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Useless Child Care Center by StrandedMom Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 12:00am I am not sure why I even bother or why I do this to myself when I know the inevitable outcome of such endeavors. There is a child care center across the street from our building. It is built inside a junior public school. I thought hey let us visit and see what they think about taking on a child with autism. I was met with the superviso ... Read on »
The Autism Enigma: The Bacterial Theory of Autism by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sat 03 Dec 2011 1:30pm David Suzuki in FrederictonPhoto by Charles LeBlanc When David Suzuki speaks people listen as shown in this photo by New Brunswick  blogger Charles LeBlanc taken in the United Church near my office in downtown Fredericton.  As you can see the church was, literally, filled to the rafters. David Suzuki is one of the most trusted voices ... Read on »
Ontario Autism Coalition Rejects McGuinty's Autism Half Measures by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:23am In Ontario the Dalton McGuinty Liberal government has announced a raft of measures, on the eve of Ontario election 2007, to address the needs of autistic children in Ontario. The Ontario Autism Coalition has responded pointing out a number of deficiencies in the announced plan - including wait times for autistic children to receive tre ... Read on »
Admitting That Vaccine Injured Children Are Acceptable Losses by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Tue 31 Jan 2012 8:15pm by Ginger Taylor I have actually found something new on the internet.  In seven years of blogging, I have never seen someone actually be honest about their belief that vaccine injured children are "acceptable losses."  I am a little bit stunned. Now we all know this is true.  Every parent of a vaccine injured child clues in pretty fast ... Read on »
Georgia Mountains YMCA Dismisses Boy with Autism from After School Program by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 12:00am By Sarah David I am a newly single mother facing the daunting task of reentering the work force and trying to earn a college degree while still being a good mommy to my two kids.  We are new to the area we live in, because of the move, because of the end of the marriage.  So when I found out that in Hall County (Georgia) Scho ... Read on »
Self-care: It's not a frill! by Louise Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 6:36am Parents of kids with special needs know what it's like to live with chronic stress. Amy Baskin became one of those moms when her younger daughter was diagnosed with autism 14 years ago. As she traipsed from specialist to specialist, she noticed she looked like all the others moms in the waiting rooms: exhausted and overwhelmed. She sear ... Read on »
Autism associated with family financial health by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 01 Jul 2008 12:00am Guillermo Montes and Jill S. Halterman examined the relationships among multiple measures of family financial health and having a child with Autism. Based on earlier documentation that childhood autism is correlated with increases in expenses and decreases in income, they found that “Childhood autism is associated with increased enrollment ... Read on »
Autism Discrimination Complaint 'at the YMCA' Settled by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:23am Autistic child, there's no need to feel down. I said, autistic child, pick yourself off the ground. I said, autistic child, 'cause you're in a new town There's no need to be unhappy. Autistic child, there's a place you can go Uh, well, now there might me anyway. (Apologies to the Village People) The US Depart ... Read on »
Occurrence and Family Impact of Elopement in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 08 Oct 2012 8:17pm In the past few years there has been a great deal of discussion on wandering and autism. Wandering as in elopement, running away, leaving a home or group. With people who are not independent this can obviously be a dangerous situation. The U.S. Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) had much discussion on wandering. The previous ... Read on »
Good Autism News in New Brunswick Throne Speech by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:31am Premier Graham's first throne speech today contained good news for students with autism in New Brunswick schools. During the election campaign Mr. Graham made a very specific promise to provide autism training at UNB-CEL autism intervention program to 100 TA's and Resource teachers. The wait for confirmation of that commitment has been ne ... Read on »