TRANSCRIPT This transcript was generated by AudioBurst technologies 00:00 What led you to medical cannabis and were you resistant to the idea at first? – Well considering my son was 48 pounds and he was not a candidate for a feeding tube and the medical community, certain pediatricians could not give me any answers, what
When Moriah Barnhart’s 2-year-old daughter Dahlia was attacked by intense tremors, fever and nausea in May 2013, she rushed the girl to a Tampa emergency room. A week later, after surgery for an aggressive and cancerous brain tumor, Dahlia couldn’t eat, walk or talk. Three weeks later, her left side partly paralyzed, Dahlia was moved
Illinois First State To Qualify Autism Illinois Adds Autism As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana – The Medical Cannabis Advisory Board in Illinois has become the first in the nation to approve medical marijuana as a treatment for autism. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a wide range of social impairments, communication difficulties, and repetitive and
Medical Marijuana has been Life-Changing for Tyler Richard. A year ago it was hard to even count how many seizures Tyler Richard would have in one day. Diagnosed with autism and epilepsy, Tyler, now 14, was on a dozen different medications. Some seizures were small and barely noticeable, but others were so massive that his mom, Toni
Autism A neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social impairment, communication difficulty, repetitive and restricted behaviors. The autism spectrum covers a wide range of verbal and non-verbal communication. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in
An Oregon family was out of options. Medical Marijuana for Autism symptom relief in Oregon. Alex, their 11 year old son’s autistic rage was out of control to the point that his parents had to institutionalize him. He was hurting himself and others. His parents wanted their son back, so they tried treating Alex with
Lawsuit Highlights Cruel Practices and Ineffectiveness of Undercover Narcotics Operations in Schools By DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE | October 30, 2013 The parents of a 17-year-old special needs student arrested in an undercover police operation announced today they are suing the school district that authorized the operation. The student, who suffers from a range of disabilities, was falsely befriended by
Autism affects nearly 1 in every 88 children. Here are 88 reasons why autism should end the War on Drugs. Article written by the Founder and Executive Director of the Unconventional Foundation for Autism, Mieko Hester Perez.