Category Archives: autism
Only recently he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Asperger’s Syndrome
6:00pm Tuesday 30th August 2011
By Frances Leate
A FATHER who spent most of his childhood in care says he has been let down by the system after only just being diagnosed with a series of severe behavioural disorders.
Robert Joyce, 47, of Buntingford Road, in Monkwick, Colchester, was taken into foster care at five because his parents couldn’t cope with his behaviour.
In trouble at school and with the police, he ended up committing crime and spent much of his young life in and out of youth detention centres.
Vaccines don’t cause autism, but aren’t perfect: Report
(CBS/AP) Autism’s purported link to childhood vaccines has been debunked – again.
The Institute of Medicine says there’s no link between vaccines and autism and Type 1 Diabetes, as some have speculated. The Institute says they can cause side effects including seizures – but only rarely.