Monthly Archives: May 2010

Best visit ever, bad news, good news

Best visit ever!! We saw Alex this weekend, and it was by far our best visit ever. He’s happier than he’s been in a very long time. He only had one really serious meltdown, and it lasted only about ten … Continue reading

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First interview!

I talked to a reporter today, after being contacted a little while ago and playing email tag for a bit. Who knows if anything will come of it, but he at least finds the story pretty interesting. In CA, where … Continue reading

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Happy videos posted

Not much to say – check out the (http://www.alexneedshelp.com/video) section, and you’ll find a new video with clips that actually make you feel hopeful instead of depressed. These are clips from two of his really good marijuana doses, where he … Continue reading

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Marijuana facts

Marijuana isn’t the danger so many people think it is. Even though it’s illegal, most of that is due to tradition – a tradition primarily rooted in fear, misunderstanding, and misinformation.

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Clarifications, answers, and where we go from here

Alex’s introductory article has spurred a few questions from people we know, and some confusion, so I modified that article a bit, but figure I should follow up as well.

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Videos added

I’ve just uploaded a video containing clips of some of the most difficult self-abuse Alex has ever had – just click on “Video” in the upper-right – or click here. The first clip is when Alex was around 3 or … Continue reading

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The good news keeps on coming…

We recently found out that Alex has a cardiac rhabdomyoma, which is very bad news for his condition. Usually heart growths from Tuberous Sclerosis are found early in life, and don’t grow. The fact that he’s never had anything until … Continue reading

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Autism, marijuana, and the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act

Read Alex’s Story before this if you want to know who we’re talking about here. A quick summary, though: Alex is a child with autism, seizures, and severe self-injurious behaviors We’ve tried many medications and talked to several specialists over … Continue reading

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The worst is yet to come

We heard that Alex wasn’t doing well at his new home, and went to visit him last weekend. It was nothing short of a nightmare. He’s having the roughest time I’ve seen since he left us. We brought up some … Continue reading

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Marijuana, autism, and failure: a true story

Please read our agenda — a lot has changed since I wrote up this introductory article So many people lately seem to be coming forward with these amazing stories of how marijuana helped their autistic child. I’m truly happy for … Continue reading

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