Autism Causes

Canadian Scientists Find More Genes Possibly Linked To Autism

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A Canadian-led international research team has identified several new genetic mutations that appear to be linked to autism spectrum disorder...

Could Autism Be Caused By One of These 10 Chemicals?

Everyday Health | Ian Landau | Posted 10.17.2012 | Canada Living

By: Ian Landau, Everyday Health Doctors from the Mount Sinai Children's Environmental Health Centre in New York are calling for renewed efforts...

The Return of the Refrigerator Parent?

Romeo Vitelli | Posted 05.01.2012 | Canada Living
Romeo Vitelli

While the refrigerator parent theory of autism was largely abandoned during the 1970s, there are still a few die-hard supporters. Not surprisingly, parents of autistic children still react angrily to any suggestion that flawed parenting causes autism.