The number of children diagnosed with autism jumped 23 percent between 2006 and 2008, according to the latest federal estimate.
Now, 1 in 88 children has been diagnosed with autism, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rapid rise prompted calls to declare the developmental disorder an epidemic. “This is a national emergency in need of a national plan,” Mark Roithmayr, president of the advocacy group Autism Speaks, said at a CDC media briefing Thursday.
But CDC scientists weren’t about to go that far. Instead, they said that most if not all of that startling increase could be due to better recognition of the disorder by parents, doctors and teachers. Read More
Dr. Jay’s Note: From 2002 to 2008, the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder has risen 78 percent and now one out of every 88 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with autism. The ‘experts’ continue to claim that this increase is mainly due to better diagnosis techniques. I don’t buy it! These increasing rates should trigger epidemic alarms.
As with all diseases, Autism is triggered by excess stress. We continue to poison our children with fake & heavily processed foods, chemical filled drinking water & an ever increasing vaccination load that contains known neurological toxins. To think that these acts don’t carry negative side-effects would be naive at best.
Your best defense? Make informed decisions about your child’s lifestyle & healthcare. Educate yourself about what is going into our children (food, water, drugs, shots, etc.) so that you can be mindful of possible side effects. Investigate all options as there are almost always natural alternatives. Knowledge is power!
It IS because of better diagnosis rates! And Wakefield’s bullshit about vaccines was not only proven fraudulent YEARS ago, but he was arrested and had his medical license rescinded. Finally, genetic studies have shown autism is PROFOUNDLY genetic — not environmental, from water, food, etc. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome can produce autism LIKE symptoms….but that’s it.
And you call your ass a doctor.
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