, we’ve had well over 15 million hits on close to 7,000 posts; our readers have left 110,000 comments. When we started – merging with Generation... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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(Note to review the CDC diagnostic criteria for autism, visit - CDC.gov.) By Kim Stagliano A fews days ago I began Tweeting Jerry Seinfeld like a madwoman about his interview with Brian Wiliiams of NBC. He told Williams, "I think... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and their OurKidsASD brand. Nov. 12, 2014, Washington Post: For some parents of autistic children, Jerry... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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The Vaccine Court—The Dark Truth of America’s Vaccine Injury Compensation Program By Anne Dachel Parents and other advocates, long abandoned by the medical community, health officials and the media, have discovered for themselves the corruption and cover-up that exists in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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By Julie Obradovic I’ve been an autism advocate and activist for 10 years. By the mainstream media’s account, I’m on the wrong side of history. You see I’m one of “those” parents. One of “those” who brought a perfectly healthy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at AGE OF AUTISM
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