Environmental Factors

Vaccines and Autism

Many studies have examined possible links between vaccination and increased prevalence of autism. This research has paid particular attention to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, vaccines containing thimerosal and the total number of vaccin... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Nearly $2.7 Million for New Research Projects

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 6, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of nearly $2.7 million for the funding of 13 new research projects over the next three years. The... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Nearly $2.7 Million in Research Grants

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce new fundi... More...

Caution Still Needed with Mercury Exposure during Pregnancy

A new study found no increased risk of autism associated with mothers eatin... More...

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