Argumentative Essay On Autism

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A highly controversial topic that is debated to cause autism is the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccination, also known as the MMR vaccine. Some believe this is a myth but a lot of data supports the link between the vaccine and autism. This vaccination is a two-shot process of vaccines which contain high doses of mercury because it has three vaccines in one shot and is given twice. This vaccine is first given to children between the age of 12 and 15 months, while the second shot is given between the ages of four and six years old (Jain). There has been a recent decline of children receiving this vaccination because of the fear that it could cause autism. In an interview with Amanda Ziegler, whose son has autism, she stated that she noticed that …show more content…
Data shows that improvements were shown from around the first two to three weeks after treatment (Tracy). In the book Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism it explains that in the case of a six-year-old male with autism, after 12 weeks of treatment of GcMAF he was more obedient and cooperative and also had an increase in vocabulary and pronunciation (Siri). This treatment for autism proves that this disorder is linked to high levels of mercury, with the MMR vaccine being one of the root problems. In June of 2015 Dr. James Bradstreet was found dead and was speculated to be a murder. Many believe it was due to his controversial work with autism and how he proved the high levels of mercury found in the vaccines cause autism. It was recently brought to attention that the government went after to kill him and cover it up as a suicide, because they wanted to keep it a secret that mercury found in the vaccines cause autism because they want everyone to be vaccinated (Miller). This whole situation proves that the recent increase of autism is due to high levels of mercury found in the MMR