Category Archives: autism

The Research and the History: Smallpox and Polio

The success stories of more than a century and a half of vaccination history are being increasingly re-examined, in part, because of the autism epidemic. Among the known factors that can produce such an epidemic are toxins, disease agents, and … Continue reading

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Listening to Parents

It is interesting that the evidence of gut disease in children with autism is well known to parents of children with autism mainly because of the research of Dr. Andrew J. Wakefield in 1998. He listened to them and now … Continue reading

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Offit’s Deadly Choices

Paul Offit (2010) has a new book out: Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All (New York: Basic Books). Dr. Offit says vaccines do not cause autism. In his own words to Sanjay Gupta, Offit says, “About 20% of children … Continue reading

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Autism, Vaccines, and the Louisiana Biology Books

This post shows the scientific connections between autism, vaccines, and the deficiencies in the biology textbooks recently recommended for high schools by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). It answers the recent post by philosopher (Forrest … Continue reading

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Mandatory vaccination? What’s the law and what can I do?

What are your rights? Can you refuse a vaccination that you know is loaded with harmful disease agents, toxins, and foreign animal protein fragments, and the like, that the research shows can permanently or even fatally injure you or your loved ones? Continue reading

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Can a “Nonverbal” Person with Autism Learn to Read and Write?

The Place Where the Streams Came Together A few years ago, on October 6, 2004, to be exact, at an amazingly opportune change point in my work at the University of Louisiana—at the coincidence of a confluence of seemingly unrelated … Continue reading

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Is vaccination or sanitation more effective against infectious diseases?

What does the research show with respect to the relative impact of the escalating growth in the number of vaccinations versus sanitation in reducing epidemics and deaths by infectious diseases? Continue reading

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