Autism_yesterday_adBy J.B. Handley

Like 140 other families, my wife and I hosted a recent screening of Autism Yesterday. If you haven’t seen the film yet, I hope you take the time to take a look. At 26 minutes long, it’s a quick viewing, and I think for newly diagnosed families it can make a real difference (it’s now available at HERE).

At our screening, we were blessed to have Jenny McCarthy, four of the families from the film, and, most importantly, two of the recovered children who had been featured in the movie. For the 250 attendees of our screening, seeing these beautiful, completely recovered children on stage was a memorable, powerful, and for some, life altering experience.

We have received so many beautiful emails from parents who saw the film. I thought I would share this one below, which was particularly moving:

I just wanted to share something with you all as a result of your DVD.

My laptop was out in the garage today and the DVD was sticking out of the slot. I guess my 7 year old, "recovered" daughter popped it into the computer and watched it for a bit before I realized what she had done. We watched together for a bit.

I have never told Macie that she is, was autistic. I have only told her that she is allergic to some things and has to take vitamins because her body doesn't always work right. When we have chelated, I have told her that her body isn't able to get rid of bad stuff like some people and so we take things that help get the bad stuff out.

Anyway, she continued to watch and listen. Every now and then, she would turn to me and say things like, is that what happened to me, that is what I used to do, or ask if she did that too when she was little.

Then she asked if she was autistic. I told her that yes, she was, but that she was almost all better now because of all of the hard work that she did with her vitamins and working with her teachers and the space machine (hbot). She loved watching the kids and seeing them get better. By the end, she knew all of their names.

When it was over, she turned to me and said, "Mom, maybe we should write to the President of the United States and tell him not to give anymore shots to kids because it makes them get lost."

I turned to her and took her face in my hands, tears began to fill my eyes. I was, at that moment, so incredibly proud and sad and overwhelmed, encouraged and hopeful.

I told her that what she just said was the smartest and most beautiful thing she has ever said in her whole life. She beamed, we hugged and then she said, "I love you, mom". I will remember that moment for the rest of my life.

And it has given me more resolve to continue the fight. Thank you for this wonderful movie.

Kris Wiseman
Proud Rescue Angel

J.B. Handley is Editor at Large for Age of Autism and co-founder of Generation Rescue.


angela Warner

Kelli took the words right out of my mouth and if I wore make-up of any kind, I too would have mascara and eyeliner running down my face.

Beautiful! JB thank you so much for sharing with us all.


Julie Obradovic

This week I was asked by the Child Development teacher at the school where I teach to give a presentation on Autism. It started as a 1 day thing and became a 3 day event. There's just so much to tell! Anyway, to wrap things up today I played Autism Yesterday for the class. Some of the students were crying, but one girl in particular told me that she has a 5 year old niece with autism and that until yesterday, no one in her family had any idea there was anything they could do. She said her mom was crying when she looked up the web sites I recommended. One more child will hopefully be put on the path to recovery today.

As an added note, after my premier I was contacted by a special education teacher in the audience to do a similar presentation on May 15th for her school district. I have just added another event on June 17th. (I feel like a celebrity or something!)

This movie continues to touch people in so many ways we'll never know. Fight on, warriors! Fight on!

Autism mom

"When it was over, she turned to me and said, "Mom, maybe we should write to the President of the United States and tell him not to give anymore shots to kids because it makes them get lost.""

Kris, could you please help your daughter write that letter. I would be interested in the response she gets, if she gets one at all. Maybe she could write to the incumbent Presidential candidates.

My son was crying in pain at school today because his stomach was hurting terribly. This has got to stop. Its too much to bear.




Tanners Dad

Thank you ... please keep fighting for our children...

Sandy Gottstein

Me, too.

Would that our government was a smart as the children they allege to protect.


Oh drat, now I am bawling AGAIN!!!!!

Beautiful, beautiful..


Just ruined my eyeliner. We can't wait to have to make that painful, difficult decision over when and how to tell our kids about what happened to them because it would mean that they could finally understand.

Kelli Ann Davis

Straight from the mouth of babes....simple, profound and one of the most beautiful things I've ever read.

Harry Hofherr


Michelle O'Neil


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