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Autism Costs U.S. Billions a Year

 

Published: Jun 10, 2014

 

By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today
Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

This is a good article about the need for parents to be advocates for their kids.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arshya-vahabzadeh/autism-_b_5307391.html

A Russian Roulette view of having an autistic child.  Of course, it’s under the guise of science, so that should make you feel better.  You probably already have an autistic child if you’re reading this, so here’s your chance to view all the stop signs you missed the first time:

A STUDY published last week found that the brains of autistic children show abnormalities that are likely to have arisen before birth, which is consistent with a large body of previous evidence. Yet most media coverage focuses on vaccines, which do not cause autism and are given after birth. How can we help people separate real risks from false rumors?

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/30/opinion/sunday/how-to-think-about-the-risk-of-autism.html