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Detect Age of Autism Early at One Year Old

Now, the age of autism can detect early although the child do not show the symptom of autism speaks. Autism is also known as a highly complex developmental disorder in children and usually shows symptoms before the child on three years old. Scientist...

>Overcoming the Stigma of Vaccination

> Public health organizations are doing a poor job of advocating for vaccination. Conversely, anti-vaccination groups are successfully spreading misinformation and discouraging vaccination. In Michael Willrich’s New York Times editorial, Wh...

Overcoming the Stigma of Vaccination

Public health organizations are doing a poor job of advocating for vaccination. Conversely, anti-vaccination groups are successfully spreading misinformation and discouraging vaccination. In Michael Willrich's New York Times editorial, Why Parents Fe...

New Insights Into The World Of Autism

New Insights Into The World Of Autism Autistic individuals may have symptoms that are independent of the diagnosis, but that can affect the individual or the family. An estimated 0.5% to 10% of individuals with ASD show unusual abilities, ranging fro...
by COOL GOBO on Feb 4, 2011

A Poem On Autism – The Age Of Autism

A Poem On Autism – The Age Of Autism Casually spread over striped sheets and throw pillows purple, blue, red I lie on my bed phone by my head chatting away with an old friend one of those routine correspondences– monthly ok, bi-monthly ok, I...
by COOL GOBO on Jan 31, 2011

Katie Wright demonstrates AoA mentality

Over at the Clown Blog, Katie Wright pens a sulky screed targeting Peter Bearman. Lets go through it. Dr. Peter Bearman, a professor of sociology at Columbia University, recently released a research paper alleging that half of the meteoric rise in AS...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on Sep 30, 2010

Donald Triplett – Autism’s Patient Zero

Donald Triplett is (for he is still alive) Kanner’s Case 1. Recently the story in a lovely portrait in The Atlantic, Donald has also had the sad misfortune to slowly but inexorably become a poster child for the autism/anti-vaccine movement. As...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on Sep 26, 2010

Age of Autism – the book – sales figures

Deep in the heart of the Big Pharma Wackosphere, shadowy figures, twisted into parodies of humanity by their greed, shuffled to and fro. They all carried the stain of Big Pharma – a tattoo of Darth Offit – on the back of their left hand s...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on Sep 19, 2010

Perspectives Anthology launches August 22, 2010

Perspectives Anthology launches today - Long Island autism | Examiner.comMarc RosenLong Island Autism ExaminerOver the past several months, two men gathered, selected, edited, and compiled poetry from over fifty poets, from three continents, to bring...

Review of the Introduction of Age of Autism – the book.

So begins the Olmsted/Blaxill upcoming book ‘Age of Autism’. ...instead of taking Kanner’s word for it, [we decided] to learn about these previously anonymous families ourselves. We took clues from his extensive case descriptions...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on Aug 23, 2010

Raving Mother is Raving Mad Today

I've been scouring the web today reading all sorts of horrendous things parents of Autistic children are saying about Ari Ne'eman, self advocate, founder of ASAN, and presidential nominee to the National Council on Disabilities. From calling him a me...

The war on Tom Insel and the IACC

Tom Insel is director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) but he is better known to readers of this blog as the chair of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. If you read other autism blogs, he’s probably very well known...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on Oct 23, 2009

It’s time to stop the intimidation tactics towards the IACC

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) is group of government employees and autism community stakeholders who are chartered with coordinating research activities within the U.S. government’s Department of Health and Human Services...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on Oct 21, 2009

Asperger Syndrome is not a disability, just ask Lenny Schafer

Lenny Schafer wrote one of the most insulting comments I have seen on the Age of Autism blog in a long time. This is actually old news—the comment was made on Luly 13th. I missed the comment, but how did I miss that it was, no kidding, picke...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on Aug 6, 2009

Autism Minnesota Somali community see through anti-vaccine brigade

In November last year, David Kirby wrote a Huffington Post entry about the Minnesota Somali autism situation saying: In fact, one of the most obvious “environmental” differences between Minnesota and Somalia is mass vaccination…...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on May 29, 2009

Circling the Wagons

The alternative medicine community is certainly loyal to their own. This seems especially true in the world of Autism where no idea is ever abandoned, no practitioner ever criticized. After the Chicago Tribune published articles on the Geiers (an...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on May 28, 2009

Is lupron just a chemical restraint?

Since it was first proposed by Mark and David Geier, Lupron therapy for autism has been criticized heavily. Do a google search—if your results are like mine, the first hit is a blog post by Kathleen Seidel “Playing with Fire“. Ms.
by Left Brain/Right Brain on May 26, 2009

What do corrupt politicians tell us about autism policies in the UK?

One strand of thinking in those who promote the autism-MMR vaccine hoax in the UK is that the political system is corrupt. At the worst level this leads to conspiratorial thinking, as in this statement from an Independent leader from February 24th 20...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on May 26, 2009

Is lupron just a chemical restraint?

Since it was first proposed by Mark and David Geier, Lupron therapy for autism has been criticized heavily. Do a google search—if your results are like mine, the first hit is a blog post by Kathleen Seidel “Playing with Fire“. Ms.
by Left Brain/Right Brain on May 26, 2009

What do corrupt politicians tell us about autism policies in the UK?

One strand of thinking in those who promote the autism-MMR vaccine hoax in the UK is that the political system is corrupt. At the worst level this leads to conspiratorial thinking, as in this statement from an Independent leader from February 24th 20...
by Left Brain/Right Brain on May 26, 2009


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