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Help a Child with Autism Fulfill His Swimming Dreams

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February 5, 2017 Hello, my name is Lucia Alonso. I am the mother of a child who is 11 years, full of life and dreams that I, as his mother, have taken as my mission in life to make a … Continue reading

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What Now? Life as an Adult on the Autism Spectrum

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January 29, 2017 My baby turns 18 in a few days. I should be getting prepared for life as an “empty-nester.” Not for this mom, though. You see, my oldest son is just shy of his 20th birthday; before you … Continue reading

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Autism is a Crisis Requiring Urgent Solutions across the Spectrum

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January 17, 2017 The other day, I shared a blog regarding the current autism rates to my personal Facebook page. I shared it because I find it infuriating that we are still in a place where we are downplaying both the … Continue reading

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The Anti-Vaccine Movement Shows Why Mainstream Media Is Broken

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January 10, 2017 This was written in response to an opinion piece published in the Washington Post entitled “The Anti-Vaccine Movement Shows Why Facebook Is Broken.” I think it’s rather amusing that everyone in the mainstream media and medical community … Continue reading

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Acetaminophen Use in Early Childhood: What’s the Evidence?

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December 29, 2017 Despite the overwhelming evidence against it, medical professionals are still recommending Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Panadol (paracetamol) for children, making it crucial for parents to educate themselves. Therefore, we are delighted today to have Duke University researcher, William Parker, … Continue reading

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Nurse Practitioner Does a 180 on Vaccines

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December 21, 2017 I know many people want to hear from medical professionals about how their vaccine views have evolved. So here you go. I’m a nurse practitioner, and here is my story. My dad is a pediatrician, and I … Continue reading

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15 Reasons Why Special-Needs Moms Are Superheroes

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December 19, 2017 We live in a world that loves a superhero movie or story. The good old fashioned good-vs.-bad movie never disappoints at the box office, raking in the billions, a clear indication that now, more than ever, people … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Vaccines: Your Doctor Doesn’t Know What He Doesn’t Know

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December 14, 2017 I encountered this “public service announcement” in a Facebook group I belong to. It’s a terrific concise introduction to the sorts of questions that pregnant women need to start asking themselves and their doctors NOW, before they … Continue reading

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Should Tics, Asthma, Allergies, Autism, PANS, & ADEM Be Acknowledged Vaccine Injuries?

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December 6, 2017 This Friday, December 8, the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines, the last holdout intended to be a voice for vaccine-injured children, will decide whether they will recommend the addition of tics, asthma, allergies, autism, PANDAS,[*] PANS,[†] PITANDS,[‡] … Continue reading

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We did Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for My Son with Autism and This is What Happened

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November 21, 2017 I have been following the results of individualized transcranial magnetic stimulation (iTMS) and similar treatments for quite some time. I knew I wanted to try it for my son Harry, but I wanted to wait until I … Continue reading

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