Do Vaccines Really Cause Autism?

Do Vaccines Really Cause Autism?

There is no evidence linking any vaccine or vaccine ingredient, or the childhood vaccine schedule, to the risk of developing autism or any neurodevelopmental disorder. But an alleged connection remains a persistent myth, propagated by the anti-vaccine movement. We have not written about this for a while so I thought I would check in on the data to see if there were anything new. The exact claims of anti-vaxxers have shifted over the years, starting with the MMR vaccine, then thimerosal (a mercury-containing preservative), then just vague toxins, or “Too many, too soon” or perhaps it’s aluminum, or whatever – but...

Mental Health Does Not Come With A Manual, It Comes With Friends & Family Support That Never Gives Up!
Join now
Read more

Related Content

Companies Are Opening Their Doors To Talent With Autism
Companies Are Opening Their Doors To Talent With Autism

Twenty-seven-year-old Christopher Pauley thought he had it all figured out when ...

Read more
This Arizona Apartment Complex Was Built Just For Adults With Autism
This Arizona Apartment Complex Was Built Just For Adults With Autism

Another new apartment complex recently opened up in central Phoenix. But this pr...

Read more
Everything You Need to Know About Occupational Therapy for Autism
Everything You Need to Know About Occupational Therapy for Autism

Occupational Therapy Provider Kendra Garcia not only treats children with autism...

Read more
Autism Symptoms Could Soon See Improvement, According to This Study
Autism Symptoms Could Soon See Improvement, According to This Study

Children with autism often find social interactions awkward, leaving them isolat...

Read more
Did You Know That 20% Autism Patients Were ALSO Diagnosed With Depression?
Did You Know That 20% Autism Patients Were ALSO Diagnosed With Depression?

Almost 20% of young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) also were diagnos...

Read more
What NOT To Say To A Parent With A Child Who Has Autism
What NOT To Say To A Parent With A Child Who Has Autism

Just as every child experiences autism in a different way, parents of children w...

Read more