Posts Tagged "Alex Spourdalakis"

Weekly Wrap: Alex and His Mom, Autism and Suicide, and Psychiatry’s Hysteria Hangover

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 in Autism, News

The drama now playing out at Loyola hospital in Chicago, as detailed in Contributing Editor Lisa Goes’ superb reporting for Age of Autism,  is a stark case in point of what so many autism families face — and so many more will — as this epidemic unfolds. Uncomprehending doctors, a community not yet organized to intervene effectively, profoundly disabled young men no longer suited for cutesy ad campaigns, a media scared away by their reluctance to challenge medical authorities … all can be seen in this sad saga. But another part of the story is as old as autism itself:...

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Help Alex Spourdalakis! He Needs Appropriate Medical Testing and Treatment

Posted on Mar 19, 2013 in Autism, News

Dear CNN, We are asking that you do an investigative story into Alex’s case and assist Alex in getting the appropriate medical care he needs.  Please help him and those who are worried about him daily and praying someone will care enough to assist.  This story is what is transpiring in health care today.  This could be any of our children. What is needed:  Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, Chicago, Illinois: Provide Appropriate Medical Testing and Medical Treatment for Alex Spourdalakis. On behalf of Dorothy Spourdalakis, Alex’s mother and according to first hand eye witnesses and...

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