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AutismOne throws their support behind the Geiers in “Autism Science Digest” by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Jun 2011 9:14pm When news came out about the legal troubles Mark and David Geier are facing, there was some hope expressed that maybe, just maybe, some of the groups that have supported the father/son team would take the chance to distance themselves. The Generation Rescue/Autism One conference was at that time still in the future, and the Geiers were sched ... Read on »
Michael Szpir: Tracing the Origins of Autism: A Spectrum of Studies by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 5:41pm Michael Szpir's article Tracing the Origins of Autism: A Spectrum of New Studies is full open access  [Copyright This is an Open Access article: verbatim copying and redistribution of this article are permitted in all media for any purpose] at Environmental Health Perspectives. Given it's lack of restrictions on use and reproduction I have rep ... Read on »
How to stop autistic children from scripting by Maddy M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Nov 2009 10:01pm Scripting in autism can be defined variously but generally refers to the ability to repeat phrases or single words many times over. The words and phrases are often copied but can also be self generated. Scripting is generally considered to be an impairment that requires intervention and is usually paired with the word ‘fading.’ Scripting and e ... Read on »
The Rising Rates of Autism in the Age of Modern Medicine by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:01pm Most people who are not on a mission to prove inoculations are the sole cause of autism would very easily concede that a large portion of the increased diagnostic rates of Autism Spectrum Conditions is due to increased recognition of the conditions, a broadening of the basic definition of “autism”, and better public awareness. Prior to th ... Read on »
David Kirby on mitochondral autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 1:51am Over the last few months David Kirby has been talking about a new paper that would be forthcoming that would postulate a link between autism and vaccines via Mitochondrial disease. He claimed to have some inside knowledge of this due to interviewing one of the co-authors. That co-author was Richard Kelley and that paper has indeed been publish ... Read on »
Today’s the day: Autism Science Foundation Sometimes it Pays to be Small fundraiser by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Nov 2011 11:24am Here’s a chance to participate in a fundraiser at no net cost to yourself. The Autism Science Foundation is participating in American Express’ “Small Business Saturday” event. Register your American Express card Donate $25 to ASF ... Read on »
Allen Frances, Thomas Insel and the Black & White Rise of Autism (It's Fashionable?) by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Aug 2011 12:00am On Jul 11, 2011, Dr, Thomas Insel testified before the House Health Subcommittee on the importance of refunding the Combating Autism Act and once again turning autism over to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. (See my recent story about Thomas Insel’s testimony  ) Recently a story also appeared in the Gulf Time ... Read on »
Supporters of OSR #1, “drug” given to autistic children, see FDA warning as no big deal by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 5:55am The story broke yesterday that Dr. Boyd Haley has been given a warning letter by the FDA about his chelating product, OSR #1. The FDA has warned Dr. Haley that his own safety tests indicate the possibility for adverse reactions and that since the substance is not found in any food or mineral, it is not a “supplement” ... Read on »
Society, autistic youngsters face a balancing act by debstake Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Apr 2009 3:39pm This titled post was also the title of an article in my local paper; The Patriot-News. To begin this an associated press piece and after searching The Patriot site, the Associated Press site, and google I can not find this article online. So I will type it by hand and include my response below the article. By Dave Kolpack Of The Associated ... Read on »
FDA warns maker of OSR #1, dietary supplement for autistic children is a “toxic” “drug” by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 8:43pm “OSR#1 is not a dietary supplement but a toxic, unapproved drug with serious potential side effects, FDA warns”. So starts a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, FDA warns maker of product used as alternative autism treatment . The article is by Trine Tsuderos who has previously reported on the the industrial c ... Read on »