Vaccines are not associated with autism.
See the articles below if you still aren’t convinced.
But of course, that’s not all there is to know about autism.
It is important to know and recognize the early signs of autism, which is why we typically do formal screening at 18 and 24 months.
“Scientists agree that the earlier in life a child receives early intervention services the better the child’s prognosis.”
Autism Science Foundation on Treatment Options
And know that treatments are available, although you should steer clear of non-evidence based treatments, like chelation, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and special diets.
- Autism Diagnosis
- Explaining the Correlation of Autism After Vaccines
- How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Hurts Autistic Families
- Expert Statements on Vaccines and Autism
- Vaccines and the Latest Autism Prevalence Report
- Vaccines and Autism Redux
- Autism Acceptance vs Autism Awareness
- The Myth of an Autism Epidemic
- Competing Anti-Vaccine Autism Theories
Make an appointment if you are concerned that your child might have autism.
- Children’s Health Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
- Children’s Health Specialty Center North Rockwall
- Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECI)
- Preschool Program For Children with Disabilities (PPCD)
More on Autism
- Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism
- Autistic Self-Advocacy Network
- Autism Society of America
- Autism Science Foundation
- Asperger/Autism Network
- Loud Hands: Autistic People, Speaking
- autism NOW
- Autism Women’s Network
- The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership
- NOS Magazine
- Simons Foundation Autism Research Foundation
- Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership In Research and Education
- How My Daughter Taught Me that Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism
- What causes autism?
- Where Are All The Older Autistic People? Scotland, For Example
- Vaccines and autism: A thorough review of the evidence
- Truth and Consequences – The Anti-Vaccination Movement Exacts a Price
- Busting Anti-Vaccine Myths While Supporting Autistic People
- Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism, But That’s Not The Point. Stop Being Ableist.
- How I Learned to Accept My Autism Diagnosis
- And Straight on Till Morning: Essays on Autism Acceptance