I will be your voice!

To the world, you are just one, but to me you are the world.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Kaylynne Matten: Cause of Death “Undetermined.” Parents Believe Flu Vaccine Killed Their 7 Year-Old Daughter. | VaxTruth.org

“She was always 100 percent healthy,” dad Justin said.
Kaylynne’s death came just four days after a doctor’s visit where she got her annual flu shot during a routine checkup. That was on Friday. On Saturday, Kaylynne developed a headache and fever. By Sunday it spiked to 102.3 and the little girl started vomiting and became disoriented.
“She said ‘mommy, I don’t know where I am.’ It broke my heart,” Nicole Matten said.
That’s when Nicole called the pediatrician. She says the doctor wasn’t overly concerned and told her to use Tylenol and Motrin.
“Tuesday morning she got up and her hands and legs were purple, so we called the doctor’s office and they said bring her right up. So we did,” Nicole said.
But on the 15-minute ride to the doctor’s the unexpected happened. Kaylynne stopped breathing in her mother’s arms.

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Vaccines And Autism: The Secret That You Are Not Supposed To Know

Vaccines And Autism: The Secret That You Are Not Supposed To Know: "According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of children in the United States with autism has risen by 78 percent over the past decade.  It is now estimated that 1 out of every 88 children in the United States has some form of autism disorder.  Our schools are absolutely packed with “special needs” children and millions of parents are desperately trying to figure out why so many kids are having such severe developmental problems."

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Autism advocates, NIH, CDC testify to Congress about research, autism increase - National DC | Examiner.com

Autism advocates, NIH, CDC testify to Congress about research, autism increase - National DC | Examiner.com:
Autism advocates and government officials testified in front of a congressional committee Thursday about the federal response to the dramatic increase in autism diagnoses in recent years.

One in every 88 babies born in the U.S. will develop autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control, a 23 percent increase since 2009 and a 78 percent increase since 2007. In the 1960s, autism was believed to affect one in 10,000 children in the U.S.
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Landmark Autism Hearing: "The Troops Have Landed on Normandy Beach" - AGE OF AUTISM

Landmark Autism Hearing: "The Troops Have Landed on Normandy Beach" - AGE OF AUTISM:

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Saturday, September 1, 2012

What is it like for a Parent of a Child with Severe Autism?

I had always assumed that other people understood what I go through everyday and that just knowing my son's diagnosis was enough for them, the one's with normal lives to understand, but I couldn't have been more wrong.

Yes....they know I have a son with autism, but then later I come to find out, they thought they knew enough to judge me.

I've often thought about how to explain to a parent of neotypical (normal) children, what is like to raise a child with Severe Autism.

Did I mention?

  • He can't talk?
  • That the Obsessive Compulsive routines and behaviors are a constant battle? 
  • He needs the exact routine, everyday, every minute of the day?
  • The digestive distress, the undigested food, the constipation, the diarrhea?
  • Self injurious behaviors-head banging, hair pulling, self punching?
  • The proneness to wonder away from home?
  • The special diets?
  • The vitamins and mineral supplements?
  • The doctors who refuse to treat him like a person?
  • The sleepless nights, when he goes from crying, to giggling, then to jumping on the bed, or the nights when at 5 o'clock in the morning after being up since 1:30 am, I just watch him stare at the television set, wondering how will I be able to get up in two hours?
  • The socially unacceptable behaviors of stripping naked and the smearing of feces all over walls and on himself?
  • The self imposed isolation, which might seem extreme to some, but it's the only way I can make sense of my life-not to mention how devastating it is to see other families apparent normalcy and know that, that life is not even a remote possibility ever again?
The sum of all the above is an exhausted woman with little patience for such an intolerant world. All of those struggles and hard work seem small compared to the torture of the memory of my youngest son who was whole, healthy and happy once and almost overnight regressed into what I came to know as Regressive Autism-the two most hated and devastating words in my vocabulary.

So I say to you who dare to think you know what my life is like, that unless you have a fifteen year old in diapers, you can't even begin to understand, and much less judge me!

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Vaccine bombshell: Baby monkeys given standard doses of popular vaccines develop autism symptoms

Vaccine bombshell: Baby monkeys given standard doses of popular vaccines develop autism symptoms: "(NaturalNews) If vaccines play absolutely no role in the development of childhood autism, a claim made by many medical authorities today, then why are some of the most popular vaccines commonly administered to children demonstrably causing autism in animal primates? This is the question many people are now asking after a recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh (UP) in Pennsylvania revealed that many of the infant monkeys given standard doses of childhood vaccines as part of the new research developed autism symptoms.

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Friday, May 4, 2012

Doctor claims to have 3 ways to lower the risk of developing autism | wtsp.com

Doctor claims to have 3 ways to lower the risk | wtsp.com: "More children in the United States than ever before are being diagnosed with some form of autism.

Take a look at the skyrocketing numbers from the Centers for Disease Control:

2000: 1 out of every 150 kids had autism
2006: 1 out of every 110 kids had the disorder
2008 (most recent numbers): 1 out of every 88 kids has autism. It's even higher for boys, 1 out of 54"

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

‎28 studies from around the world that support Dr. Wakefield’s controversial findings

1. The Journal of Pediatrics November 1999; 135(5):559-63

2. The Journal of Pediatrics 2000; 138(3): 366-372

3. Journal of Clinical Immunology November 2003; 23(6): 504-517

4. Journal of Neuroimmunology 2005 

5. Brain, Behavior and Immunity 1993; 7: 97-103

6. Pediatric Neurology 2003; 28(4): 1-3

7. Neuropsychobiology 2005; 51:77-85

8. The Journal of Pediatrics May 2005;146(5):605-10 

9. Autism Insights 2009; 1: 1-11

10. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology February 2009; 23(2): 95-98

11. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry 2009:21(3): 148-161

12. Journal of Child Neurology June 29, 2009; 000:1-6 

13. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders March 2009;39(3):405-13 

14. Medical Hypotheses August 1998;51:133-144.

15. Journal of Child Neurology July 2000; ;15(7):429-35

16. Lancet. 1972;2:883–884.

17. Journal of Autism and Childhood Schizophrenia January-March 1971;1:48-62

18. Journal of Pediatrics March 2001;138:366-372. 

19. Molecular Psychiatry 2002;7:375-382. 

20. American Journal of Gastroenterolgy April 2004;598-605.

21. Journal of Clinical Immunology November 2003;23:504-517.

22. Neuroimmunology April 2006;173(1-2):126-34.

23. Prog. Neuropsychopharmacol Biol. Psychiatry December 30 2006;30:1472-1477.

24. Clinical Infectious Diseases September 1 2002;35(Suppl 1):S6-S16

25. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2004;70(11):6459-6465

26. Journal of Medical Microbiology October 2005;54:987-991

27. Archivos venezolanos de puericultura y pediatría 2006; Vol 69 (1): 19-25.

28. Gastroenterology. 2005:128 (Suppl 2);Abstract-303

Sources: ‎Autism Warrior Moms

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Friday, April 27, 2012

The Lancet should Reinstate the Andrew Wakefield Paper - AGE OF AUTISM

The Lancet should Reinstate the Andrew Wakefield Paper - AGE OF AUTISM: "
In the wake of the High Court judgment on Professor John Walker-Smith’s appeal against the decision of the General Medical Council (the UK regulatory body for doctors) to delicense him, what should now happen to the retracted paper he co-authored with Dr Andrew Wakefield? The decision lies with The Lancet editor, Dr Richard Horton. But what are the grounds for reinstating the paper as a properly conducted clinical investigation into 12 children with autism and bowel disease admitted to the paediatric gastroenterology department at the Royal Free Hospital (RFH) London in the mid-1990s? The paper was the focus of the GMC’s trial of the three senior authors on charges of serious professional misconduct which led to the delicensing of Walker-Smith and Wakefield."

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Jason McElwain's memorable game tore down autism stereotypes - ESPNHS

Jason McElwain's memorable game tore down autism stereotypes - ESPNHS: "It took four minutes for Jason McElwain to become a star.

Shaking off stereotypes that come with having autism, the Greece Athena (Rochester, N.Y.) team manager got his chance to enter a game on Feb. 15, 2006, and immediately felt "hot as a pistol." He drained six 3-pointers en route to 20 points in a performance that quickly went viral.

He garnered praise from President George W. Bush and Peyton Manning, among others. McElwain's scoring outburst was honored as the "Best Moment in Sports" at the ESPYs. More importantly, it opened numerous doors for McElwain to raise awareness about autism through speaking engagements, TV appearances and his book, "The Game of My Life.""

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AutismAid.org Aware to Care

AutismAid.org Aware to Care: "AutismAid national service support umbrella organization is an autism service community baseline safety net entity that offers best practice aggregation, regional non profit recognition and financial assistance and grant programs. Working together with established national, regional and local nonprofit service organizations to specifically fill in gaps of service and critical needs. AutismAid will serve organizations based and serving the population in the United States of America. AutismAid seeks to end discrimination that is occurring due to ethnicity, geographic location and Socioeconomic status."

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Dr. Andrew Wakefield’s Co-Author on Controversial Lancet “MMR Paper” Exonerated of All Charges of Professional Misconduct

The Canary Party, which stands for the victims of medical injury, is pleased to see justice served in the case of world renowned pediatric gastroenterologist Prof. John Walker-Smith.
Walker-Smith won his appeal today against the United Kingdom’s General Medical Council regulatory board that had ruled against both him and Andrew Wakefield for their roles in the 1998 Lancet MMR paper, which raised questions about a link to autism. The complete victory means that Walker-Smith has been returned to the status of a fully licensed physician in the UK, although he had already retired in 2001 — six years before the GMC trial even began.

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The Thinking Moms' Revolution | into a future full of hope…

The Thinking Moms' Revolution | into a future full of hope…:

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Parents Of Special Needs Child Say Their Boy Was Restrained « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

The parents of a special needs child say their 10-year-old was restrained on the school bus on the way home.
They say they want to know why a supervisor put their son Lukas Hines in a choke hold and wouldn’t let him go to his mother. For four minutes the struggle continued between the Durham School Services supervisor and Lukas and his mother.
Anna Hines recorded what happened on her iPhone.

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Was Dr. Andrew Wakefield Right After All? | Vactruth.com

Was Dr. Andrew Wakefield Right After All? | Vactruth.com: "Maybe those who were quick to professionally eviscerate Dr. Wakefield ought to listen up to what’s breaking in cutting-edge scientific research regarding autism and intestinal/gut problems associated with children on the autism spectrum.

January 10, 2012, the American Society for Microbiology published what I consider a stunning report, “Application of Novel PCR-Based Methods for Detection, Quantitation, and Phylogenetic Characterization of Sutterella Species in Intestinal Biopsy Samples from Children with Autism and Gastrointestinal Disturbances” authored by researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City—not in some foreign country. [1]"

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Judicial Watch Uncovers FDA Gardasil Records Detailing 26 New Reported Deaths | Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch Uncovers FDA Gardasil Records Detailing 26 New Reported Deaths | Judicial Watch: "Washington, DC — October 19, 2011
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has received new documents from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), detailing reports of adverse reactions to the vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV), Gardasil. The adverse reaction reports detail 26 new deaths reported between September 1, 2010 and September 15, 2011 as well as incidents of seizures, paralysis, blindness, pancreatitis, speech problems, short term memory loss and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. The documents come from the FDA’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) which is used by the FDA to monitor the safety of vaccines. The documents were obtained pursuant to a September 15, 2011 FOIA request for reports made from September 1, 2010 through September 15, 2011."

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Deadly Inoculations with Dr. Andrew Wakefield 1/2 - YouTube

Deadly Inoculations with Dr. Andrew Wakefield 1/2 - YouTube: "The smoking-gun evidence
Professor Walker-Smith's 1996 presentation at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School was entitled, "Entero-colitis and Disintegrative Disorder Following MMR - A Review of the First Seven Cases.""

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Vaccine Safety Conference Session 15 Dr. Andrew Wakefield - YouTube

Vaccine Safety Conference Session 15 Dr. Andrew Wakefield - YouTube: "
Andrew Wakefield, MB, BS, FRCS, FRCPath

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The Greater Good Movie Trailer-Vaccines - YouTube

The Greater Good Movie Trailer - YouTube: "
THE GREATER GOOD looks behind the fear, hype and politics that have polarized the vaccine debate in America today. The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program.".....If that is even possible!

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Vax’d/Unvaxx’d Study Already Completed? | V.I.R.A.L.S. Epidemic

In 1889, Queen Victoria commissioned a group of “eight of the most distinguished medical men of England and quite a number of eminent men in other professions”, led by Prof. Alfred Russel Wallace, L.L.D.. F.R.S., to: “investigate the effect of vaccination.”
The town of Leicester had been hit extremely hard by small pox in 1872 at a point when the vaccination rate was very high. The doctors of Leicester had “so overdone the business of coercive vaccination, and public prosecution, that the public arose en masse in open revolt against the propagation of the vaccinator’s poison” and quickly became a town where vaccination was refused in such great numbers that the vaccination rate fell to 0.01% by the time the commission began studying the smallpox rates.
This is when Professor Wallace and his team of experts began to utilize their statistical expertise and decided to look at Leicester as an unvaccinated city and compare them with the English Army and Navy that were heavily vaccinated with repeated injections.  What they found was staggering and evidence of the first vax’d / unvax’d study is written down here in this publication for posterity.
“Professor Wallace produces official statements which verify his affirmation that, the town of Leicester is, and has been for more than twenty years, the least vaccinated town in the kingdom.”  The average population from 1873 to 1894 was about two-thirds of that of the army and navy of that period, yet the small pox deaths in the army and navy were 37 per million. Those of Leicester were well under 15 per million.
Wallace declares that “It is not possible to have a more complete and crucial test than this is, and it absolutely demonstrates the utter uselessness, or worse than uselessness, of re-vaccinating.” Armed with this information and obviously interested in further study of this anomaly, Wallace goes on to compare Leicester with other towns in Great Britain that are highly vaccinated. The town of Birmingham had more than 30 times the vaccination rate as Leicester with the following results:
1891 – 94
Per 10,000 population         Leicester          Birmingham
Smallpox cases                         19                          63
Smallpox deaths                       1                            5

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‘Legal’ Kidnapping By The State To Cover Up Vaccine Injuries | V.I.R.A.L.S. Epidemic

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP) is a fanciful diagnosis based on the fictional character Baron Munchausen. Baron Munchausen is said to have enjoyed a series of supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits. It seems fitting that Meadow used this particular fictional storybook character to name this new syndrome.
This diagnosis is now being attached to parents and care givers to describe aspects of their behavior which usually includes subjecting what appears to be a previously healthy child to unnecessary and often painful tests or medical interventions i.e. scans, x-rays and even surgical procedures to gain what Meadow describes as attention from the medical profession.


I now believe that there is more to Meadow’s diagnosis than meets the eye. I say this because government papers have come to light proving that Meadow had ties to big pharma (2) and that he was attending government meetings discussing adverse reactions to vaccines from 1987-1991. In fact these documents prove that Meadow not only attended meetings on vaccinations but was advising committee members on the subjects of the yellow card reporting system, anaphylaxis, seizures and cot death and had even contributed to vaccination guidelines. (3) It was not long after these meetings that the largest vaccine cover up the world has ever seen began. Suddenly thousands of parents all over the world were accused of MSBP after their children had suffered a vaccine injury.
A make believe name had become a make believe disorder to enable professionals to pin the blame of vaccine induced injuries onto the shoulders of innocent parents.

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Emergency Action Alert for Californians! The American Academy of Pediatrics is about to take away your right to file a philosophical vaccine exemption with out getting THEIR PERMISSION FIRST!

The American Academy of Pediatrics is about to take away your right to file a philosophical vaccine exemption with out getting THEIR PERMISSION FIRST!  

Pediatrician Richard Pan has introduced his bill to require to you PAY a doctor to sign your vaccine exemption before you will be ALLOWED to file it for your child to attend school.  He has stopped responding to questions from Californians on this, but instead has referred them to the CEO of the California chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, who initially bragged about being a "co-sponsor" of this bill, yet is also now refusing to take our questions!  

How is it that the AAP has seat on the California Assembly?!  Did you vote for them to make governmental decisions for you?

This has now become a partisan issue, with all the Republicans on the committee protecting your right to your vaccine exemption, and all the Democrats looking to pass Pan's unconstitutional bill.
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A heart shattered by a glimpse into autism - CNN.com

As a parent of a teenager with autism, I often think about his future without me to watch over him. The thought of him in an institution makes me flinch, but it's probably where he may end up, when I'm no longer in this world, no matter how much I may want something better, not anyone can take the daily task of watching over a person with autism. It takes guts and unconditional love. The thought of him on the streets is not something I worry about, because he is so severe he would always have to be taken care of one on one. What will the future hold for these souls who will be coming of age in droves, in the coming years? Will they end up like the man in the following story-alone, homeless, forgotten and mistreated by society?

I pulled into the parking lot of the store and found a spot right in front of the entrance. I sat there for a few minutes, collecting what I needed to take in.
As I reached over to the passenger seat to grab my wallet, I glanced over at the car next to me through the passenger window and saw three people who were loading their groceries into their car. I also saw a large man standing there, reaching over the hood of their car. He was wiping the snow and ice off the car's windshield with his bare hands.
The owner of the vehicle looked at him with an icy stare that seemed to say, "How dare you touch my car."
She seemed disgusted just breathing the same air as the man cleaning her windshield. Instead of asking him to stop or giving him a few dollars, she quickly climbed into her car and gunned the car forward so fast the man was knocked back.
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Friday, April 13, 2012

Activist Post: Video of Boy Shocked 31 Times For Not Removing Coat Finally Released

Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

“I never signed up for him to be tortured, terrorized and abused,” Cheryl McCollins told a jury on Tuesday. “I had no idea, no idea, that they tortured the children in the school.” 

In February, we reported Ms. McCollins' plight and her calling for the public viewing of startling footage of her then 18 year-old son, Andre, receiving 31 electroshocks at Judge Rotenburg Center for the disabled (JRC) for not removing his jacket.

In 2002, Andre, now 27, had been zapped, restrained, sprawled out face down with a helmet, and shocked another 30 times anytime he flinched or screamed out in pain. The aversive shock "treatment" continued all day with no food, water, or bathroom breaks.

When Cheryl visited her son, he was unresponsive and later rushed to the hospital where he was diagnosed with acute stress response.

McCollins is suing Canton, MA-based JRC and calling the treatment torture. Cheryl wanted the public to see this "therapy" as an unacceptable act of torture.

Of course, JRC fought vigorously to block the video release. A new Superior Court Judge on the case, Judge Barbara Dortch-Okara, refused JRC's repeated request allowing public-court viewing for the first time.

Cheryl also testified that the staff members were laughing as Andre was shocked.

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Adventures in Autism: Autism Chair Thomas Insel Refuses to Ride in an Elevator With an Autistic Child

 On April 17, 2007, Holly Bortfeld attended an autism hearing in the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee run by Senator Tom Harkin. At that hearing Dr. Thomas Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, now current head of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, was there to testify.

Beforehand, Ms. Bortfeld, was waiting with her 11 year old son Max, who has autism, at an elevator on the way up to the hearing. When the doors opened they got on.  After they did, Thomas Insel and a female companion approached and entered the elevator just before the doors closed. Ms. Bortfeld reports that once they were on the elevator together...

"...Max stimmed. Insel looked at him, looked at me (yes, he had his little name tag on, so he knew that I knew he was) then he hit the open door button and ushered his coworker off. As the doors were closing, he said "I'm not riding up with them", looking at my son."

The head of the National Institutes of Mental Health refused to ride an elevator with a child with mental health issues.

...again for clarity and perspective on this episode...

The chair of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee will not share an elevator with a child with autism, on the way into an autism hearing.

This odious behavior is not one of a healer committed to the well being of the disadvantaged or disabled, it is the behavior of a bigot.Adventures in Autism: Autism Chair Thomas Insel Refuses to Ride in an Elevator With an Autistic Child:

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Life With Autism: In their Own words!Sam Wessels♥

This video published on CNN as part of their autism awareness series this month, features kids on the autism spectrum, talking about what is like to have autism. At first glance if you are a cynic like me, you might think.....____Ahhhh, not another fluff piece!!

Not so fast! One of the kids in the video is a really special little boy, because he couldn't always communicate and in fact didn't answer to his name, couldn't sleep through the night, etc. His name is Sam Wessels and he is the one with red hair, who appears twice in the vídeo. His mom and dad worked very hard to get him where he is at today and we should all be proud of them and of Sam who can now give a voice to those kids who don't a voice, other then through their parents.

The video is all positive, which can be disheartening to parents with children on the severe side of the spectrum, but remember that we don't know the story behind each person on that video, as is the case with Sam. If you didn't know his history, you would think he was always like you see in the video, but he worked very hard to get to this point. Recovery is different for everyone and it's important to understand that, so lets give a round of applause to Sam, because he earned it!♥

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Canary Party, Autism Rate 1 in 88 Press Conference/3rd of April, 2012

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"Artist Vincent Van Gogh Was Heavy Metal Poisoned, Not Crazy nor Autistic"

I have heard for years that Vincent Van Gogh wasn't crazy, that he was autistic. As it turns out he wasn't autistic nor crazy. As Dr. Adrienne Sprouse found he was poisoned by the heavy metal fumes in the paints he used to create his masterpieces.

Oil painting takes a long time to dry, even years and in fact there are paintings from the middle ages that underneath the layers, have been found to still be wet. Imagine being in a confined space breathing the vapors like Vincent did in his little room filled with fresh paintings.

Van Gogh is considered the greatest Dutch painter after Rembrandt. He produced all of his work (some 900 paintings and 1100 drawings) during a period of only 10 years before he succumbed to mental illness (or was it). In his last 70 days of life, he did a painting a day. People like to romanticize everything and lie to themselves by saying that Van Gogh was a great artist who had autism, but he didn't, he was poisoned! He was a great artist, not because of his illness, but in spite of it.

Now imagine all those heavy metals, arsenic, led, cadmium, mercury, aluminum, that Van Gogh was exposed to, are used today in vaccines. Then we wonder why Alzheimer is going up at the same rate as Autism and 50% of American children are diagnosed with a learning disability and why the autism rate keeps going up each year, with 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys being diagnosed at the current rate. It is estimated that by the year 2022, 1 in 9 American children will develop autism.

"Passion and Poison - The Vindication of Vincent Van Gogh" 

"There has been much speculation regarding the 37 year life of painter Vincent Van Gogh and just as much controversy and discussion surrounding the circumstances and illness that lead to his demise. For the first time, over 120 years after his first admission to a hospital, Dr. Adrienne Sprouse, a 21st century physician takes on this 19th century patient. After years of exhaustive research and as one of the leading Environmental Medicine physicians in the world, Dr. Sprouse is able to make the provocative statement "I know why Vincent Van Gogh died. He wasn't crazy." And she can prove it".

"Passion and Poison - The Vindication of Vincent Van Gogh" Pitch Piece from Passion And Poison on Vimeo.

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Monday, April 2, 2012

World Autism Day: Light it Up Black and Blue? - AGE OF AUTISM

Today was a day filled with fluff pieces about autism, but I have nothing to celebrate. Lets face it....autism sucks any way you look at it.

Kim Stagliano from Age of Autism says it all. Today is April 2nd. Some are celebrating Autism Awareness Day. I am not. To me, today is like Good Friday and Yom Kippur - somber days of reflection. World Autism Day: Light it Up Black and Blue? - AGE OF AUTISM:
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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Autism Rates Rise to 1 in 88, CDC Says - ABC News

One in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, by age 8, according to a study released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- a rate that has risen far above the 2006 estimate of 1 in 110.