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By Anne Dachel
“Certified Autism Centers”
What are they all about?
In case you’re not familiar with this term, it’s now it’s showing up all over. As my posts on Loss of Brain Trust show, businesses around the globe are now out to become official “Certified Autism Center,” AKA CAD. This means that people in individual businesses have been trained to deal with members of the public who are on the autism spectrum.
If enough businesses get certified, whole cities can be “Certified Autism Centers.”
To become a certified autism center, 80% of a business's staff need to take a 30-minute online training course that helps staff understand how to communicate with those who have autism.
It can cost up to $10,000 to get this distinction, as the story from Benson, AZ shows, but it does make good business sense.
More and more kids are diagnosed with autism. Although no one is alarmed about the numbers, one in every 36 kids, one in every 22 boys officially has autism. So it’s time to recognize the potential here.
The 17 stories I posted calmly tell us the jaw-dropping stats:
With 1 in 6 people having a sensory need or Sensitivity and 1 in 36 children diagnosed with autism in the United States the demand for more trained and certified healthcare options like Adlera Lab is at an all-time high.
Burnett and others who spoke at Tuesday's groundbreaking highlighted the need for a CAD city saying that Autism Spectrum Disorder occurs in 1 in 36 people.
“It’s growing at a rate at 600% so just those statistics alone tells us we need to be in prime position to be able to accommodate those visitors and those residents that may have autism spectrum disorder," Burnett said.
“With the recent CDC update of 1 in 36 children being diagnosed with autism in the United States, the demand for more trained and certified options like Dr. Phillips Center is at an all-time high.”
“With one in 36 children diagnosed with autism, the certification will also benefit our local families….”
With recent autism diagnosis rates increasing to 1 in 36 children, according to the CDC, and the prevalence of sensory needs as well as adults diagnosed later in life, the need has never been greater to ensure first responders have a better understanding of how to approach and assist autistic individuals.
The CDC reports that one in 36 children have been identified as having autism spectrum disorder.
“One in six people have a sensory need or sensitivity, and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) just updated the Autism diagnosis rates in the U.S. here to one in 36 individuals are now getting diagnosed with Autism,” Tekin said.
Recently the CDC updated the autism diagnosis rate to 1 in 36 children, which means the need for more hospitality and entertainment options for these travelers and their families has never been greater.
About 1 in 36 kids in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every year, more and more destinations join a growing list of places that are dedicated to ensuring every visitor's needs are met so that they feel welcome, cared for and, most of all, can have fun.
We have become desensitized to the autism numbers. They mean nothing. The reality of all these disabled children among us is now normal and acceptable.
I remember back over the past 20 years, watching autism overtake our children, all the while health officials and doctors did nothing year after year, despite unstoppable increases.
There has never been more than mild concern about autism. The only thing people at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Pediatric Association know about autism is this: STUDIES SHOW NO LINK TO CHILDHOOD VACCINATIONS.
Other than that, THEY KNOW NOTHING. There’s no known cause or cure. They’re never sure IF MORE KIDS ACTUALLY HAVE AUTISM.
No U.S. health official has ever used the word CRISIS when talking about autism. Mostly they all just scratch their collective heads over this mysterious condition that may or may not be affecting more and more kids. It may just be that kids have always been like this, we just never noticed.
So check out all the places ready, willing and able to accommodate “those who have autism.” It’s all good. No one cares where all the autism is coming from.
Here’s what we see:
“It really is about inclusivity…”
“It’s part of our effort to make sure we are 100% inclusive.”
“We're proud to lead the way and it’s really going to be important for our vision of inclusiveness in High Point and to our economy and we just couldn’t be more proud…”
“Really, it opens a lot of windows and doors for our attractions and our restaurants and our amenities here in town.”
“This is a way to open your tourism and hospitality business to new markets and be better positioned to accommodate guests with neuro differences…”
“As a Certified Autism Center, we continue to show our community that everyone is welcome at our facility.”
“We are incredibly proud to become the first water park in the Middle East to receive the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation.”
I can’t imagine a more reckless disregard for children than the attitude of those officials who see this happening and refuse to recognize it.
Somehow we make believe that we can normalize autism. We call it neurodiversity. We celebrate it.
If we just have awareness and acceptance, autism won’t be a problem. Where all these kids are coming from is a question we simply won’t ask.
By Wayne Rohde
The Vaccine Court looks at the mysterious and often unknown world of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP), the only recourse for seeking compensation for those who have been injured by a vaccine. The NVICP, better known as the ”Vaccine Court,” however, is not without controversy.
Established by Congress as a direct result of the passage of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, the NVICP was supposed to offer a no-fault alternative to the traditional injury claims filed in state or federal courts and was to provide quick, efficient, and fair compensation for those who have been injured by vaccines. The reality, however, is that many cases take several years or longer to complete and require tremendous commitment from families already pushed to the brink of bankruptcy caring for the vaccine-injured family member, only to discover that the end result is manipulated by the government in defense of the US vaccine policy.
A Letter to Liberals: Censorship and COVID: An Attack on Science and American Ideals
By Robert Kennedy Jr.
A leading Democrat challenges his party to return to liberal values and evidence-based science
Democrats were the party of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and faith in scientific and liberal empiricism. They once took pride in understanding how to read science critically, exercising healthy skepticism toward notoriously corrupt entities like the drug companies that brought us the opioid crisis, and were outraged by the phenomenon of “agency capture” and the pervasive control of private interests over Congress, the media, and the scientific journals.
A Letter to Liberals is Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s, challenge to “lockdown liberalism’s” embrace of policies that are an affront to once cherished precepts.
Denial: How Refusing to Face the Facts about Our Autism Epidemic Hurts Children, Families, and Our Future
By Mark Blaxill and Dan Olmsted
Even as the autism rate soars and the cost to our nation climbs well into the billions, a dangerous new idea is taking hold: There simply is no autism epidemic.
The question is stark: Is autism ancient, a genetic variation that demands acceptance and celebration? Or is it new and disabling, triggered by something in the environment that is damaging more children every day?