Autism on the rise for school-aged children in U.S., Erie region

There are 68 comments on the Erie Times News story from Apr 21, 2013, titled Autism on the rise for school-aged children in U.S., Erie region. In it, Erie Times News reports that:

"Pick the one you need," Pam Pfadt, his teacher at the Barber National Institute, told the quiet 8-year-old. Landon is one of 270 children diagnosed with autism enrolled in the institute's behavioral health rehabilitation services.

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ThinkAgain

United States

#38 Apr 29, 2013
hooch wrote:
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Yep... especially older kids.... since the older vaccines had a gazillion more antigens and additives than vaccines today.
I'm glad you see the logic :)
cheetos

Titusville, PA

#39 Apr 29, 2013
ThinkAgain wrote:
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I'm glad you see the logic :)
Same logic as having to sign those silly little disclosure forms when you agree to have your child vaccinated.
ThinkAgain

United States

#40 Apr 29, 2013
Do you all remember when Tipper Gore won the fight to have "Explicit Lyrics" printed on music labels? This was done under the belief that violent music causes teen violence. Under that logic, it follows that everyone who listens to violent music is violent and will commit violence. That doesn't make any more sense than saying that Autism is caused by vaccines.
I had my vaccines and I'm not autistic. However, my oldest son has Aspergers, a form of Autism. He had the same vaccines as my other child who is also not autistic. To disprove this myth, one needs only to find an autistic child who was not vaccinated, and there are many.
hooch

Erie, PA

#41 Apr 29, 2013
My kid is autistic too. Didn't get it from vaccines.
FLUVAC MAIMS KILLS

Winnipeg, Canada

#42 Apr 29, 2013
hooch wrote:
My kid is autistic too. Didn't get it from vaccines.
Then your child has never been vaccinated??
hooch

Erie, PA

#44 Apr 29, 2013
FLUVAC MAIMS KILLS wrote:
<quoted text>Then your child has never been vaccinated??
No. Both of my children have received their vaccinations on time. They also get the flu mist every year. One child with autism, one without. He never had a reaction to any type of vaccine or medication, and never had the dramatic loss of skills, etc.
hooch

Erie, PA

#45 Apr 29, 2013
The whole vaccines causes autism is bunk. That is what I am saying. They didn't cause it in my kid.

Since: Jan 07

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#49 Apr 30, 2013
Love your logic. That means it only proves (in your mind) that your child ONLY did become autistic from vaccines. It doesn't have ANYTHING to do with those who AREN'T.

Since: Jan 07

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#51 Apr 30, 2013
Where is your evidence 90 percent are regressive AND vaccine related?? Those USA rates you keep using state the majority of the diagnosis are PDD-NOS, not regressive and nothing at all to do with vaccines one way or the other.

Since: Jan 07

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#54 Apr 30, 2013
No problem. All you had to do was ask.

Where....... is...... your......evidence...... 90.... percent ...... are..... regressive..... AND.... vaccine..... related??..... Those..... USA..... rates.... you.... keep..... using...... state.... the.... majority.... of.... the.... diagnosis.... are.... PDD-NOS..... not..... regressive..... and..... nothing.... at... all..... to...... do..... with..... vaccines.... one.... way..... or.... the... other.

Since: Jan 07

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#55 Apr 30, 2013
CDC study
Changes in Prevalence of Parent-reported Autism Spectrum Disorder in School-aged U.S. Children: 2007 to 2011–2012
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr065.pdf
More than one-half of these children were classified by their parents as having ‘‘mild’’ ASD, and very few were classified as having ‘‘severe’’ ASD.

Don't forget to look at the graphs. Mild dominates over moderate and severe, severe being the smallest on the graphs. And don't forget, these are parents reporting this.
hooch

Erie, PA

#57 May 1, 2013
WARNING FDA APPROVED wrote:
<quoted text> That only proves (in your mind) that your child ONLY did not become autistic from vaccines. It doesn't have ANYTHING to do with those who ARE.
So don't speak for all autistic children is what I am saying. Research and science is against you.
Vaccines Cause Autism

Winnipeg, Canada

#58 May 1, 2013
friend wrote:
CDC study
Changes in Prevalence of Parent-reported Autism Spectrum Disorder in School-aged U.S. Children: 2007 to 2011–2012
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr065.pdf
More than one-half of these children were classified by their parents as having ‘‘mild’’ ASD, and very few were classified as having ‘‘severe’’ ASD.
Don't forget to look at the graphs. Mild dominates over moderate and severe, severe being the smallest on the graphs. And don't forget, these are parents reporting this.
Does this mean something???
Vaccines Cause Autism

Winnipeg, Canada

#59 May 1, 2013
friend wrote:
No problem. All you had to do was ask.
Where....... is...... your......evidence...... 90.... percent ...... are..... regressive..... AND.... vaccine..... related??..... Those..... USA..... rates.... you.... keep..... using...... state.... the.... majority.... of.... the.... diagnosis.... are.... PDD-NOS..... not..... regressive..... and..... nothing.... at... all..... to...... do..... with..... vaccines.... one.... way..... or.... the... other.
What is this? More nonsense?
Vaccines Cause Autism

Winnipeg, Canada

#60 May 1, 2013
hooch wrote:
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So don't speak for all autistic children is what I am saying. Research and science is against you.
No you don't speak for the vaccine damaged children, the 90% or more by saying its all the same because your child wasn't injured by vaccines. Your child is in the 3% category so you have nothing to contribute to a vaccine=autism forum.
ric99

Boston, UK

#61 May 1, 2013
Vaccines Cause Autism wrote:
<quoted text> What is this? More nonsense?
It's official: The Winnipeg dummy is incapable of understanding simple English.
ric99

Boston, UK

#62 May 1, 2013
Vaccines Cause Autism wrote:
<quoted text> Does this mean something???
Did the Winnipeg dummy ever go to school?
Spammer ric99

Winnipeg, Canada

#63 May 1, 2013
ric99 wrote:
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It's official: The Winnipeg dummy is incapable of understanding simple English.
Another stool sample from rictum
ric99

Boston, UK

#64 May 1, 2013
Spammer ric99 wrote:
<quoted text>Another stool sample from rictum
So which of friend's words do you understand?

Since: Jan 07

Location hidden

#65 May 1, 2013
Obviously only the words no more than four letters. But let's continue to just enjoy him repeating that 90 percent! You know, the figure he cant prove?

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