Vaccines & Autism: Learn about the scientific research and findings

At Nisonger Center we want to make sure that we always have the most up-to-date information on vaccines and autism to inform families about what we know. We have researched this topic thoroughly. There have been many studies looking for a connection between vaccines and autism, but the scientific evidence consistently shows there is no link between vaccines and autism. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Institutes of Health, and the Academies’ Health and Medicine Division all agree that vaccines do not cause autism. Vaccines are however, critical to maintaining health and wellbeing. They prevent diseases that cause real harm. Choosing not to vaccinate does not protect children from autism, but does leave them open to potentially life-threatening diseases.

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If you have questions about vaccinations or autism, we encourage you to talk to a healthcare professional.