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Dachel Media Update: Autism Friendly Lion King, Measles in TX

Online newsBy Anne Dachel

Read Anne's comments after the jump.

Sept 2, 2013, Vaccine Liberation Army: (VIDEO) Dr. Russell Blaylock, Neurosurgeon: How Vaccines Harm Child Brains


Sept 1, 2013, Washington Post: Worrying - unnecessarily - about vaccinating your child 
 
Sept 1 2013, Peoria (IL) Journal Star: Measles cases put Texas megachurch under scrutiny


Sept 1, 2013, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh is among first cities to present autism-friendly 'Lion King'

Sept 1, 2013, Nampa (ID) Post-Tribune: Specialists, teachers discuss approaches to children with autism

August 31, 2013, Longview (TX) News-Journal: Again, online information often misleads

August 31, 2013, Fox 2 Detroit: Measles cases put Texas megachurch under scrutiny

August 29, 2013, Dallas Morning News: Anti-vaccine superstition endangers us all The Dallas Morning News


 
 
Vaccine Liberation Army

A MUST WATCH....Everything you want to know.....

A comprehensive coverage on vaccine risks that should be sent to all prospective parents, pregnant women, grandparents...you name it!  Dr. Blaylock discusses the failure of government and doctors to protect our children.
 
Washington Post
  
"Still, the controversy surrounding thimerosal helped buoy the anti-vaccine movement in the late '90s. About the same time, the movement began to focus on the potential links between the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism, spurred by the publication of a study - which was later retracted - that claimed that the MMR vaccine could cause autism. The paper was subsequently found to be fraudulent, and the author, Andrew Wakefield, a British doctor, lost his medical license."
 
This reporter vaccinated all three of her kids and they were all fine, so what's the big deal?  Dr. Neal Halsey says your chances of a vaccine reaction are one in a million.  I posted lots of comments.
 
Peoria (IL) Journal Star  and
ABC 6 Philadelphia:  had the same story.  I posted comments.

"A fear of the MMR vaccine can be traced to a now-discredited paper published in 1998 by British researcher Andrew Wakefield and colleagues that suggested a link between autism and the combined childhood vaccine for MMR. Repeated studies since have shown no connection, the paper was eventually rejected by the journal that published it and Britain's top medical board stripped Wakefield of the right to practice medicine.

"'We do know how to effectively prevent measles. We do know that and so a choice not to do that, to put a child at risk is just an unsupportable, an unconscionable choice. And in addition, you put others at risk,' said Dr. Paul Offit, chief of infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia."

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

"Pittsburgh is the third American city to present a performance of Disney's "The Lion King" tailored to the needs of adults and children on the autism spectrum. The performance at 2 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Benedum Center is presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, working with Disney Theatrical Productions, local autism organizations and community liaisons.

"Modeled after similar performances presented by the Theater Development Fund on Broadway and The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston, the musical will make slight adjustments to the production, including the reduction of jarring sounds and the elimination of strobe lights focused into the audience. In addition, the Benedum Center lobby will offer quiet spaces and activity areas for families, with trained staff and volunteers on hand for encouragement and assistance."

One mom's comment: "Now this is awesome! As the parent, of a child, with autism, I would so take him, if our area did the same thing. It's nice to hear, people doing good, for those, with special needs!!"

 More conditioning of America. Notice that it's to meet "the needs of adults and children on the autism spectrum." So autism isn't just a disability affecting children? All we need to do is reduce "jarring sounds," eliminate "strobe lights," and "offer quiet spaces."

Notice the comment posted. This parent left to deal with an autistic child is happy about "people doing good for those with special needs." And soon we won't remember a time when we didn't have to have an "autism friendly" world.
 
 Nampa (ID) Post-Tribune

"Lawrence Banta, medical director of the Behavioral Health Unit at West Valley Medical Center, is board certified in psychiatry and neurology and has worked with autism for the past 30 years. He said he remembers being in school and talking about the 1 in 10,000 statistic, and said he thinks the research was so new then, many people who did fall along the spectrum went undiagnosed.

"'I think in that sense, we screwed up, we didn't know what we were doing,' Banta said....

"Developing research and methods of scanning, including brain positron emission tomography imaging - also known as a PET scan - have proven useful in identifying which areas of the brain aren't connecting normally and can help parents design a plan that addresses associated behaviors and difficulties.

"No exact cause is known for any form of autism, though Banta said he has examined theories including vaccines, gluten and environmental toxins.

"'If there were anything to those, I would jump on board, but I just can't find anything that convinces me,' he said."

Dr. Banta has worked in the field of autism for THE PAST THIRTY YEARS and he doesn't believe there's been a real increase.  ...It's hard to know what to say.  WHERE ARE THE ADULTS?  GO FIND THEM, DR. BANTA!  I posted lots of comments that I hope Banta looks at because he's looked into "theories" like vaccines, and hasn't been convinced.  I guess autism's just a mystery that he is making a living from.
 
Longview (TX) News-Journal

"'...we can tell you that the government has not compensated any case based on a determination that autism, in the absence of acute neurologic illness, was actually caused by vaccines.

"'The government has compensated cases where a child showed sudden serious brain illness (called acute encephalopathy) at the time of vaccination. Some of these compensated children go on to develop long-term medical and developmental problems. These problems may be the result of the brain illness or may develop for other reasons. Long-term medical problems may include seizures, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, mental retardation, as well as the diagnosis of autism.'"
Read that last paragraph. Some vaccine damage ends up being called autism, but it's not causal? I can't figure that out.

I posted lots of comments. Links are working!
 
Fox 2 Detroit

"A fear of the MMR vaccine can be traced to a now-discredited paper published in 1998 by British researcher Andrew Wakefield and colleagues that suggested a link between autism and the combined childhood vaccine for MMR. Repeated studies since have shown no connection, the paper was eventually rejected by the journal that published it and Britain's top medical board stripped Wakefield of the right to practice medicine."

"We do know how to effectively prevent measles. We do know that and so a choice not to do that, to put a child at risk is just an unsupportable, an unconscionable choice. And in addition, you put others at risk," said Dr. Paul Offit, chief of infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia."

One side only.  The cover-up is massive.  I posted comments.

Dallas Morning News

"I don't know where most people get their medical information, but my doctor is exactly where I get mine. Among other reasons, she has been to medical school, as opposed to wallowing in unverified claims made by monster-shouters on the Internet.

"Too many people, though, seem eager to embrace 'alternative' pseudo-science. They've forgotten that we are now safe from gruesome diseases that used to cripple and kill people with terrifying regularity.

"There are a lot of sources to blame for the flat-earth wave of modern vaccine denial: the disgraced British physician who came up with the phony autism theory in the first place; hipster parents who harbor a trendy mistrust for pharmaceutical companies and anything involving "chemicals"; religious conservatives skeptical of government agencies and mandates; and most tragically, parents desperate to identify a villain that accounts for their children's disabilities...."

Jacquielynn Floyd finds "anti-vaccine" parents to be as dumb as rocks. Her real message is: Parents, we just don't care why your child has autism.

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So now they're calling it superstition? I'm insulted.

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