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Sat Sep 13, 2014, 11:54 PM

6. My stepson is autistic and my son has some autistic traits, so I undersand what you

are going through.

Although observation strongly suggests that the autism in my family has a genetic origin, I also wonder if vaccines might have played some role in my son's autistic traits since things like not liking to be touched didn't show up until middle school... after he had his MMR booster.

Other traits, though, like OCD did show up loudly as early as third grade and may have been present more mildly at maybe two years old.

At this point, I am not convinced that immunizations have any effect on autism. I do believe that the additives in our foods may be, at least partly, responsible for the rising number of austic children in this country.

Some of the stuff is really dangerous -- and no one really knows what the long term effect is on the body before and after birth.

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