Haunted by an autism diagnosis: A sen...

Haunted by an autism diagnosis: A sense of closure after 20 years

There are 16 comments on the Kevin, M.D. story from Jul 27, 2013, titled Haunted by an autism diagnosis: A sense of closure after 20 years. In it, Kevin, M.D. reports that:

I believe most physicians have cases that haunt them, often patients whose treatment courses do not go ideally and who leave a mark on the physician, altering the way he or she practices ever after.

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#5 Jul 27, 2013
A clear example of how 20 years ago a diagnosis or even recognizing signs of it was quite low to nill. Orgs like First Signs helped to educated doctors and parents to the first signs of autism.
Vaccines Cause Autism

Winnipeg, Canada

#6 Jul 27, 2013
friend wrote:
A clear example of how 20 years ago a diagnosis or even recognizing signs of it was quite low to nill. Orgs like First Signs helped to educated doctors and parents to the first signs of autism.
YES just before vaccines began their destruction. What do you think vaccine makers did to do that, change formula, or just increased the number of vaccines?

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#7 Jul 27, 2013
Autism predates vaccines. Hello.
Vaccines Angelman Syndrom

Winnipeg, Canada

#10 Aug 4, 2013

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#11 Aug 4, 2013
Of course this has nothing to do about vaccines, but how a doctor was haunted by not recognizing cases of autism 20 years ago. A clear example as to why the rates were once 1:10,00 which clearly was an inaccurate autism rate.
Ray

Brossard, Canada

#12 Aug 4, 2013
VACCINES have caused too many autism cases in the last two decades. Something about their formulation and the chemicals which are adjuvants are very powerfull and send the immune system in HAVOC leading to autism.

20 years ago there was much less autism but the disease is known for 60-70 years. How come he couldnt recognise the disease? Well not all doctors are competent.

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#13 Aug 4, 2013
20 and more years ago those with autism got a MR diagnosis, or no diagnosis at all. Adjuvants also aren't in all vaccines, and still anti vaxxers cant explain then why more boys are affected than girls, and if adjuvants are very powerfull and send the immune system in havoc, why then doesn't every one have autism who have had vaccines??
Vaccines Gluten Allergy

Winnipeg, Canada

#14 Aug 4, 2013
friend wrote:
Of course this has nothing to do about vaccines, but how a doctor was haunted by not recognizing cases of autism 20 years ago. A clear example as to why the rates were once 1:10,00 which clearly was an inaccurate autism rate.
WRONG. Doesn't haunt him as you say. He reflects on a past case wondering about what could have been done and where child is now, pretty normal. Its not about autism rates except this was a singular case and his first isolated case of vaccine damage when it all started.

Since: Jul 10

Minneapolis, MN

#15 Aug 4, 2013
friend wrote:
Autism predates vaccines. Hello.
Very true. In fact it is said that Martin Luther, Father of the Lutheran religion is sad to have met a boy with autism.
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The unfortunate thing about that, is that martin luther said to 'cull' the child. At that time, he thought the kid was demon possessed.

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#16 Aug 4, 2013
Want to bet. You didn't bother reading that article, did you??

"it was clear to me that he had the flavor of autism"
" I remember making the case to clinicians far more experienced than I (all of whom are now either retired or deceased) that this boy had mild autism, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The other evaluators were ready to diagnose the child with language impairment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but needed convincing about the mild autism. I persisted."
"“The client is a 29-year-old male who reports that he was diagnosed with mild autism as a child, that he completed high school, went on to college but could not manage it and dropped out and has been unable to hold a job since due to social difficulties. He comes seeking treatment.” The report goes on to describe his poor eye contact, trouble with topic maintenance and trouble understanding the examiner’s perspective. It was clear, based on the recent evaluation and current attitudes and criteria, that the patient has an autism spectrum disorder."
WATCH THE VIEW

Winnipeg, Canada

#17 Aug 4, 2013
Sangelia wrote:
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Very true. In fact it is said that Martin Luther, Father of the Lutheran religion is sad to have met a boy with autism.
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The unfortunate thing about that, is that martin luther said to 'cull' the child. At that time, he thought the kid was demon possessed.
You got a POINT?
WATCH THE VIEW

Winnipeg, Canada

#18 Aug 4, 2013
friend wrote:
Want to bet. You didn't bother reading that article, did you??
"it was clear to me that he had the flavor of autism"
" I remember making the case to clinicians far more experienced than I (all of whom are now either retired or deceased) that this boy had mild autism, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The other evaluators were ready to diagnose the child with language impairment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but needed convincing about the mild autism. I persisted."
"“The client is a 29-year-old male who reports that he was diagnosed with mild autism as a child, that he completed high school, went on to college but could not manage it and dropped out and has been unable to hold a job since due to social difficulties. He comes seeking treatment.” The report goes on to describe his poor eye contact, trouble with topic maintenance and trouble understanding the examiner’s perspective. It was clear, based on the recent evaluation and current attitudes and criteria, that the patient has an autism spectrum disorder."
Congratulations, you can copy text. So he remenices about a child, so what? HE'S NOT HAUNTED!!! The only bet is that I bet you need help with comprehension.

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#19 Aug 4, 2013
You're the one with comprehension issues. You claimed the "child is now, pretty normal." Clearly you have a problem either with understanding material or you just outright lie. The child, now grown up, is far from normal according to the article.
WATCH THE VIEW

Winnipeg, Canada

#20 Aug 4, 2013
friend wrote:
You're the one with comprehension issues. You claimed the "child is now, pretty normal." Clearly you have a problem either with understanding material or you just outright lie. The child, now grown up, is far from normal according to the article.
I claimed that? You are brain dead.

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#21 Aug 4, 2013
Sangelia wrote:
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Very true. In fact it is said that Martin Luther, Father of the Lutheran religion is sad to have met a boy with autism.
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The unfortunate thing about that, is that martin luther said to 'cull' the child. At that time, he thought the kid was demon possessed.
Exactly. This article clearly shows how one doctor didn't think he had enough experience to diagnosis. Many cases are just like this. If they had a diagnosis, rarely would it had been autism since MR was so much easier, or people considered the child possessed, as the preacher who killed a child with autism in WI trying to get the demon out.
Vaccines R A FARCE

Winnipeg, Canada

#24 Aug 7, 2013
friend wrote:
Want to bet. You didn't bother reading that article, did you??
"it was clear to me that he had the flavor of autism"
" I remember making the case to clinicians far more experienced than I (all of whom are now either retired or deceased) that this boy had mild autism, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The other evaluators were ready to diagnose the child with language impairment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but needed convincing about the mild autism. I persisted."
"“The client is a 29-year-old male who reports that he was diagnosed with mild autism as a child, that he completed high school, went on to college but could not manage it and dropped out and has been unable to hold a job since due to social difficulties. He comes seeking treatment.” The report goes on to describe his poor eye contact, trouble with topic maintenance and trouble understanding the examiner’s perspective. It was clear, based on the recent evaluation and current attitudes and criteria, that the patient has an autism spectrum disorder."
You must have run out of T.P. after this stool sample.

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