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Robert Kennedy talks about the cover up regarding vaccines and Autism. In June 2000, a group of top government scientists and health officials gathered for a meeting at the isolated Simpsonwood conference center in Norcross, Georgia. Convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the meeting was held at this Methodist retreat center, nestled in wooded farmland next to the Chattahoochee River, to ensure complete secrecy. The agency had issued no public announcement of the session -- only private invitations to fifty-two attendees.
I don't know if people have heard about the missing autistic man who wandered away from a camp near Grantsburg, Wisconsin. I live about 20 miles away from that camp and my grandparents used to live about a mile from that camp. My mom also grew up in Grantsburg. This situation of the lost man suffering from Autism hit a little close to home.
Low birth weight and preterm birth increase the risk for children developing autism later in life.
Only a handful of colleges, universities in the U.S. offer master's degrees in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), a treatment for autism identified by the CDC as being effective in the education and treatment of individuals with autism. Sage is among them offering Autism Treatment.
In response to a court case regarding Michelle Cedillo (one of thousands of families attempting to establish the connection between vaccines and their child's autism), Dr. Paul Offit, chief of infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania claims the apparent connection between vaccines and autism is "nothing more than a sad coincidence".
Some kids with autism may have a genetic defect that affects the muscles.
The autism treatment site, created by UPMC, will be the first of its kind in Pennsylvania for autism patients.
Lawmakers will unveil a comprehensive legislative package of eight bills to address the issues related to the rise in diagnoses of children with autism spectrum disorders in California.