What Causes Autism?

2015_10_20 iStock What Causes Autism squareAutism is classified as a behavioral disorder that was first diagnosed in the early 1940’s. At that time, autism was attributed to ineffective parenting, also called the ‘refrigerator mother’ theory, which was widely accepted until the 1970’s.

Today we know that bad parenting does not cause autism. So what does?

Despite millions of dollars spent on research about the causation of autism, the official answer from the CDC and medical community is still the same: We don’t know.

What we do know is this: Autism, despite being classified as a behavioral disorder, is recognized in the scientific community as a neurological disorder involving differences in the brain affecting communication, speech, and behaviors, and often includes parallel conditions such as gut issues or allergies.


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The Vaccine Debate

The debate over whether or not vaccines contribute to the development of autism is far from settled. Many families insist that their child developed normally, but then regressed into autism after receiving routine immunizations.

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Other Risk Factors for Autism

There are many known risk factors for autism. Be aware of contributing factors.

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Vaccination is the worst medical fraud ever to be foisted upon the human race by the Big Pharma industry!
Big Pharma, and Medical Mafia aided by Government Agencies spend billions to destroy the knowledge that vitamin ‘C’ is the best disease preventive nutrient on earth, man and animal. Ninety nine % of animals make ‘C’ in their bodies every day, humans do not. Animals make up to 10 times more ‘C’ when sick or injured. Toxic foods and drinks cripples our immune system aiding diseases to destroy our health.
Research: ‘medical/science mavericks heath’

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Rhonda

Could lack of oxygen during child birth be a factor in autism? My 24 year old son had many developmental delays but was never diagnosed as autistic though he has tendencies. I’m currently trying to find him a doctor for re-evalution. I do feel he is autistic but was always boarder line as they would say and not give him a diagnosis. During his delivery there was a knot in the umbilical cord. His heart rate would drop with contractions. He ended up being a forcep delivery.

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Jamal

Infants that lack oxygen at birth suffer in the long run, in many cases it causes disabilities and developmental delays. I’m not sure if it’s connected to autism in a way but i do know it does effect the infant.

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Danielle Pulliams

I see signs and symptoms of this in my husband, i am a nurse, he shows all the traits of Aspergers, denies anything is wrong, I’m not sure he will get checked out, in denial phase, I knew he had something wrong and couldn’t figure it out, i read up on it and he fits it to a tea, i approached him about it and he was argumentive about it, how do i get him the help he needs, he said he’s not crazy. i will pull more info for him to help but feel i can’t be in marriage any longer due to how he is with emotional connection and understanding how i feel at times, i’m in this alone, no support from his family. Please if you have any solutions let me know, i don’t want to continue to stay if it’s not fixed. It’s not fair for me.

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Sharon

I am living this same life with someone. Will you contact me to discuss our similarities?

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Deborah Tepper

My son Chris just had his first child Chloe, she is 5 months old and showing many signs of neurological problems after having all of her scheduled vaccines. I tried to warn them, but they would not listen. She is screaming and aching her back and only sleeping about 25minutes at a time. My oldest son had a learning disability because of vaccines, I just did not know back in 1976.

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