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A Girlfriend's Guide To Autism: by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 5:54pm This is the guide I would write if a good friend had a child who got the diagnosis of autism and she asked me my opinion.... 1. The first thing I would say is...I will answer your questions, but you might not like what I am going to say. 2. Sit back and take a deep breath. 3. Do not look differently at your child. You have the same chi ... Read on »
Another Day, Another Can of Worms: To the Autism Hub by Joeymom Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:23pm I write today thinking about the increasingly... spirited?... discussion on other Autism Hub blogs about neurodiversity as a movement. United we stand. Divided... not so much fun. I was not invited to join the Hub- I tracked down who owned it and asked to join. I am glad to be here, though I doubt I'll be nominated anytime soon for any "thin ... Read on »
Ireland Abandons Best Help for Autistic Children: Education Department Plans to Drop Evidence Based ABA for Autistic Children by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jul 2010 3:24am Like many members of the Irish Diaspora, a Doherty of the Great Clann O'Dochartaigh , ( 1 ),( 2 ),( 3 ),  I enjoy reading about Irish society and history and reveling in the Irish  music, the literature and the small pleasures of St. Patrick's Day.  I am sadly disappointed though to read that the Irish Department of Education is planning ... Read on »
ACCEPTANCE... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 5:54pm I have been trying for a while to understand why it is so damn difficult for Society to accept our Autistic Children. I have insisted upon inclusion for my children, with much success, because I believe if you alienate an Autistic child in a specialized "autistic" program...not only will that child continue their behaviors, they will pic ... Read on »
Autistic Children of Earth: Have Autistic Children Been Sacrificed for the Greater Good? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 26 Jul 2009 10:14pm Torchwood Children of Earth, Image from Coventry Telegraph.net SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this blog if you intend to watch Torchwood: Children of Earth but have not yet done so. The 5 episode Torchwood: Children of Earth played in Canada this week on the Space television channel. It was good science fiction, using the f ... Read on »
Autistic Children - How Can Families with Autistic Children Find Support by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 08 May 2010 7:37pm This article has some useful advice from a doctor. Read on »
The inhumanity of shamanic healing by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Jun 2014 4:16pm The inhumanity of shamanic healing ‘Laurens van der Post meets Crocodile Dundee’ – Michael Fitzpatrick on Rupert Isaacson and his Horse Boy Method, the latest miracle healing programme for autism. Rupert Isaacson, The Horse Boy: A Father’s Miraculous Journey to Heal His Son, Penguin 2009. Michel Orion Scott (director), Rupert Isaac ... Read on »
Emotional Roller Coaster - Living With Autism by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:31am The following excerpts are from the first of a six part Vancouver Sun series Faces of Autism by columnist Peter McMartin and photographer Glenn Baglo. The author is correct to point out the uniqueness of each person with autism. It is also true though, that life with an autism family member and loved one, is an emotional roller coaster ... Read on »
Autism Society Canada Rejects Evidence Based Approach To Autism Treatment And Fails Autistic Children by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 11:30pm Recent statements by current Autism Society Canada President Kathleen Provost to a Montreal Gazette reporter have me asking again what the ASC actually does to help autistic Canadians? When the ASC can not even tell the Canadian public in a forthright manner what numerous American state and professional agencies have told us for years ... Read on »
Autism and Education: CACL Promotes Discrimination Against Autistic Children by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 11:00pm The Canadian Association for Community Living, and its provincial counterparts like the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, have done much to help persons with disabilities. Unfortunately despite their many good deeds they have also, for many years, been actively and intentionally promoting discrimination against some children with A ... Read on »