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Children's Health Defense: 36% Higher Risk of Asthma in Some Kids Who Had Vaccine-Related Aluminum Exposure, CDC Study Shows

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A federally funded study released Tuesday reported a “positive association” between “vaccine-related aluminum exposure” and “persistent asthma” in children 24-59 months old.

Overall, kids in the study who received 3 milligrams or more of vaccine-related aluminum had at least a 36% higher risk of developing persistent asthma than kids who got less than 3, the study’s lead author, Dr. Matthew F. Daley, told The Associated Press.

Daley was quick to urge caution in the interpretation of the results, telling STAT, “I’m still going to advocate for vaccines as strongly as I did before we had these findings.”

The study was published in the medical journal Academic Pediatrics. In addition to Daley, the authors included Dr. Frank DeStefano and other current and former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) staff.

The authors were careful to not suggest a causal relationship between vaccine-related aluminum and asthma and noted that “additional investigation of this hypothesis appears warranted.”  Read the full article at The Defender.

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Lice is Nice! AAP Head Scratcher Decision.

Arthur lousy weekAAP, The American Academy of Pediatricians says it's OK for kids with lice to remain in school. Sending them home promotes stigma and shame. Meanwhile, 100% healthy, robust, disease and presumably vermin free school children have been expelled from school and officially castigated as dangerous threats to other students across the nation for lack of one or more pediatric vaccines. What a lousy idea. The jokes just write themselves. Unfortunately, the joke is on our kids.

Children's TV used to tackle tough topics and teach kids that there was a way to get through embarrassing situations without the rest of the world having to pretend they were normal.  The PBS classic based on Marc Brown's Arthur books was a leader. They had an episodes about bed wetting, asthma, chicken pox (!) and a classic about lice. Oh, and in case you haven't checked on leprosy recently, CDC has rebranded it as Hansen's disease (not to be confused with a crush on the 90s Tween boy band) and says it's A-OK to go to work or school with active leprosy under treatment.

From the AAP Newsletter:

ITASCA, IL--The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated guidance on diagnosing and treating head lice for the first time since 2015, noting that infestations are neither a health hazard nor sign of poor hygiene but can result in significant stigma and psychological stress.

The clinical report, “Head Lice,” published in the October 2022 Pediatrics (published online Sept. 26), describes new medications for treatment and provides an algorithm for management of affected patients and clarification on diagnosis and treatment.

“Head lice are an unpleasant part of the human experience, but they can be successfully managed and are no reason for a child to miss school,” said Dawn Nolt, MD, MPH, FAAP, lead author of the report, written by the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases, Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine, and Section on Dermatology.

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Is The Covid Pandemic Over?

ReallyChildren's Health Defense was deplatformed from Facebook and Instagram, a blow to their ability to communicate with readers around the globe. Please sign up for The Defender daily email so that you keep abreast of their work.  President Biden declared that the Pandemic is over on 60 Minutes this week. He also declared a long winter of sickness and death for the unvaccinated last year, in a grim prediction that fizzled.  CHD covers the story:

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Biden Declares ‘Pandemic Is Over,’ Prompting Calls for End to ‘Absurd’ Vaccine Mandates, Federal Health Emergency

President Joe Biden’s Sept. 18 statement that the COVID-19 pandemic is “over” prompted questions about why his administration hasn’t ended the federal public health emergency and how the government or employers can continue to mandate Emergency Use Authorized vaccines.

In an interview aired Sept. 18 on “60 Minutes,” President Joe Biden declared the COVID-19 “pandemic is over,” in the first such statement by a prominent political figure in the U.S.

Biden made the comment from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which is being held for the first time since 2019... Read more at The Defender.

In his remarks, Biden, using the auto show as a point of reference, stated:

“We still have a problem with COVID. We’re still doing a lotta work on it … but the pandemic is over.

“If you notice, no one’s wearing masks. Everybody seems to be in pretty good shape. And so I think it’s changing. And I think this is a perfect example of it.”

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InstaPlease? AutismAges

Hope and futureWe're on Insta, for now.  Please follow us. We're there with the Autism Ages name and a different profile pic. You can surmise why. Our Twitter has over 30,000 followers, but we've been placed in "sensitive content" mode, so our Tweets come with a warning label. We'll be promoting new books, old books we love and more on Insta. As well as excerpting and linking over to this, the flagship AofA. Social media, mobile devices have changed how and where we read. Add a bolus dose of censorship and it's a challenge to find and keep friends and readers near.  Thanks.  Kim

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Piles of Paperwork

A3821156-59F3-4D72-BB7A-82549C4990F0 Paper! Paper! Paper! Files! Reports! Forms! Applications! Re-applications! Lost Paper! More Paper! Many years ago, someone I used to know said I was lazy and not contributing because I didn't have a real job. AofA is certainly real. And the paperwork required and generated by my three daughters with autism could choke a herd of hungry goats. It's bad during the school years as IEPs and interim meetings and reports pile to the ceiling. If you think it ends upon graduation, I hate to give you a paper cut, but nope, it just changes. If your child receives state or Federal programming, the paperwork accelerates. Mountains of medical records, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the Medicaid Waiver, Day program paperwork, Guardianship reports, Able account management, employment assistance, every aspect of life makes paper! And emails.

Miss a deadline? Not good. Your loved one can be dropped from an important program without your even knowing it. And no one tells you how to navigate the system. NO ONE. I know families who have every IEP in neat binders through the schools years. Scanning digital files has made record keeping a bit easier. Just don't let your hard drive crash.  Do you have a system? 


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Monarchy: Pressures and Discretion

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“Prayers for Elizabeth and her family and all concerned. Lets pray for wisdom and divine intelligence in the transition underway.” (Catherine Austin Fitts)

This is from a letter I wrote to BMJ on-line concerning informed  consent in October 2020:

…I have viewed with concern the idea floated in The Times by Heidi Larson of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine that the Queen could be called on to boost trust in coronavirus vaccine … Would such a promotional exercise really be an appropriate place to start in accepting any of the new products, either for her or for us?

Surely it is imperative that any individual choices are made on the basis of fully informed consent and not collective or political pressure, and this tolerance of individual autonomy is recognised for all vaccines. The recent Cumberlege review has recognised in principle where such pressures could lead… and it is hard to see why vaccines should be exempt. Nor should anyone be labelled an “anti-vaxxer”, least of all by the Prime Minister, because they do not jump into line…

Sadly, less than two years later with both the Queen and her consort - who were generally held to be devotees of homeopathy - are no longer with us, we can safely say we have witnessed one of the ugliest, most inappropriate and manipulative episodes in the history of humanity. In fact, nobody could ever have given informed consent because not only had the products not been adequately trialled, no one really knew what was in them.

Much concern must now focus on her successor King Charles: the United Kingdom is supposed to be a constitutional monarchy and the monarch above politics yet Charles has been a proponent of World Economic Forum policy and prominently helped launch the so-called Great Reset. This engages with policies which have never been democratically discussed or openly spoken about -  which pose a threat to the life, liberty and wealth of ordinary people -  and even if they had been they ought to lie outside a constitutional monarch’s remit. Notably, it involves the transference of wealth from ordinary people to a super-class encapsulated in the statement “You’ll own nothing and be happy”. Much of this transference has already happened with Covid lockdowns.

When neither mainstream politicians or media will talk about these matters it is time for the public at large to ask questions.


Evidence Based Means MONEY

Goose-and-golden-egg-017This is a heck of an article at Safeminds. How many of us begged, borrowed and bankrupted ourselves to get the EVIDENCE BASED ABA therapy that Pediatricians recommended. 20 hours a week. 30 hours a week. School services. It should come as no surprise that the GOLD standard is actually made of gold. Disgusting as ever. Jaded? You betcha.

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Some Claim the Pressure of Billing Hours is Degrading the Quality of ABA Services

The role of private equity companies is to invest money for wealthy individuals, university endowments, and pension funds. These firms intend to make more money for their clients through private investments than what could be made by investing in the stock market. In 2015, private investments in behavioral health totaled $120 million. According to industry analysis, five years later, that amount had grown to $1.2 billion.

Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) has long been considered the gold standard for autism treatment. The therapy is considered such a staple that every state mandates its coverage. In the past decade, there has been a rapid increase in private equity firms investing in ABA providers. With 1 in 44 children on the spectrum and the promise of state-mandated insurance reimbursement, ABA therapy has become a lucrative market for these investors.

However, many question whether this infusion of private equity funds is good for ABA. Since big business has become involved with ABA, families and clinicians are starting to be disillusioned with the therapy and the industry supporting it. Both parties point to financial investors’ fixation on profit and say it has degraded the quality of services that many children receive. Parents complain that ABA, which should be tailored to each child, has become “cookie cutter.” This one-size-fits-all approach allows bigger providers to save money on time-intensive assessments by using treatment plans that were simply copied from other clients. But that reuse goes against the highly individualized treatment plans that ABA is supposed to deliver. One clinician said that time-saving practices made her feel like a “billing machine, trying to make as much money for private equity as possible.” A former ABA provider employee shed more light on this practice and said that private-equity-owned companies would set billing quotas, reward top billers with bonuses, and question any holes in their schedules.

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We are Looking At A Winter of Severe Prices and Struggle

901BE83A-185C-4BD3-8D44-0EB51B4350E2About 9 months ago, the President of the United States issued a stark, morose message to Americans, casting us into two groups. Not Democrat and Republican, as one might expect. But vaccinated and unvaccinated.

“For unvaccinated, we are looking at a winter of severe illness and death… for themselves, their families and the hospitals they’ll soon overwhelm,” Biden continued. “But there’s good news. If you’re vaccinated, and you have your booster shot, you’re protected from severe illness and death, period.”

In the Age of Autism Community, we believe in medical freedom and choice for readers and for your children. We have readers who were compelled to take the Covid vaccine, and readers who will never take one. All welcome. We know that President Biden's words did not come true, neither the praise nor the punishment.

Today, in the colder climates, we are looking at a Winter of severe prices and struggle.  Autism families are not exempt from the vagaries of the economy, in fact, I think we are hit harder than most. Autistic adults who rely on Supplemental Security Income live below the poverty line unless someone (raise your hand with me) subsidizes them. Inflation is catastrophic for the autistic.

 AofA is "Headquartered" (yes, you may chortle) in Connecticut. We're in the region called New England, and our weather has cold, snowy and icy winters. We're also one of the oldest regions in the country; our homes are ancient by standards in most other areas of the country and converting to natural gas is often expensive and impossible. According to Massachusetts statistics, 48% of residents heat their homes with fuel oil, electricity, propane and wood, with fuel oil having the largest share behind natural gas. I decided to look at the price of fuel oil in my area. The last time we saw such high prices was in 2014. A fuel oil tank holds 275 gallons. A full tank fill this week will cost $1262.25. Usage averages 10 gallons a DAY in the dead of winter. That's less than a month of fuel. One thousand two hundred and sixty two dollars a month. The average Social Security benefit for the elderly is just over $1500. The highest SSI benefit is just over $800. 

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Millions Against Medical Mandates Asks Why Pediatric Health Has Plunged

We are not alone in the autismn community. Millions of fellow citizens are wide awake to the grossly diminished stage called childhood. These folks are our friends, even if most are not directly involved with autism. Please join Millions Against Medical Mandates for a plethora of information and support.

Dear MAMM Community, 

Why has the physical and mental health of our children continued to worsen? Why, for instance, were only 12% of our kids experiencing chronic illnesses in the 1980s and now well over half of them are suffering from one or more of these conditions including asthma, obesity, cancer, heart disease, autism, type 2 diabetes, and autoimmune illnesses?  The idea that this is the “new normal” is a total “cop out” and blaming it on genetics is way too simplistic. 

In our feature article written by MAMM's Collaborative Communication Committee, Nate Doromal, he explores some areas steeped in science and common sense to find real answers to this critical question. 

We know that pHARMa (at best) only provides band-aid approaches to health problems.  Manufacturers of toxic chemicals could not care less about the damage they are causing to us and our children by permeating our air, food, and water with their poisons, and, unfortunately (as we saw with the COVID response), our public health system lacks depth of understanding and commitment to getting to the root cause and finding common sense solutions to address health issues.  The truth is, we (all of us) must face the task at hand.  Our children’s health and their future are up to us!

Speaking of solutions, make sure to watch The Toxic Truth About Food and What You can Do About It as well as Dr. Northrup's epic new video interview.

MAMM is dedicated to educating, equipping and empowering MILLIONS so together we can create a saner, freer and healthier future!  


How to Avoid Twitticism

494B273A-5B96-4DF5-8EC7-9391A4C1B438Twitter asks with such earnest intent, "Do YOU know how to spot misinformation?" They want to help enable free expression and dialogue. That's why EVERY Tweet we send out from this site has a SENSITIVE CONTENT brown paper envelope warning on it.  We can tweet a photo of puppies cavorting in a field of daisies while pink clouds rain M&MS down to the cotton candy grass - SENSITIVE CONTENT!  We only remove content if it's harmful...   And that's the problem. Information about autism from A to Z is important to our readers. That includes information about vaccination choice, we're one of the LAST autism organizations that still actively discusses the topics on social media. And the organizations that want to discuss vaccine injury often avoid talking about autism. We're a liability. Makes me hanker for a plate of worms....  Nobody loves us... It's also a risk to me personally. AofA is my passion and my small living.

So what is "harmful" info?  Back in the 1980s, we had the best answer you'll ever find: "...Potter Stewart, Associate justice of the Supreme Court from 1958 to 1981, is frequently remembered for his famous nondefinition of obscenity: “I know it when I see it.” 

We know what's harmful. We know it because we LIVE it.   Follow us on Twitter - ReTweet us  Share us. Thanks.


I Was Profiled! Call the PClice!

305DA754-4FB8-4228-AD05-76B3B98CC461From the "Like we NEED any reminders that WE and our kids are growing older" files."

I was profiled yesterday at the dollarish store called 5 Below. I bought tickets to Sesame Street live last Spring and Meta (Mark Ickerberg et al) must know that we are a Sesame Street family because of it. I refer, of course, to CLASSIC and VINTAGE Sesame Street, back when they taught ABCs, 123s, kindness, sharing, respect for all people and that it was perfectly OK to eat nothing but cookies. We call that the good old days.  Anyhoo.....  5 Below kept showing me ads for a terrific Have a Happy Day T  on my Insta feed. Today, I stopped into a brick and mortar store (look it up kids!) to buy the shirt for my daughter's birthday in a couple of weeks. Here comes the triggered moment!  Grab a hankie. Lock and load your outrage. Start melting, oldflakes!

I found a row of T-shirts (not Sesame Street) and picked one up to take a peek at the graphic. A clerk who was unloading boxes next to me hopped up and said, "Those Are Cropped Shirts!"  Really, Missy?  Are you saying that I am too old for cropped T-shirts??  (Narrator: She IS too old for crop tops.) I smiled and said, "I'm looking for my young, thin daughter."  I laughed out loud as I shopped. Miss B ages out at 22 on her birthday. That's the biggest reminder out there that the years are flying by and that my life is indeed growing cropped.

XOX

Kim


Revised Version: The British Government, the World Health Organization and the Global Coup of 2020

Boris J Stay HomeEarly "Monday" publication for UK.  As ever, thank you to John Stone.

By John Stone

In March 2020 the British Government decided to impose lockdown on the determination of the WHO against the advice of its own medical experts including Sir Chris Whitty - the experts then followed the policy, subordinating their judgment to the outside agency. These events anticipated the WHO’s recent and continuing attempts to formalise global supremacy in health, and demonstrates the arbitrariness and chaos which will inevitably follow 

I am trying to understand the events of March 2020 in the light of an answer to a recent Freedom of Information Request. Why and how was it that four days before lockdown was imposed on March 23 the four Chief Medical Officers of the United Kingdom posted a notice on-line announcing that COVID-19 had been downgraded from the status of High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCID).

This peculiar event has not gone entirely un-noticed but has never really been explained. Before this point the disease named in the document  as COVID-19 (rather than  identified as virus SARS-CoV-2) - was a “high consequence infectious disease”, while almost at the very instant our lives, and everyone’s,  were to be irrevocably pitched into turmoil with the denial of civil liberties and most basic human rights, untold economic destruction and chaos, it was no longer so designated.

If the disease was no longer “high consequence” there could be absolutely no reason for this high level and prolonged disruption, and yet it was at this precise moment that the inevitability of lockdown started to be promoted, only to be confirmed four days later. But according to the CMOs’ reckoning at no point in the past two and a quarter years, whatever actions they took to restrict our lives or coerce us to accept injections of novel products, has the disease been “high consequence”. 

This anomaly cannot I believe be stressed enough: my FOI request produced no new documents but the Department of Health and Social Care drew my attention to a Parliamentary answer by Jo Churchill on November 6,  2020 to Conservative MP John Redwood (submitted fully 5 and a half weeks before on September 28):

The four nations public health high consequence infectious disease (HCID) group made an interim recommendation in January 2020 to classify COVID-19 as an HCID, based on the information that was available during the very early stages of the outbreak.

Once more was known about COVID-19, United Kingdom public health bodies reviewed the available information against the HCID criteria and noted certain changes. These changes included the increase in information available about mortality rates, which are low overall amongst the general population; greater clinical awareness; and the availability of a specific and sensitive laboratory test for the virus.

COVID-19 has not been considered a HCID in the UK since 19 March 2020, but this reclassification has not affected the Government’s response to COVID-19, which remains a comprehensive national effort.

So, the junior minister, Jo Churchill, confirmed that decision was made with due consideration and not because of some expedience: this remained the case on November 6, 2020, and remains the case today because whatever the CMOs have said subsequently to the public, notably government Chief Medical Officer Sir Chris Whitty they have not updated this statement.

With this in mind let us go back and look at what was said in the statement of March 19, 2020 :it may be one of those occasions when British government documents are more revealing than most.

As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious disease (HCID) in the UK. There are many diseases which can cause serious illness which are not classified as HCIDs.

The 4 nations public health HCID group made an interim recommendation in January 2020 to classify COVID-19 as an HCID. This was based on consideration of the UK HCID criteria about the virus and the disease with information available during the early stages of the outbreak. Now that more is known about COVID-19, the public health bodies in the UK have reviewed the most up to date information about COVID-19 against the UK HCID criteria. They have determined that several features have now changed; in particular, more information is available about mortality rates (low overall), and there is now greater clinical awareness and a specific and sensitive laboratory test, the availability of which continues to increase.

The Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) is also of the opinion that COVID-19 should no longer be classified as an HCID.

The ACDP were quite clear and in their letter of 13 March emphasised in capital letters that it was not high consequence.

John Stone addition

They have recorded their expert view for all time this is an infection without implications for health and government policy (it doesn’t have “high consequence”). So, I think it is the next bit we need to look at to explain what happened:

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CHDeplatformed

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Children’s Health Defense has been deplatformed by Meta: that’s Facebook & Instagram.  An online killing is what it is.  The information CHD shares is fact checked, accurate and necessary - and yet, the United States Government allows, nay, encourages, nay nay, dictates removal by Meta, and other media. And Meta gleefully complies.

CHD was removed just as the media is talking up a stockpile of Monkey Pox shots that Americans will also snub in droves. They will refuse them in large part due to the education they got from the diligent work of Children's Health Defense, whose reporting on the Covid Vaccination program and its impact on American children and adults alike helped open millions of eyes previously closed to even the mention of vaccine injury.  I know many people who willingly got their first shot, and many who took the second, who will NEVER take another Cavid vaccine again and who are openly curious about the safety of the pediatric schedule.

Without CHD,  whom will the CDCedia blame? Looks over shoulder.....
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Press Release from CHD:

Actions came on the heels of CHD’s-Meta/Facebook censorship lawsuit appeal.

Washington, DC — Yesterday, August 17, without warning, Facebook deplatformed (unpublished) the Children’s Health Defense (CHD) account. Simultaneously, CHD’s Instagram account was deplatformed (suspended). Each of these platforms had hundreds of thousands of followers. CHD received the following notifications from both platforms:

Facebook and Instagram deplatforming dovetails with CHD’s ongoing censorship lawsuit. CHD filed the lawsuit against Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, in August 2020. Recently, in its Ninth Circuit Court appeal filed on July 29, CHD provided the court with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) produced documents the agency shared with Facebook. These documents, provided to Facebook on a regular basis, contained what the CDC considered misinformation. Titled “COVID Vaccine Misinformation: Hot Topics,” the documents asked tech giants to “be on the lookout” (BOLO) for various topics the CDC considers to be misinformation including: COVID-19 vaccine shedding, VAERS reports, spike protein data and more. The CHD case is currently pending in a Ninth Circuit decision.

Deplatforming by the tech giants came days after the CDC issued new guidance loosening COVID-19 policies — rules which CHD has criticized since the beginning of the pandemic. Within hours of the CHD deplatforming, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky shared her plans for overhauling how the agency works while admitting to a flawed response to COVID-19 and pandemic missteps.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. said, “Facebook is acting here as a surrogate for the Federal government’s crusade to silence all criticism of draconian government policies. Our constitutional framers recognized this peril of government censorship. We don’t need the First Amendment to protect popular or government approved speech. They incorporated the First Amendment specifically to protect free expression of dissenting opinions. They understood that a government that can silence its critics has license for every atrocity.”

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Thanks, Dr Mercola For Covering Autism and Including Age of Autism

Dr mercola take controlOur AofAngel Laura Hayes sent me an email yesterday am telling me I was quoted on Dr. Mercola's site. Aw shucks!  Mercola asked a simple question IGNORED by our current and every former Administration: What’s Behind the Sudden Surge in Autism?  Due to censorship, Dr. Mercola's articles are like the cassette from Mission Impossible, they self destruct shortly after publication to subvert the censors.  I encourage you to subscribe to his newsletter. Dr. Mercola generously allows non-profits to share his work in full. I have linked the body copy of the full autism article below the jump, it will disappear from his site later today, Thursday, August 18.  Thanks.  Kim

What's Behind The Sudden Surge In Autism?

Rates of autism continue to increase in the U.S., with the latest estimates showing that 1 in 30, or 3.49%, of children ages 3 to 17 were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in 2020.1The data, gathered in 2019 and 2020, came from the U.S. National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and revealed that out of 12,554 children surveyed in 2019 and 2020, 410 were diagnosed with autism.2

The overall prevalence of autism in 2019 was 2.79%, increasing to 3.49% in 2020, which represents a 53% increase since 2017.3The study also revealed that autism prevalence increased from 2014 to 2016, decreased from 2016 to 2017, and then increased from 2017 to 2020.4 The stark rise in autism rates in the U.S. is difficult to ignore, but what’s driving the increase remains a mystery.

Are Higher Vaccination Rates Involved?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention puts out an estimated autism rate every four years, but the data looks primarily at higher-income families, which could lead to underestimates of the true autism rate. The NHIS data is more accurate, because it included data from lower-income families, revealing that the rate of autism in lower-income families is higher than in higher-income families...

...Many, like Dr. Marc Siegel at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine, continue to blame the rise in autism diagnoses on parents being more aware of autism signs in their children, but even he acknowledged, “there’s also probably something that women are exposed to in the womb that we don’t yet know about that could be causing it.”25  But as noted by Kim Rossi, managing editor of Age of Autism:26

“Autism numbers continue to rise unabated. But no one is really concerned … Notice how Siegel alludes to ‘something women are exposed to in the womb’ which is ‘probably’ also a factor. After thirty years of exploding autism statistics, we’re still totally uninterested in what that ‘something’ might be.”

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The Catastrophic Costs of Complying Continued

AofA Op EdNote: We first ran this post on August 14, 2020. Now, 2 years and 1 day later, it's still complycated (sic).  The CDC just equalized those they had so badly demonized. The long dark Winter of death, dread, doom, dingbats and destruction is now the Summer of "we're not dead yet!" for the control group.  Thanks as ever to Laura Hayes - her continued support of AofA is a big reason we're also "not dead yet." XOX

By Laura Hayes

I went grocery shopping this past Saturday, first time in 30 days. I find seeing my fellow humans masked, including young children, to be soul-stripping, and I come home angry and depressed. For some reason, I thought I would not be the only unmasked person at this stage of the insanity, but I was wrong. The store was more crowded than I had seen it to date, and yet, I saw no other shopper, or employee, not wearing a mask…nearly 6 months into this global machination.

In the event you haven’t noticed, things are getting worse, not better. And I am not talking about “Covid-19”, whatever that is or isn’t (no way for us to know, as we have been lied to from the get-go). I am talking about the state of our God-given rights, many of which our U.S. Constitution was created to protect, rights that include: the right to breathe freely, minus dangerous impediments; the right to communicate and socialize with others, minus facial covering and physical distancing requirements; the right to move about freely, including frequenting businesses of our choosing, minus finding businesses forcibly closed, and minus absurd shopping and walking around town rules; the right to conduct business, minus being deemed non-essential, minus being restricted in scope and ability to conduct business, and minus being coerced to enforce dangerous and absurd requirements of employees and customers; the right to assemble, minus ridiculous and arbitrary physical distancing and maximum number restrictions, and minus the forced covering of the majority of one’s face; the right to seek medical, dental, and eye care, minus temperature checks, facial masking, and in some cases, Covid-19 testing requirements (with the nasal swab testing causing harm and damage to some of those being tested that way); the right to practice one’s religion, and to congregate and fellowship with others, minus rules and requirements which prevent one from doing so; and the right to pursue life, liberty, and happiness, minus unwarranted, unconstitutional, and unacceptable government interference.

Americans should find it shocking, frightening, and intolerable that acting on our God-given fundamental rights as human beings has now been deemed illegal behavior and can result in being charged with a crime in a growing number of situations and locations. Stop and think about that for a few minutes. That which prior to 2020 were considered basic human rights, including the rights to breathe, smile at others, communicate, entertain, move about, congregate, shop, conduct business, seek care and services, and go to church, have instantaneously been labeled dangerous behaviors if done in a free, unregulated, and unimpeded manner, deemed worthy of fines, ostracization, shaming, social isolation, forced quarantine, closures, lockdowns, lawsuits, and no doubt very soon, prison time and “re-education camps”. Perhaps this is why nearly half of U.S. states have released thousands of prisoners before their sentences were completed, including those who have committed violent crimes…to make room for those who will refuse to comply with rights-stripping, unconstitutional, life-destroying edicts made and enforced by those abusing their positions of power.

In short order, we have been put under mask requirements, physical distancing requirements, quarantining of healthy people, business closures, lockdowns, required testing (or lose your job, or be denied services), contact tracing (how long will it take for literally every American to be put on someone’s list…I predict that could be accomplished in less than 2 weeks), and soon dissenters will be victims of knocks on their doors, removal to quarantine centers and/or re-education camps, forced vaccinations while being held down, and prison time, followed by “suicides” and unexplained deaths.

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Disinformation Chronicle on Dr. Peter Hotez

Disinformation ChronicleNote:  Paul Thacker, Investigative Reporter; Former Investigator United States Senate; Former Fellow Safra Ethics Center, Harvard University, has a Substack newsletter called The Disinformation Chronicle. He wrote about Dr. Peter Hotez, author of Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism, and longtime topic here at AofA.  Hotez is the go to media expert on vaccinations and seems to have replaced Dr. Paul Offit. Below is an excerpt, and you can subscribe if you so choose. We have no affiliation.

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Peter Hotez Sees Aggression Everywhere But In The Mirror
Patrolling scientific discourse, Hotez has a knack for discovering "antiscience" in anyone who disagrees with him.

Jeffrey Sachs, economics professor at Columbia University and chair of an international commission on COVID-19, charged in a wide-ranging interview last week that the National Institutes of Health and allied scientists were impeding an investigation into how the COVID-19 pandemic started. Since the pandemic’s beginning, virologists have been attacking anyone who asks hard questions about what might have started this outbreak.

Predictably, Baylor School of Medicine’s Peter Hotez went on the attack, tweeting that Sachs, as leader of the Lancet Commission, did not represent the views of science. Much like a Pentagon general wrapping himself in freedom and the flag to demand more federal monies for another foreign war—no questions, you anti-war hippie!—Hotez has been shrouding himself in the mantle of science to attack anyone who questions taxpayer funding for dangerous virus research by the National Institutes of Health.

Unfortunately for Sachs, he is just Hotez’s latest target. Read more here.


Do You “Announce” Autism for Safety?

5FB40D2E-0A8A-422D-95E0-C3FEF7D2E046I purchased these stickers from Amy Yardley a few weeks ago. This one is on my front door, slightly doctored to reflect 3 residents, in case of emergency. I used to hesitate to "advertise" my daughters' autism like this. How about you? The fact is, if police, fire or EMS came to our home, it would be unfair not to give them a heads up, and unsafe for my daughters.

Speaking of police, on Saturday I took a mid afternoon shower. As I was dressing, Miss G came into my room and said, "The police are here." Not what you want to hear while toweling off. I quickly threw on a sundress and looked out the window. Sure enough, a police SUV was right in front of my house. Uh oh. My first though was that she'd called 911 by accident. Miss G kept saying, "The police are here! At the house." She was very matter of fact, not at all disturbed. (I was!)

As we walked outside, I saw a utility truck installing something atop a telephone pole. Ah HA! Police stay when utility work is being done, even on a tiny dead end street like ours. Gianna and I walked toward the officer.  She made me smile when she said, "The police keep us safe." I have drummed safety into her head every day for a long time!

I signaled to the officer to please roll down his window (I am roll down the window old, friends.) I explaineEmergency alert stickerd that Miss G has autism. and she had alerted me to his presence. He told her he was proud of her and was kind in communicating with her. Then I told him what she had said, "Police keep us safe." He smiled. I imagine he's heard a lot worse.

If you'd like a sticker, reach out to Amy Yardley, who created these durable, brightly colored, 4'” x 3" stickers.  They cost $5 apiece plus $1 dollar for shipping.  You can email Amy Yardley at amyisnow@hotmail.com.


Travel Mask Mandate In Our Future?

Cj maskNote: Mask mandates can be highly discriminatory to children and adults with autism. The lock down never really ended once mask mandates were in place.  Even just walking through a store became impossible for some. And the mandates opened those unable to wear a mask to ridicule, scorn and violence. Most of us are caring enough to stay HOME if we are so sick that we need to wear a mask. Without a mandate. Some of us attempted to help our loved ones with autism to tolerate a mask. I did. Not out of  fear or a desire to be 'compliant." I did it to give them options, if it was needed. I have zero interest in donning another mask - unless I am sick. Same for my daughters, although it's unlikely they would go anywhere if sick.  Choice is choice is choice is choice is choice. And choosy Mother's choose choice. ;)

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HEALTH FREEDOM DEFENSE FUND FILES LEGAL RESPONSE TO BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S EFFORTS TO REINSTATE TRAVEL MASK MANDATE

Justice Department Appealed HFDF’s District Court Victory To U.S. Court of Appeals

Health Freedom Defense Fund, whose court victory overturned the sweeping federal Travel Mask Mandate, has filed its response to the government’s appeal to reinstate the mandate – and recover the sweeping, unprecedented federal regulatory powers over Americans’ daily lives and conduct.   The filing points out major flaws in the legal and scientific justifications for the illegal mandate. 

In a 77-page filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, HFDF – and its attorneys with the Davillier Law Group – detailed how the order requiring all travelers to wear masks lacks not only any rooting in federal statutes, but it also violated existing federal law in how it was promulgated.  The mandate also suffers from an inconsistent application of sound science. 

“The Biden Administration is trying to paper over an illegal, sweeping mandate on Americans that is full of massive legal and scientific holes,” said HFDF Founder and President Leslie Manookian.  “That a federal agency should be able to just usurp the power of Congress, and violate fundamental individual rights is not only at odds with the law – it defies basic common sense.” 

HFDF’s filing demonstrates that its series of COVID-19 actions, including halting rental evictions and shutting down the cruise ship industry, were “extraordinary measures unprecedented in scope.”   In its entire decades-long existence, federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had never claimed any authority over the life or conduct of any person — let alone the entire population. 

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If Doctors Said EVERY Cancer Diagnosis is Likely Terminal What Would Patients Do?

Frustrated doctorIn 1999, a jerk of a doctor at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio diagnosed Mia and Gianna with autism, handed me a $.50 school folder in which the very top piece of information said, "There is no cure for autism, you can only hope to make the person's life better," or something very close to that.  She then went on to tell me that Gianna would likely be on medications for her oppositional defiant disorder by first grade. Gianna was 3 at the time. Then she gave us the HUGE treatment plan, "Call early intervention" and sent us on our merry way. Alone. To tackle then the growing universe of ABA, DAN!, Floortime, Education, TEACCH and 1000 other therapies.

NOTHING HAS CHANGED.

Without divulging any personal info, I am sharing what I read yesterday on a special needs Facebook group, from a Mom whose daughter was just seen for a diagnosis. 

They also said something along the lines of her possibly never being fully independent which scares the crap out of me. Feeling so heartbroken and disappointed. She obviously needs help, why does it have to be such a fight.

Why does a doctor tell a parent the child MIGHT never be fully independent? It's akin to every cancer diagnosis coming with, "Well, it could be terminal, only time will tell."  

It's TIME for change. But who? How? And when?


Emergency Alert Autism Sticker for Car & Home

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Thank you to Amy Yardley for creating these durable, brightly colored, 4'” x 3" stickers.  They cost $5 apiece plus $1 dollar for shipping.

I am placing them in my daughters' bedroom windows, and on my minivan. Sometimes I hesitate to "advertise" their autism (says the woman who wrote a memoir, but you know what I mean.) If we had a car accident and I were incapacitated, the stickers would help emergency responders to help my daughters. Same in the home. It's a tradeoff that works for my peace of mind, and their safety.  

For info on how to order your sticker(s),  email Amy Yardley at amyisnow@hotmail.com.


Dr. Naomi Wolf: Inside the (Covid) Beast

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Founded in 2019, Millions Against Medical Mandates was born of a need to bring collaboration to the health freedom movement. We focus on building relationships with organizations, experts, and individuals. These relationships bring multi-faceted credentials and skills together to educate and equip the millions.

Autism has been the canary in the coal mine for the greater picture that's happening today. When pediatricians and public health officials and legislators and Presidents turned a blind eye to the autism epidemic, they opened the door to the erosion of medical freedom for everyone.  When they actively gaslit us, censored our work, called us names and BANNED our children from school via vaccine requirement laws, they set the stage for losing jobs, and the Jim Crow segregation tactics of Covid.  They pitted American against American in a macabre civil war based on shame and coercion.

I was asked to share this article by Dr. Naomi Wolf. I'm excerpting it and will send you to OUTSPOKEN,  her Substack site. The article is free to read with a few clicks. We've been yelling in the wilderness for so many years. It's a much needed comfort to know that Americans are waking up at last and speaking out. This might be the "gift" of COVID. It has exposed the hypocrisy, disregard, cruelty and lockstep agenda of public health, CDC and WHO.  Autism families have been turned inside out for a long time. Now, we have company. Lots of it.

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Facing the Beast
Can We Really Confront the Biggest Crime in Human History?
Dr Naomi Wolf
July 17, 2022

I was relaxing in our screened porch in our little cottage in the forest, feeling rather pleased with myself. It had been an arduous week of the usual combat for liberty, but there had been victories.

I was reading a decorating magazine (we all have our vices). The grass was dewy; birds were loud. The morning was glorious...

....When I saw the eighteen months’ worth of sudden deaths, slow deaths, encephalies, strokes, heart attacks, pericarditis, myocarditis, Guillain Barre, Bell’s palsy, MS, blood clots, lung clots, leg clots, blue-green breast milk, spontaneous abortions, stillbirths, neonatal seizures, neonatal multi-organ system failure, liver damage, kidney damage, suppressed lactation, suppressed sperm count, disrupted menses, all detailed the Pfizer documents; when I saw the fact that 34,000 plus of the 42000 plus adverse events “cases” itemized in the worldwide rollout of the Pfizer injections, were sustained in the US — with the next largest group being sustained in Western Europe - and that the 56 countries around the world that also had Pfizer injections rolled out, amounted for only a bit over 7000 adverse events total — I knew I was seeing not just medicine gone wrong on a massive scale, but rather that I was seeing an act of war.

When I saw the doubling of neonatal deaths in country after country, the rise of 34% above normal in stillbirths and spontaneous abortions for vaccinated versus unvaccinated mothers; when I saw that 3816 vaccinated women in the VAERS database lost their babies — 57% of all the neonatal deaths in all the time that VAERS records had been kept — [https://www.clarkcountytoday.com/news/cdc-database-shows-death-risk-for-babies-of-vaccinated-mothers/]; when I saw that of 36 pregnancies followed in the Pfizer documents, 28 of the babies died [https://www.drpaulalexander.com/blogs/news/etana-hecht-israeli-scientist-researcher-vaccinated-women-fertility-signals-are-coming-through-the-fda-pfizer-actively-worked-to-keep-this-data-hidden-from-sight-for-our-lifetimes]; when I saw the rise of 40 per cent in death rates and the shocking rise in cases of disability in the West [https://journal.rajeshtaylor.com/further-disturbing-rates-of-disability-mortality-in-life-insurance-data-since-covid-vaccine-rollout/—] I knew I was not seeing just medicine gone wrong on a massive scale, but that I was witnessing an act of war.  Read and comment at Dr. Wolf's Substack HERE.


NAN: New Acronyms Needed Post Pandemic

SosBy Dr. William H. Gaunt, NMD

In order to keep up with recent events, I am proposing a few new acronyms:

(1) SCVDS could stand for Sudden Covid Vaccine Death Syndrome. VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System) has now passed 29,000 reports of people killed by Covid vaccines in the U.S. VAERS picks up only a small fraction of vaccine injuries and deaths so 29,000 substantially understates the actual number of people killed by these vaccines.  SCVDS would help put these deaths in a recognizable category.

(2) SCVBS would stigmatize the Sudden Covid Vaccine Billionaire Scumbags. This is a large and growing group of upper executives of vaccine companies who are becoming filthy rich by developing and promoting covid vaccines which are killing and maiming countless people worldwide.

(3) LSOGA would identify the Lying Scoundrels of Government Agencies. These are the folks who sold their souls to the big pharma devil long ago in exchange for high salaries and respectable titles. Do they actually believe their own lies?

(4) AFBNC would shine a light on the Anthony Fauci Brown Noser Club. These are the scientists who willingly do fake scientific studies to cover for Fauci’s diabolical agendas. Examples are studies designed to discredit hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin. These studies are then used to ban hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin for treatment of early Covid-19. The truth is that these drugs are highly effective and very safe to use in the early stages of Covid-19. Numerous international studies prove these drugs to be effective. Fraudulent studies had to be conjured up to justify banning these drugs. This allowed Fauci’s favorite and shockingly toxic drug remdesivir to be used as the main Covid-19 drug.  These misguided scientists eagerly compete for the following award:

Why do some scientists prostitute themselves in this way? If they go along and do Fauci’s bidding, they get lavish multi-million-dollar grants.  Scientists who refuse to do such fraudulent studies or cross Fauci in any way will never get another dime.

(5) MMF would stand for Mainstream Media Flunkies who robotically read the lines provided to them by powerful big pharma interests. Mainstream media companies will not run stories unfavorable to big pharma because that would endanger the flow of huge advertising revenue. It is just business.

(6) BAPFP would highlight the Bought and Paid for Politicians. They know who actually pays for their re-election campaigns. They are not about to bite the hands that feed them and keep them in office.

(7) GPFBBP should shame the Gullible People Fooled by Big Pharma who eagerly swallow big pharma propaganda hook, line, and sinker. They feel smugly knowledgeable and superior to anti-vaxxers. This group is sadly and embarrassingly large.

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Snug as a Hug on the Rug

FF654A11-FDAB-4A4F-A820-D7191F2BFF4FCheck out this cool squeezey boat thing my daughter got for her birthday. It’s 80” long, made of super durable material like an inflatable bed.  It's called the Comfy Hugging Peapod by BouncyBand. The bottom and sides are inflated, and provide Bella Steam pressure all along the body. I didn't think any of my girls would sit in it. But after just minutes, we were batting .666! (Uh oh.) 2 of my 3 enjoyed it from the get go. One is reticent, but I think she'll come along.

We owned a Steamroller  many years ago. One daughter liked to roll in and and stay for the pressure.  We have a Yogibo bean bag that's a complete bust. No one likes it.

I have 2 of 3 peas able to relax in a pod in my family room. And that ain't bad!

Thanks to Gianna's best (and only) Auntie!!

Bouncyband pea pod

 

 

 

Are you using sensory aids in your home?


To Protect & Serve

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No, not the police. Us. How do you cope with the worry about the inevitable? The other night, my 27 year old said, “I love you,” as I tucked her into bed, not as echolalia, not mimicking me. On her own. It was like a warm hug and a sharp kick in my belly. 


The House We Live In: July 4, 2022

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What is America to me?
A name, a map, a flag I see
A certain word, democracy
What is America to me?
The house I live in
A plot of earth, a street
The grocer and the butcher
And the people that I meet
The children in the playground
The faces that I see
All races and religions
That's America to me

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What A Relief! Autism Portrayal or Betrayal?

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Take heart, researchers have been paid to study the portrayal of autism in books, TV and movies, and it's getting better! The study looked at the lack of adults with autism represented.  Why is that? 

The closest I have seen my daughters' versions of autism portrayed in a movie was in the 1998 Alec Baldwin movie Mercury Rising. It featured an autistic boy named Simon who used PECS and whose Mom was killed after he cracked a super secret government code that no one was supposed to crack. I wept through the movie, as I was just figuring out that my beautiful first born was autistic herself. The title was lost on me, until I started digging into causes.  If they made a follow up movie with Simon as an adult, he would look very much like my daughters.  If the plight of the autistic includes, housing, employment, relationships, across the spectrum, I'm all for that push. Just don't leave behind the Simons of the world.

If you want to read the study, click HERE.


So You Want To Be Autistic: Transautistic Is the New Self-Diagnosed

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This ridiculous graphic is circulating on social media. WHY have our loved ones been SEXUALIZED?? The trans and cis language of gender identity has no place in securing the schooling, services and supports our loved ones need.  Autism is a life changing diagnosis. NEURODIVERSITY was the sneaky insertion of garbage talk that became the norm a decade ago. Self-diagnosis explained away years of failure and personality flaws. "I'm not a lonely, lovelorn jerk with no friends, I'm autistic!" The puzzle piece is deemed offensive while this rainbow, infinity claptrap ROBS our loved ones of their status as Americans with DISABILITIES, not jackasses who tell the politically correct they are unicorns.  It also hijacks a ride on the coattails of an important civil rights movement for gay Americans. Including the man who founded this site, our dear Dan.

PS: A story. 15 years ago, when my daughters were youngsters, I shopped at a natural food store near my home. At each visit, a soft spoken, languid, beautiful young man named Omar would help us. He was always so kind to the girls, even as we lurched through the store's skinny aisles with raised voices and Sesame Street songs and other autismy sounds. He disappeared for many months. I asked the manager, who simply said he had left. One day, I entered the store to see Omar, but it wasn't Omar, it was an even more beautiful young woman in a pretty skirt and top. In my gladness to see him, exclaimed, "Omar, I'm so happy to see you! We missed you."  And gently said to me, "My name is not Omar, it's Jasmine." Without skipping a beat, I stuck out my hand (pre-covid, friends) and said, "It's so nice to meet you Jasmine," then I continued my shopping. She beamed at me. We all deserve respect for who we are. And that includes my daughters with autism.

 


Turns Out It's a Summer of Severe Illness and Death

President Biden Winter of deathIf you read entertainment and sports news sites, it seems that it's celebs and sports stars who are being overwhelmed, collapsing and some are dying "suddenly."  "Suddenly" used to be a euphemism for suicide. "After a long illness" implied cancer. With less stigma than in the past, suicides and cancer deaths are more readily described in newspaper reports.  US Magazine just posted and article about celebrity deaths.

Just yesterday, 32 year old Canadian comedian Nick Nemeroff died suddenly in his sleep. He had made a joke about Ivermectin on Christmas Eve, with a bandaid on his arm. Danny "I will shake your foundation" (Partridge) Bonaduce has  been stricken with a mystery illness that has left him unable to speak or walk properly. Kourtney Kardashian's husband Travis Barker was rushed to Cedars Sinai from a smaller LA hospital. Justin Bieber has a disfigured face due to Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (a rare side effect of the Covid vaccine), and his beautiful young wife Hailey had a stroke.

Correlation does not equal causation. We're not making light of any of these deaths or illnesses. I'd like to see life insurance actuarial reports for the last several years. Have there been more deaths among people under 60, have the statistics changed? Insurers bet that you will NOT die, while you pay your premiums. Payouts are a problem.

Age of Autism focuses on autism, but we branch into many topics. Now that babies as young as 6 months can be vaccinated for Covid, it behooves us to keep an open mind and hopeful hearts that we won't see an increase in infant heart problems and worse.

1967 was The Summer of Love.  And 2022?




British Drug Regulator (MHRA) Develops, Manufactures and Sells Its Own Biological Products Including Vaccines

John Stone UK ColumnBy John Stone

(UPDATE) It is disturbing to have confirmed by Megan Redshaw’s article in The Defender  yesterday  (June 27) that it will be the Gates/WHO/MHRA polio vaccine which is being rolled out in the UK which according to Dr Mark Bailey is not “proved” or in layman’s language “experimental”. Obviously, the Salk oral polio vaccine has not been in use for many years and his comparison is misleading and inappropriate , and we do not know why this product is preferred to the standard inactivated product (IPV).

This is a follow on to a UK Column Report last week with excellent analysis by retired nurse Debi Evans and News anchor Brian Gerrish which focused on the board meeting of the MHRA of Tuesday June 21. There were many disturbing features in the report which runs from 1.06.50 on the link, but one really surprising fact which emerged - and I have been following the MHRA closely since at least 2004 - is that they combine purported role as a regulator of the biologics industry with developing its own biological products and trading with the industry: this happens through its subsidiary since 2013 the National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) though it’s  not immediately clear how long NIBSC has traded its own biological products.

Of particular relevance is that coincidentally with this meeting a new polio scare was being launched in the UK - no one as of this present time has been diagnosed with polio but polio has been detected in a North East London sewer. It is therefore fascinating to follow the conversation (which I have transcribed as best I can) between to the interim director of NIBSC, Mark Bailey, and Stephen Lightfoot, Chairman of MHRA (at 1.22.18):

Bailey:

Significant investment by NIBSC and also its partners the Gates foundation and of course its part of   the WHO lab in (indecipherable) and of course basically premiere eradication. There are three strains of polio and the team at NIBSC developed three different vaccines. It happens that strain two is the one that has been deployed most in clinical trials in Africa and it's listed product by the WHO which mean it can be used in emergency situations even though it is not proved. We are now moving to clinical trials with the other two strains as well, so it's very exciting: it's a huge huge combination: its effect is that this vaccine cannot revert. So the Salk vaccine which was used with most of us as kids there was always a low chance of it reverting back to wild type which means things like polio begins to appear in the population. This is a great leap forward here because it can't revert so basically its much safer.

Lightfoot:

Again I think this is a great example of how the MHRA is different from other regulators around the world because we have NIBSC or National Institute for Biological Standards and Control where do some basic looking at fundamental research and this is a good example of the work that we are doing in that area and the public health benefit it can have internationally and not just in the UK  so I think actually as regulator we've got some really important you know constituent parts that actually make us a very strong and capable organisation.

The reality of this is if the MHRA ever was functionally a “regulator” it has abandoned this role to facilitate business, it even trades with industry in Coronavirus spike-protein. This was emphasised in an earlier UK Column report when MHRA CEO June Raine excruciatingly discussed transforming the MHRA in 2020 from being “a regulator to an enabler” (at 47.30). And of course it is a whole different level of concern if the MHRA not only received research funding from the Gates Foundation as has previously been identified but is actually in business with them (and the WHO). Of course, the pretext was that there was an emergency and this was in the most formal bureaucratic terms an outright lie.

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FDA Adds Moderna to the Forced March of Covid Vaccination for Children

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From ABC News: A committee of advisers at the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of authorizing the Moderna vaccine for kids ages 6 through 17, paving the way to add one more vaccine to the options available for this age group.

Currently, only Pfizer’s vaccine is available for kids over 5 years old. Moderna’s vaccine, which was stalled in the regulatory process for months, would give parents another option.

The process to get Moderna’s vaccine out to pharmacies and clinics now moves to FDA leadership, which must decide whether to issue an official emergency use authorization of the vaccine.

After that, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s team of advisers will review Moderna’s data, and finally, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky will issue her recommendation.

It's not clear whether adding Moderna as another option in the vaccine arsenal will move the needle for uptake in the kids and adolescent age group. Read more (and weep.)


Gut Science Was Slower Than A Colon After Surgery

Microbiome7Dr. Andy Wakefield thrust the gut connection into the spotlight more than 20 years ago. "Science" is slower than a colon after surgery. And often treats the originators like.....  From Safeminds:

June 13, 2022

Gut Bacteria Alterations Are Dependent on Offspring’s Sex

To prevent newborn sepsis caused by maternal Group B Streptococcus exposure, antibiotic use was promoted during labor and delivery starting in the 1990s. Since then, the use of prophylactic antibiotics given to laboring mothers has increased to more than 30% of all deliveries in the United States. However, this practice was implemented before our present-day and still emerging understanding of the microbiota’s important role in many aspects of health. Recently, researchers at the MIND Institute published a study investigating the effect of antibiotics administered to pregnant mice on offspring gut microbiome composition and metabolic capabilities. The researchers also investigated how these microbiota changes can influence the offspring’s immune responses. The study’s design involved administering a broad-spectrum antibiotic orally to pregnant mice during late gestation through birth. Post-birth, bacterial DNA was taken from offspring fecal samples and was then sequenced and analyzed. The offspring’s serum and brain tissue cytokine levels were also analyzed. The results showed that the antibiotic cocktail given to the pregnant mice produced significant diversity and taxonomic changes in their offspring’s microbiome. Also altered in the offspring were genomic and metabolic pathways. Interestingly, an increased Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes (F/B) ratio was found in female offspring but not males. An increased F/B ratio is associated with dysbiosis and metabolic disorders. The MIND Institute researchers concluded that maternal antibiotic exposure could produce long-lasting effects on the offspring’s gut microbiome and neuroimmune responses. They believe their findings demonstrate how important the role of the early microbiome is in the development of gastrointestinal and immune systems. 

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Many Infant Deaths Classified as SIDS Are Actually Caused by Vaccines

Baby coffinCrib death. Cot death. SIDS has been a formal cause of death since 1969.  It's hard to imagine a deeper pain. Today, we have SADS - and you can guess what the A stands for - adult. Healthy young people, not infants, dying of "natural" causes. As always, thank you to Dr. Gaunt for speaking out on behalf of pediatric health and wellness.

By Dr. William H. Gaunt, NMD

What Is SIDS?

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is defined as: “The sudden death of an infant under one year of age which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history.” It is the leading cause of death in children between one month and one year of age. As we see in the definition, the cause of SIDS is unexplained or unknown. This classification is a convenient place to hide infant deaths caused by vaccines.

Before and After 1979

There are 130 official ways for an infant to die. These are listed in the International Classification of Diseases and are sanctioned by WHO and CDC. Before 1979, one of the possible causes of infant death was vaccines. After 1979, all cause-of-death classifications associated with vaccination were eliminated. (Thanks to Neil Z. Miller for this and other information used in this article. He published “Vaccines and sudden infant death: An analysis of the VAERS database 1990-2019 and review of the medical literature” in PubMed Central Toxicology Reports on June 24th, 2021). Before 1979, a coroner could choose vaccines as the cause of an infant death if the evidence fit that conclusion. After 1979, vaccines were no longer one of the accepted causes of infant death and the coroner would be forced to choose another cause of death. SIDS would be a likely alternative choice. It is not a stretch to assume that the vaccine companies had a hand in eliminating vaccines as one of the accepted possible causes of infant deaths.

Infant Deaths Occur Far More Frequently Within 7 Days After Receiving Multiple Vaccines

The CDC vaccine schedule calls for the hepatitis B vaccine to be given on the day of birth. At 2 months, it calls for 8 vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTaP), polio, hepatitis B, pneumococcal, haemophilus B, and rotovirus.) At 4 months, it calls for 7 vaccines (DTaP, polio, pneumoccal, haemophilus B, and rotovirus.) Then at 6 months there are 9 more vaccines on the schedule (DTaP, polio, hepatitis B, pneumococcal, haemophilus B, flu, and rotovirus). No worries that 7 to 9 vaccines given to an infant at one time might kill some infants. The authorities routinely exonerate the vaccines and encourage the selection of SIDS as the appropriate cause of these deaths. VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System) data shows that more than 78% of reported infant deaths occurred within the first 7 days post-vaccination. This does not prove that vaccines killed these infants, but it is highly suspicious.

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The British Government, the World Health Organization and the Global Coup of 2020

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In March 2020 the British Government decided to impose lockdown on the determination of the WHO against the advice of its own medical experts including Sir Chris Whitty - the experts then followed the policy, subordinating their judgment to the outside agency. These events anticipated the WHO’s recent and continuing attempts to formalise global supremacy in health, and demonstrates the arbitrariness and chaos which will inevitably follow 

I am trying to understand the events of March 2020 in the light of an answer to a recent Freedom of Information Request. Why and how was it that four days before lockdown was imposed on March 23 the four Chief Medical Officers of the United Kingdom posted a notice on-line announcing that COVID-19 had been downgraded from the status of High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCID).

This peculiar event has not gone entirely un-noticed but has never really been explained. Before this point the disease named in the document  as COVID-19 (rather than  identified as virus SARS-CoV-2) - was a “high consequence infectious disease”, while almost at the very instant our lives, and everyone’s,  were to be irrevocably pitched into turmoil with the denial of civil liberties and most basic human rights, untold economic destruction and chaos, it was no longer so designated.

If the disease was no longer “high consequence” there could be absolutely no reason for this high level and prolonged disruption, and yet it was at this precise moment that the inevitability of lockdown started to be promoted, only to be confirmed four days later. But according to the CMOs’ reckoning at no point in the past two and a quarter years, whatever actions they took to restrict our lives or coerce us to accept injections of novel products, has the disease been “high consequence”. 

This anomaly cannot I believe be stressed enough: my FOI request produced no new documents but the Department of Health and Social Care drew my attention to a Parliamentary answer by Jo Churchill on November 6,  2020 to Conservative MP John Redwood (submitted fully 5 and a half weeks before on September 28):

The four nations public health high consequence infectious disease (HCID) group made an interim recommendation in January 2020 to classify COVID-19 as an HCID, based on the information that was available during the very early stages of the outbreak.

Once more was known about COVID-19, United Kingdom public health bodies reviewed the available information against the HCID criteria and noted certain changes. These changes included the increase in information available about mortality rates, which are low overall amongst the general population; greater clinical awareness; and the availability of a specific and sensitive laboratory test for the virus.

COVID-19 has not been considered a HCID in the UK since 19 March 2020, but this reclassification has not affected the Government’s response to COVID-19, which remains a comprehensive national effort.

So, the junior minister, Jo Churchill, confirmed that decision was made with due consideration and not because of some expedience: this remained the case on November 6, 2020, and remains the case today because whatever the CMOs have said subsequently to the public, notably government Chief Medical Officer Sir Chris Whitty they have not updated this statement.

With this in mind let us go back and look at what was said in the statement of March 19, 2020 :it may be one of those occasions when British government documents are more revealing than most.

As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious disease (HCID) in the UK. There are many diseases which can cause serious illness which are not classified as HCIDs.

The 4 nations public health HCID group made an interim recommendation in January 2020 to classify COVID-19 as an HCID. This was based on consideration of the UK HCID criteria about the virus and the disease with information available during the early stages of the outbreak. Now that more is known about COVID-19, the public health bodies in the UK have reviewed the most up to date information about COVID-19 against the UK HCID criteria. They have determined that several features have now changed; in particular, more information is available about mortality rates (low overall), and there is now greater clinical awareness and a specific and sensitive laboratory test, the availability of which continues to increase.

The Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) is also of the opinion that COVID-19 should no longer be classified as an HCID.

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Action Alert: Tell the FDA to Get Their Hands Off Our Children

AlignAct_VRBAC_Still_6.7aAlmost 15 years ago, Age of Autism posted its first article about vaccines and the autism epidemic. Today, thousands of posts and hundreds of thousands of comments and a million tears later, we're still helping sound the alarm that vaccination choice is a civil, medical and moral right. Once the Covid vaccines are approved for babies and toddlers, they are likely to end up on the pediatric schedule with protection from liability and little chance for the average parent to decline. Imagine yearly boosters, and playing Russian Roulette with myocarditis. If it's required for day care, school, camps, well, parents will comply to make childhood a little smoother. Smoother. We know better. We've learned the hard way. Children's Health Defense has a tightly organized call to action asking all of us to tell the FDA - NO.  Below is an excerpt and link.  Please click over to see how you can spread the word to your loved ones, friends, colleagues and and  social media followers who might unfriend and unfollow you. Next week is critical.

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Watch Mary Holland explain in a brief video.

Action Alert: Tell the FDA to Get Their #HandsOffOurChildren

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is declaring war on our children and it’s on each of us to be unrelenting as we defend the next generation from Big Pharma and its allies. We must stop the FDA’s attack, beginning with a campaign to end unethical and unsubstantiated Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) that will subject our younger and most vulnerable children to the unnecessary risks of COVID shots.

Take Action: Tell the FDA No EUA of COVID Shots for Babies and Children

The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) is scheduled to meet on four separate occasions in June to discuss additional EUAs that would provide cradle-to-grave COVID shots and consider a “Future Framework” that will permanently lower the bar for safety and efficacy going forward.

Their itinerary is as follows:

  • June 7 — Emergency Use Authorization for Novavax’s COVID shot for adults.
  • June 14 — Amendment to Moderna’s EUA to include primary series to children and adolescents 6 through 17 years of age.
  • June 15 — Amendment to Moderna’s EUA to include primary series for children 6 months to 5 years and amendment to Pfizer’s EUA to include the primary series to children 6 months through 4 years of age.
  • June 28 — Proposed “Future Framework” for COVID shots.

Dr. Andy Wakefield and Children’s Health Defense Films Announce the Premiere of ‘Infertility: A Diabolical Agenda’

InfertilityPoster_6.2f-691x1024New documentary exposes a WHO program resulting in the sterilization of African women without their knowledge or consent.

Austin, TX – From award-winning filmmaker Dr. Andy Wakefield, in collaboration with executive producer Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Children’s Health Defense (CHD) Films comes the documentary “Infertility: A Diabolical Agenda.” The film exposes a World Health Organization (WHO) population control experiment carried out under the guise of a vaccination program, resulting in the sterilization of women in Africa without their knowledge or consent.

The film will premiere on Friday, June 10 at 2:00 pm ET on CHD.TV. Immediately following the 30-minute film, a special edition of CHD.TV’s “Friday Roundtable” will feature special guests Dr. Andy Wakefield, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Dr. Jim Thorp, Dr. Brian Hooker and Dr. Liz Mumper to discuss the dramatic rise in infertility issues across the globe.

“It is with timely irony that the World Health Organization reveals its true colors as it makes a desperate grab for control of global health,” said director Dr. Andy Wakefield. “This story is a true ‘WHO’ dunnit.”

Infertility” pulls back the curtain to reveal the truth behind WHO’s nefarious collaboration with the Kenyan government in which an experimental tetanus vaccination, later found to be laced with the pregnancy hormone βhCG, was given to millions of unknowing African women of childbearing age. Consequently, their right to carry children was stolen. Wakefield chronicles this tragic story and brings shocking new evidence to light. As Dr. Stephen Karanja warns in the film, “When they’re through with Africa, they’re coming for you.”

“The truths exposed in this film cast a long shadow from a tetanus trial in Africa to the symptoms of infertility that are happening all over the world, including reports after the Gardasil vaccine and the COVID shots,” said CHD chief science director Dr. Brian Hooker.

“This film documents evidence that strongly supports the idea that the WHO was conducting an experiment on women of childbearing age to make them infertile without informed consent,” said Mary Holland, CHD president, general counsel and author of The HPV Vaccine On Trial: Seeking Justice For A Generation Betrayed.

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Twitter Disagreement Autism Is a Disability Not Just a Difference

Twitter ReportDisability or difference?  Let's get down to brass tacks. In the Age of Autism community, autism is a disability. It's not just a difference in my three daughters. They live under plenary guardianship. They rely on me for 100% of their health and safety and day to day life. They rely on the government for their $834 monthly Social insecurity, which I, like every parent here, supplement so that they have a roof over their heads.

When I read the Tweet in the photo on Monday, I'd about had it  ACCEPTANCE as a vanilla flag waving moment.  April came and went, a quiet month and  it was changed from AWARENESS to ACCEPTANCE.  We still believe in ACTION, never acquiescence. I reported the account for hate speech.  Below are some of the comments we had on our Facebook page in response to the photo. We also need to be SEEN, HEARD and have PRIDE in what we do for our children, and for what our children endure.

Symmetry Neuro-PT is a neurofeedback practice. One can only imagine how much much money they charge families to work with their child's different ability to make it a better kind of different ability. Almost as if it's a disability.

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I just showed this to my daughter, 35 years old, autistic who said, it’s a disability all right. Which is why she’s still at home and will never work. If that’s not a disability I don’t know what is.

It’s just a different ability, that’s why my 28yo daughter needs 24/7 care. Hitting herself and others isn’t a disability? Come on over to my house!

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Florida Special Olympics Drops Covid Vaccine Mandate for Athletes

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Florida threatened to fine Special Olympics International $27.5 million for requiring 5,500 participants at the USA Games in Orlando to be vaccinated against COVID, prompting the organization to drop the mandate.

“There needs to be a choice in this regard,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said at an event in Orlando surrounded by a cheering crowd that included athletes for the games set to begin Sunday. “Let them compete. We want everyone to be able to compete.”  Read more at Orlando Sentinel

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AMEN. You should not be able claim to be an organization that welcomes all athletes with special needs and turn away HEALTHY athletes due to their vaccination status. Not for Covid, not for anything. Better to order and pay for titre and antibody tests for every single athlete before every single event.  See how many participate then.  Good job, Florida.


Summer Breakation and Autism

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In September, for my youngest.

Extended School Year, or ESY, is a hot topic in special education. Programs vary dramatically from state to state and school district to school district.  Our town district ESY changed over the years, from 5 days a week, for 6 weeks to 4 days a week for a month, with a shortened day. My youngest is about to begin her final round of ESY at her private placement in July.  Hers is a 5 day program, and runs 4 weeks. There's a good 6 weeks of downtime. It's discouraging. Worse? She ages out of school altogether in September. As of now, there is no program that will accept her, because she has a gigantic budget that includes a 1:1. I say that tongue in cheek. Her state administered budget will sit, unused, unless a program that I deem acceptable will accept her. Even the program where her sisters attend is up in the air, because of the severe staffing shortage. Programs are more amenable to taking in 3:1 individuals.  Those who qualify for a 1:1 are being turned away - they are money losers.  ESY is looking pretty good to me. I know the staff, my daughter loves her school, and I'm clinging to the last week weeks of programming like a liferaft

Use the comments section to share your ESY experiences - good, bad or ugly.

 


The Passing Years Since The Age of Autism Was Published By Olmsted & Blaxill

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Facebook should come with a box of tissues. Yesterday's memory was from 11  years ago, when Mark Blaxill and Dan Olmsted shared advance copies of their book titled, The Age of Autism Mercury Medicine and a Manmade Epidemic at Autism One. Dan has been gone for 5 and a half years. Ed Arranga passed away last December.. (I hope that isn't springing the news on you.) This blog was launched by Dan and Mark in preparation for their book. Dan's life work became autism. After a stellar journalism career, he devoted himself to the epidemic. To a degree, we all abandonned our initial careers when autism broke into our homes. We were drafted. Dan enlisted. He provided a steady, guiding hand, and together he and Mark produced Pulitzer quality work that was often largely ignored or suppressed. Blogs ruled the landscape, and we had intense rivalries, that, looking back, seem quaint. HeraldBlog, Orac, Kristina Chew, Kevin Leitch, Amanda Baggs - how they dined on us in their never ending effort to make sure no one believed in the autism epidemic.

Last week, the United States was pummeled by another school shooting. 19 schoolkids, 2 teachers, 1 husband who could not bear the grief. Another epidemic that seems to have no resolution even when its carnage can not be denied. It's tough to gaslight families when there are corpses. A Facebook commenter made a reference to something Dr. Bernard Rimland may have said or written, about a generation of angry boys growing up.  If you have the reference, let me know. It seems to be real.



Commemorating Memorial Day

CD2956A5-68B2-45FE-987E-D98336DA7711I’ve been trying to explain Memorial Day to my daughter. So far, she’s grabbed onto “…war, people died.” It’s a better grasp than mattress sales and potato salad to start the Summer. How do you explain the concept of death. Of war. Of life as it stands today, to a pure soul like our kids?


Safeminds: New Study Shows 1 in 100 Children Are Diagnosed with ASD Around the World

Lather rinse repeatBelow is a new article from Safeminds.  Familiar name Andy Shih says, "Efforts at awareness are succeeding." Awareness is a dirty word by now in the USA, but elsewhere in the world, there is a huge need to educate. I recently worked with a Mom in Ethiopia, whose 7 year old has been diagnosed. The stigma and ignorance were severe. Thanks to TACA and NAA, we were able to send helpful materials to her.

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New Study Shows 1 in 100 Children Are Diagnosed with ASD Around the World

Recent research shows approximately 100 in 10,000 – or 1 in 100 – children across the globe hold an autism diagnosis. This figure comes from a new systematic review of 99 prevalence estimates from 34 countries.  A decade ago, the global rate was 62 in 10,000. Similar to the U.S., the study found that boys worldwide are four times more likely than girls to have autism. Also included in the study was the median percentage of autism with co-occurring intellectual disability, which was reported at 33%. The studies analyzed for the review varied in size, ranging from 465 participants to 50 million. The prevalence estimates also varied greatly, ranging from 1.09 in 10,000 to 436 in 10,000. Most of the studies included in the review were conducted in the U.S. and Northern Europe. However, previously underrepresented regions like Africa and the Middle East were also included. The study’s lead author, Andy Shih, suggests that these findings show efforts to improve autism awareness are succeeding and that many regions have improved in identifying, diagnosing, and treating individuals with autism. Shih also believes the rise in the new global autism rate is due to changes in the definition of autism and differences in the methodology and contexts of prevalence studies.

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U.S. Proposal to Empower World Health Organization (WHO) Would Violate Nations’ Sovereignty & Citizens’ Freedom

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Read and consider signing the World Freedom Declaration HERE.

May 19, 2022, 12:00 GMT

U.S. Proposal to Empower World Health Organization (WHO) Would Violate Nations’ Sovereignty & Citizens’ Freedom

Even a cursory reading of the proposed amendments shows a stunning and unprecedented ceding of basic public health powers to an international body, overriding nations’ sovereignty and citizens’ rights”

— HFDF president Leslie Manookian

IDAHO, UNITED STATES, May 19, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Defending individuals’ health freedom and self-determination – and protecting national sovereignty – is the aim of the World Freedom Declaration signed by 30 organizations and 33 leaders from around the globe objecting to proposed U.S. amendments to the International Health Regulations.

The amendments, offered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, would empower the World Health Organization (WHO) to seize executive governance powers over member states, granting government powers to unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats – all in the name of combatting a future health emergency. The amendments will be considered at the 75th World Health Assembly which begins May 22, 2022.

The agreement, unlike a formal global treaty, is not subject to approval by the U.S. Congress.

“Even a cursory reading of the proposed amendments shows a stunning and unprecedented ceding of basic national public health powers to an international body, overriding nations’ basic sovereignty and citizens’ basic rights,” said Leslie Manookian, Founder and President of the Health Freedom Defense Fund (HFDF), the organizer of the international declaration. “We have come together to sound the alarm bell about the freedom that the Biden Administration is about to give away to the flawed World Health Organization.”

The World Freedom Declaration was signed by 30 organizations and 33 advocates for health freedom from around the world, including internationally respected experts in public health, attorneys, and advocates. On May 18th, the declaration will be available to the public.

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Alex Martinez The Woke Twitter Dope Makes Fun of Musk's Asperger's

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Infuriating. Twitter, the bastion of woke, woker and wokest, where only vaccine injury is a fairytale, showed its hypocrisy when a pouting, tantruming, "you're not going to be the boss of me" jackass named Alex Martinez openly mocked Elon Musk's Asperger's diagnosis, erasing 20 years of trying to get a grain of SALT's worth respect for our loved ones across the spectrum.  Remember woke only applies to those deemed worthy by the namby pamby numbnuts who control what YOU can say. Woke is inclusive of those who identify in a zillion different ways, as long as it isn't vaccine hesitant or God forbid, injured. And it looks like woke excludes Autistic too. Elon’s Musk’s Asperger’s is a very different version of the spectrum from what many of our AofA community have, but that’s no excuse to belittle him. 

"A senior Twitter executive has been caught mocking Elon Musk for having Asperger's, in a video where he also hit out at free speech. Alex Martinez, a lead client partner, was secretly recorded condemning the Tesla billionaire - who could be his next boss - to an undercover reporter at a bar. He claimed the entrepreneur is 'literally special needs... so I can't even take what you're saying seriously' during the lengthy conversation, adding: 'He's a loony tune.'

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From DailyMail.UK

'Twitter exec trashing free speech & mocking people with Asperger's': Elon Musk retweets undercover vid of Twitter exec saying he can't take Tesla CEO 'seriously' due to his Asperger's diagnosis as he boasts about limiting free speech

Alex Martinez, a lead client partner for Twitter, was caught on camera by undercover operatives from Project Veritas
In footage released on Tuesday, Martinez mocks Elon Musk's diagnosis of Asperger's and calls him 'literally special needs'

Musk responded with scorn, tweeting: 'Twitter exec trashing free speech & mocking people with Asperger's …'

Martinez boasts about limiting freedom of speech, and also laughs off a warning not to get caught up in a Project Veritas sting
On Monday Project Veritas published footage of another Twitter employee discussing the company's 'hard left' culture, saying it was 'commie as f***'a

Read the full article HERE, have a barf bag ready.


RFK Jr To Speak At Humanity Against Censorship Rally 5/19 Menlo Park, CA

Humanity-censorship-rfk-jr-free-speech-rally-feature-800x417From Children's Health Defense - whose focus is humanity.

RFK, Jr. to Speak at May 19 ‘Humanity Against Censorship’ Rally

By Susan C. Olmstead

As recently as a year ago, Steve Kirsch was “a believer” of what he was being told about COVID-19 vaccines — in fact, the successful high-tech entrepreneur got both doses of Moderna’s vaccine.

But after doing his own research, Kirsch’s viewpoint changed and he started speaking out against the vaccines — and that led to him being permanently banned from LinkedIn and Twitter, he told Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on an episode of “RFK Jr. The Defender Podcast.”

Kirsch and Kennedy will speak at the “Humanity Against Censorship” rally and demonstration in Menlo Park, California, May 19 at 3 p.m. PT.

Kirsch is executive director of the Vaccine Safety Research Foundation. He’s also the founder of the COVID-19 Early Treatment Fund, an organization involved in researching early treatments for COVID-19.

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Beyond Rainbows and Butterflies

7B805B30-84E2-433F-B6BF-CD9888814B30I saw this post circulating on Facebook yesterday, and had to share it. April was autism whatever you want to call it month. And a quiet one it was. Not as many feel good stories. A few arguments over awareness versus acceptance. Some nattering about the puzzle piece versus the infinity rainbow symbol.  Dr. Bogner, of Bogner Health in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan wrote the post. I was unfamiliar with Dr. Bogner. He's a functional medicine practitioner. It felt affirming to read his words in a world where autism parents are hanging on for dear life behind closed doors. Over twenty years I took Mia and Gianna to their first DAN! (RIP) doctor, a then elderly allergist named Frank Waickman, who was a colleague of Dr. Rimland. After examining Mia and Gianna, he turned to me, 36 years old, pregnant with my third baby, and said, "How are YOU doing, Kim? How are you taking care of yourself." I've never forgotten that moment of human kindness. Thank you, Dr. Bogner, for your affirmation of the struggles.

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To all YOU warriors…

…standing at your son’s ER bed while he is restrained getting injected with antipsychotics for his rage.

…kneeling next to the bathtub at 2am while he is screaming and punching his face.

…screaming while he beats you in the backyard and the neighbors calling the cops.

…pulling over on the expressway while he pulls your hair so hard you almost flipped your car.

…pleading with the cops not to arrest him after he beat up a kid in the supermarket…

…ready to get in the car to pick him up early from school because he is punching himself in the chest 3000 times

…holding him tight at night when he is shaking in bed wondering wtf is going on.

Hardcore autism. That’s the life you live.

And you keep fighting! Because you are cut from a different cloth.

Where we go one, we go all.

#beyondrainbowsandbutterflies

 


Cars Upon Thars

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The world is in utter turmoil. But here in the USA, where plastic straws are banned and you have to carry your e. coli strewn reusable shopping bags where ever you shop, from coast to coast, idling cars waste $4.75 a gallon gas while waiting half an hour or more for $5.75 cups of 1200 calorie beverages. Obese America. Guzzling gas and GMO beverages while paying lip service to social causes to fit in on social media.

We are a nation of numbskulls and nitwits.

And that's today's mood.



Flip The Script

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Note: Please visit Millions Against Medical Mandates

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I posted the above Tweet yesterday, and then posted it on Facebook with a caveat. Caveat means warning.  It read: "Boobies! We set our snark meter to stun on this one. Followed by, Mandate breastfeeding to ease the formula shortage. Medically exempt moms can buy formula. Medical exemptions will only be granted by La Leche League, not your own Dr. It's for the health of babies. Don't complain."  And.... madness ensued in the comments. 

Most readers got it - the irony. Others not so much.  I'm not taking a stance pro or con breastfeeding. I  have three kids who had both. My Mom made formula for my brother with a Karo syrup recipe in 1970. I'm fully aware not every Mom can breastfeed - for reasons personal to her.

The nation would go into an uproar if breastfeeding was "mandated" to stretch the limited supply of formula for those who could not breastfeed. You know, for the greater good of babies. And yet, we just came off of a year and a half where men and women, Moms and Dads lost their jobs, were banned from all aspects of society and ostracized with glee across social and mainstream media for their Covid vaccination choice.  So I wrote a quick Tweet that was meant to point out how crappy medical mandates are.  All of them.

If one person sees that vaccine mandates are just as intrusive as my imaginary Tweet topic was, it was worth losing some Facebook followers.

Silence is submission. I won't be silent.

 

 


I See How Hard You Work

Feel seenIt's the day after Mother's Day. We hope you had good day, whatever that means to you. Many of us live a Through The Looking Glass version of parenthood, Moms and Dads alike. Same could be said for siblings. Some are grieving the loss of their child, like Tim and Sheri Welsh, whose son Tanner passed away in the Spring. Like Harry and Gina Tembenis who lost their Elias so many years ago. Holidays are just different when your child has a developmental disability. I'm of an age where my friends are celebrating their kids' weddings and first grandbabies. Not to be for me. Some of are single parents (raises hand) pulling double duty for our kids. The world moves forward, and often you feel left behind. Left out.

The girls and I drove to Massachusetts to visit my Mom for the day. It's not a bad drive, 143 miles North on I95 from Connecticut through Rhode Island into Massachusetts. We left at 10:00am and were home at 7:00pm. As I was getting a quick meal together for them, my doorbell rang. Standing there was my neighbor, a lovely Mom of 3 kids from 8 to late teens. She handed me a bouquet of flowers and said:

"You are a strong Mother. I see how hard you work. Happy Mother's Day."

I can't tell you the last time I felt so appreciated. Such simple words. Really struck my soul. I felt seen.I didn't even know that was important to me. I hope you feel seen from time to time too.


Kim