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hardheadjarhead

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Here you go, Phoenix. I "Googled" it, having forgotten my original source.

Missouri alone has had an 850% increase in incidences:

http://www.vaccinationnews.com/DailyNews/2003/February/AutismIncreases17.htm

http://www.iom.edu/Object.File/Master/7/505/0.pdf

http://autism.about.com/od/autismexplosion/

http://autism.about.com/b/a/068588.htm

http://www.addtreatment.com/SUB8.htm


I stopped after awhile, as there was so much stuff on this. The first two or so indicate the dramatic increase. The others talk more peripherally on the subject.

Regards,


Steve

Some others....

http://www.protectingourhealth.org/press/2003/2003-0101-RH-autism.htm

http://www.protectingourhealth.org/newscience/learning/2003/2003-0101yeargin-allsoppetal.htm
 

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Phoenix44 said:
Actually, the school IS cooperative. Full time RN on staff, school psychologist, social worker, and a well organized special ed system. The parent is not cooperative. "Forgets" to give medicaton in the morning, and the child is completely out of control. I didn't exaggerate when I said he runs around the school, screams, attacks people, and hangs from the stairways.

I picked an extreme--but not rare--example, because he made such an impression on me. Remember, in the inner city, we're dealing with the crack babies of a few years ago. Now they're in school. I'm not referring to the kids who need smaller classes, less distraction, and extended test time. I'm talking about the kids who disrupt the smaller, special ed classes.
Speaking as a teacher, if you are really divulging this kind of information, regardless of whether it is in little trickles with no names mentioned, you really are on the verge of being extremely unprofessional. These details, if they are any more specific can be put together with your bio info to accurately figure out who you are describing if anyone who knows you is reading this stuff. Even if they aren't, this is an internationally accessable forum. I would change my tact quickly.
 

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loki09789 said:
you really are on the verge of being extremely unprofessional.
Thank you for your concern about my "professionality." However, I have not revealed my profession, geographic location, names, ages, nor anything else that could even REMOTELY identify anybody or anyplace. The behavior pattern and dynamics I described, however extreme, are far from rare. Sorry to say it is unfortunately common, and I've seen it more than once in more than one place. And the school features are also common. I also could have changed the details of the history, and in fact, I could have invented the entire scenario for the purpose of, as I mentioned, "playing the Devil's Advocate."

I will tell you, however, that I've been in my "profession" long enough, and I've never been accused of being unprofessional by anyone in real life, so it's real interesting to be the recipient of this accusation by someone who doesn't even know me.

Thanks again.
 

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Phoenix44 said:
Thank you for your concern about my "professionality." However, I have not revealed my profession, geographic location, names, ages, nor anything else that could even REMOTELY identify anybody or anyplace. The behavior pattern and dynamics I described, however extreme, are far from rare. Sorry to say it is unfortunately common, and I've seen it more than once in more than one place. And the school features are also common. I also could have changed the details of the history, and in fact, I could have invented the entire scenario for the purpose of, as I mentioned, "playing the Devil's Advocate."

I will tell you, however, that I've been in my "profession" long enough, and I've never been accused of being unprofessional by anyone in real life, so it's real interesting to be the recipient of this accusation by someone who doesn't even know me.

Thanks again.
If you are the child advocate you seem to be then you will understand my critical eye of how many details, specifics you seem to be implying about someone elses kids. My concern isn't for your professionalism as much as it a plea to that professionalism to remember that this info is confidential.

If you are purely being hypothetical, or this is a fictitious situation that is a composite of many specifics then I apologize. Even playing devil's advocate, specifics are specifics. Shesulsa has chosen to openly speak about her own child, these other 'details' you are using aren't really yours.

If you know what to look for, meaning someone who knows you - even distantly, if you see enough 'unclassified' material you can make 'classified' conclusions (as I learned it in the military way back when).

I don't mean to insult, but how would you feel if you saw details that pointed directly to your child being discussed like this by someone who is entrusted with the welfare of your child?
 
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