Managing Editor's Note: Click on the photo to enlarge it. The PDF of the full note is clearer (HERE) and includes a bizarre comparison to the cochlear implant community and homosexuality. There's an IACC meeting today, and you can CALL IN: See HERE.)
By Katie Wright
The way the Reagan administration responded to AIDS in 1981 is looking pretty good compared with how some NIH bureaucrats are now reacting to the autism epidemic.
Never before has a community of advocates and suffering kids been treated with such contemptuous disrespect as the NIH and IACC treats families affected by autism.
When we last left off with the IACC story, we learned that according to Dr. Yvette Janvier, GI diseases and immune disorders do NOT exist amongst the ASD population. In fact, Janvier was “offended” by the mere suggestion. (Click HERE to read about Dr. Janvier.)
When the subject of adverse vaccine reactions and vaccine court arose, Dr. Landis and Dr. Matt State rolled their eyes and furiously passed notes with each other each. No, this isn’t 5th grade; it is the Interagency Autism Committee, sponsored by the federal government.
After the meeting adjourned a parent in the audience noticed a bunch of notes on the floor near where Lyn, Story and Matt had been seated. You will not believe what Story’s note said. Well, you will believe it but you will be appalled. CLICK HERE TO READ THE NOTE.
“I wonder if Lyn Redwood is pushing autism as a multi-symptom disorder in order to feed into vaccine injury awards.”
I must be doing something really, really wrong because autism has nearly bankrupted my family. Where is Christian’s big award? Where did I go wrong? Maybe Story can explain how autism is really a get rich quick scheme? Like fools, my husband and I have paid out hundreds of thousands in therapy, medical tests, doctor consults, etc. If only I had known that my son’s regressive autism = big injury award and Easy Street!
Seriously, probably the second most powerful member of IACC has attributed the medical symptoms of autism to greedy parents looking for an easy payday. All that GI, autoimmune and regression research we have been pushing is merely a means to cash in? Those years of bloody diarrhea, febrile seizures, chronic autoimmune dysfunction, and loss of fine and gross motor skills were all part of our plan to win some money in vaccine court?
Dr. Story Landis needs to resign from IACC. How could Landis imply that families are “trying to make” autism into a total body disease in order “to feed into vaccine injury awards.” Dr. Landis, I think I speak for most parents with regressive kids, when I say; we didn’t try to make autism into a total body disease, it just is. In fact, we spend almost every waking moment trying to make our kids healthy again. How dare you suggest that any amount of money could ever begin to make up for the torment and pain our children have endured.