In her poignant account, Julie Obradovic discusses her heart-rending struggle with her daughter’s autism and her subsequent quest for answers. She reveals the feelings of depression and helplessness brought on by the diagnosis and her initial inability to find help. Unwilling to give up, however, Obradovic began fighting, finding a treatment for her daughter and going on to campaign on behalf of others. An Unfortunate Coincidence is the result of this fight. The account takes its readers through the political, historical, and scientific developments behind the greatest medical controversy of our time, including:
The findings of the vaccine injury compensation program
Investigations of CDC fraud and the subsequent congressional hearings and findings
The identical symptoms of autism and mercury poisoning
Eyewitness reports of families and educators
The author’s struggle to present her point of view and the backlash intended to silence it
Ultimately, An Unfortunate Coincidence will ask the readers to take a closer look at the evidence uncovered by ten years of research and decide just how many coincidence claims they are willing to accept.
About The Author:
Julie Obradovic is an author, an educator, and an advocate. For over a decade, she has focused on improving the lives of families and children affected by autism. She hosts the #ChatAutism podcast for Generation Rescue; has worked as an assistant to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.; and was a consultant to the documentary film, Trace Amounts. Prior to focusing on autism advocacy, she was a full time educator and administrator. Her first book, An Unfortunate Coincidence, is a memoir about her child’s regression into autism, how it happened, and what she learned along the way. She lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband and children.
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