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25 Facts About Autism

Here are 25 Autism Facts.

1-5 Autism Facts


1. Studies show that the apparent rise in the autism cases sourced from changes in how physicians define “autism”. – Source

2. Autism is found to overlap with other mental disorders like ADHD, bipolar DO, major depression, schizophrenia and all share genetic roots. – Source

3. The doctor who claimed that there was a link between vaccines and autism had his medical license revoked when he was found to have fabricated evidence. – Source

4. There are over 250 Autism Friendly Screenings (AFS) cinemas in the UK in which the volume is lower, the lighting is darker. – Source

5. Few patients diagnosed with autism excrete the same toxin in their urine that hallucinogenic toads have on their skin. – Source

6-10 Autism Facts


6. An Israeli Army Unit specifically recruits teens with autism. ‘Unit 9900’, a selective intelligence squad, where heightened perceptual skills are considered an asset. – Source

7. Intense world theory of autism suggests that autistic people shut down because they sense and feel too much. – Source

8. In Belgium, people with autism and other mental illnesses can request to be euthanized. – Source

9. More than 20% of the US population believe that vaccines cause autism. – Source

10. Donald Triplett, the first person diagnosed with autism in 1942, is still alive and living in Mississippi. – Source

11-15 Autism Facts


11. Chess has been used as psychotherapy help for Autism. – Source

12. A segment of DNA called DUF1220 was recently discovered to affect intelligence, an increase of this protein leads to a higher IQ, but in excess, severe autism symptoms were present. – Source

13. A group believes that they can cure autism by giving children bleach enemas. – Source

14. A Left handed person is significantly more likely to suffer from autism while at the same time being much more likely to have an IQ over 131. – Source

15. There is a school that educates people with autism to become visual effects artists. Their credits include Captain America, Avengers, and Game of Thrones. – Source

16-20 Autism Facts


16. Thimerosal, the preservative that was said to cause autism from vaccines hasn’t been used in vaccines for 15 years. – Source

17. Dogs can suffer from a form of Autism. – Source

18. In 1996, a 10-year-old boy with autism survived for 4 days alone and lost in a swamp, packed with alligators and snakes. – Source

19. Rett syndrome, a severe autism disorder, which affects 1 girl in 10,000 to 20,000 worldwide, could be reversed by a bone-marrow transplant. – Source

20. People with autism are not contagious to yawning. – Source

21-25 Autism Facts


21. Low vitamin D levels during pregnancy have been proposed to play a role in autism. – Source

22. Over 21.7 million people in the world are diagnosed with Autism. – Source

23. Boys are proximately five times more likely than girls to have autism. – Source

24. There is virtually no difference in brain anatomy of people with autism and those without. – Source

25. A 2008 study reveals that although autism is generally assumed to be lifelong, there’s evidence that between 3% and 25% of affected people eventually recover. – Source

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  • Number 5 , I assume, refers to 5-Methoxy DMT. A chemical found in the secretions of bufo – species of toads…kind of a misleading bit of info. It’s been found in non symptomatic individuals, and at various levels in people with several different disorders.
    It is also sometimes vaporized (smoked) by intrepid psychonauts as an entheogen. One of it’s nicknamed is “chemical terror”, so..not for the faint of heart. ..


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