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Best of Age of Autism: Mark Blaxill on Lies, Damned Lies and CDC Autism Statistics by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Mar 2012 12:00am Managing Editor's Note: We anticipate new autism prevalence numbers from CDC any moment. As April Fool's day and the cerulean silly season of awareness and celebration approaches, we thought we'd run this post Mark Blaxill: Lies, Damned Lies and CDC Autism Statistics again. This is the third airing of this post as the number ... Read on »
Mark Blaxill: Lies, Damned Lies and CDC Autism Statistics by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 12:00am By Mark Blaxill (A "Best of AoA" post from 12/09) It’s official now, real autism rates have exploded to 1 in 100 American children. We’re facing a national public health emergency of historic proportions. Bigger than swine flu. Bigger than polio. Bigger than almost anything one can imagine except AIDS. No matter how hard ... Read on »
Mark Blaxill 2009: Lies, Damned Lies and CDC Autism Statistics by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Mar 2014 12:00am Managing Editor's Note: So... this was my note in 2010  as we awaited the new CDC prevalence numbers.  Usually I have to update a "Best Of" to reflect the current date.  Not this one.  NOTHING has changed....     Here is the old intro new intro save it for the next go round intro We anticipate new autism prevalence numbers fr ... Read on »
Autism Awareness Beyond Temple Grandin: Who Will Care for Our Children When We Are Gone? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 25 Apr 2010 1:35am April 30 is fast approaching and Autism Awareness Month has been marked by the usual stories about the remarkable accomplishments of author, public speaker, very well educated and extremely successful entrepreneur and innovator Dr. Temple Grandin arguably the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world .  Beyond the Templ ... Read on »
House GOP Looks to Slash Education Spending by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 13 Feb 2011 10:25pm House GOP Looks to Slash Education Spending is an article at Education Week. It’s a scary read. It starts out: House Republican leaders put out a bill last night that would slice and dice education funding far below current levels and far below what President Barack Obama wanted in his never-enacted fiscal year 2011 budget ... Read on »
A better way to spend money to help autistics? by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Jun 2009 11:21pm As regular readers of my blog know, I am a rather pessimistic person as far as what I regard the prognosis to be for most persons on the autistic spectrum. I am also very cynical about all of the money that is being spent with the intent of helping persons with autism, particularly when they are children. Of course in the more severe cases of autis ... Read on »
Is Paul Offit's Wife Internet Troll/Autism Father "Sullivan"? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 12:00am Is Dr. Bonnie Offit masquerading on the web as an autism parent and prolific blogger named “Sullivan”? By J.B. Handley Bonnie Offit, a pediatrician, tours the autism Web sites late at night after her husband goes to sleep. "He's not the man they've created an enemy out of," she says. She wishes his critics knew him th ... Read on »
Russ Roberts hosts: Deer on Autism, Vaccination, and Scientific Fraud by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 6:00pm I keep thinking I’ve blogged the last on this. But, I do think there is some interesting information here for some. In Deer on Autism, Vaccination, and Scientific Fraud , Brian Deer goes through the history of his investigation—how/why he got started, what tipped him off that something was amiss with Mr. Wakefield’s research, the mistakes Mr ... Read on »
An Autism Mom Discusses Recovering From Recovery and a Near Death Moment by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Feb 2011 12:00am By Ann. A. Mom I cringe a bit lately when I read stories about recovered children.  I'm ashamed to admit that these stories conjure up an enormous amount of self-pity and just plain jealousy in me.  This hasn't, however, always been the case.  Years ago, recovery stories used to fill me with hope for my son John, who was ... Read on »
Breaking Autism Taboo - Speaking Truths About Raising Severely Autistic Children by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:32am Michael Burke of Henrico County Virginia has broken the autism taboo about speaking openly and publicly about the challenges, stresses and pressures of raising severely autistic children. He has spoken about the pressures and stresses placed on family members and the injuries and risks his family were exposed to. Mr. Burke's public disclosure ... Read on »