Paradigm Shift: Autism is a Neuro-Immune Disorder...
The paradigm of autism is shifting from being thought to be "genetic" to an environmentally triggered Neuro-Immune disorder. Here is a fantastic article about this shilft:
http://www.ageofautism.com/2013/09/immune-treatments-for-autism.html#comments (scroll UP for the whole article)
How many children with autism also have other immune challenges and food sensitivities (intolerances). I know my son had 26!! (we had to test for it--it wasn't fully obvious at the time). When we took out the top 4 food offenders, along with detoxing through vitamins, he made an amazing recovery. Our story is on my journals page.