Two studies have found no link between vaccines and autism. Because the language delays in autism show up around 18 months (the same time as the MMR vaccine is administered), it was assumed that the vaccine caused autism.
Two studies show there is no link between autism and vaccines
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Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling based in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sarkis conducts evaluations, testing, diagnosis, and counseling services. She also is a public speaker, consultant, coach, and is a facilitator in collaborative law.