Autism News and Views
There are many victims as the result of the unexplainable tragic violence toward the children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School by Adam Lanza. I am one of millions of people who are emotionally affected by the event and in mourning. I extend compassion through prayer to the suffering parents, friends, and neighbors who lost the precious lives of children and their teachers in Newtown, Connecticut. Also, we must not forget Lanza’s mother Nancy who is also a victim. She is portrayed as a very positive mom who was focused on getting her sons what they needed and what they wanted.
Beacon Day School appreciates art! I really enjoyed talking to artist Trent Altman's mother, Dr. Jackie Marquette, on the radio last Tuesday (www.voiceamerica.com/episode/65611/a-beacon-of-light-and-hope-for-transi...). Who is your favorite artist with autism? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we may feature them in a coming newsletter!
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Evidence of parallels between mercury intoxication and the brain pathology in autism.
Kern JK, Geier DA, Audhya T, King PG, Sykes LK, Geier MR.
Institute of Chronic Illnesses, Inc., Silver Spring, Maryland, USA; email@example.com.
What’s really behind the increase in autism rates.
The just-released data on autism shows a count of 1 in 88 children, up from a rate of 1 in 110 three years ago and one in 150 five years ago. With each change, the response remains the same: Oh, that’s because of better detection and broader definitions.