Posted by Catherine Morgan on June 23, 2007
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Autism: The Disease, The Debate, and The Devastated Families – by Catherine Morgan
This week in a New York Times article, the debate continued over the cause and treatment of Autism. A family once united is now divided.
A year after their grandson Christian received a diagnosis of autism in 2004, Bob Wright, then chairman of NBC/Universal, and his wife, Suzanne, founded Autism Speaks, a mega-charity dedicated to curing the dreaded neurological disorder that affects one of every 150 children in America today.
The Wrights’ venture was also an effort to end the internecine warfare in the world of autism — where some are convinced that the disorder is genetic and best treated with intensive therapy, and others blame preservatives in vaccinations and swear by supplements and diet to cleanse the body of heavy metals. — read full article,
But for those of us who don’t know too much about autism…What is autism? What are the sypmptoms of autism?
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Posted by Catherine Morgan on April 10, 2007
This is a one minute video that demonstrates what is currently happening to unused frozen embryos from fertility clinics. The senate will be voting this week to either support Stem Cell Research, or to put more restrictions on it. Please go to my political site “INFORMED VOTERS” to see more information, and to send an Email to the Senate asking them to support Stem Cell Research.
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