is a physical illness and is treatable
that supports autism is an illness
More than 500 scientific studies
show children with autism are physically ill, have high levels of toxins (heavy
metals and pesticides) and infections (herpes and rubella) that are associated
with autism. The scientific literature and their autism symptoms improve when
their underlying medical conditions are treated. http://www.generationrescue.org/autism/
Evidence of causation and
co-morbid illness - Peer-Reviewed Scientific Literature Citations (mostly
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to mercury, pesticides, solvents and thimerosal
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to rubella virus and autism.
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to oxidative stress and autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to other infections and autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to environmental
mercury triggering autism.
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to dietary
abnormalities in autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to mitochondrial
issues and autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to gastrointestinal
issues and autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to brain inflammation and
of Recovery - Autism is Treatable!
Evidence of Recovery – Peer Reviewed Scientific Literature About Treatment
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to treating dietary
issues in autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to treatment of
nutritional deficiencies in autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to treatment of
inflammation in autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to Treatment of
oxidative stress in autism
- 10 peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to
treatment of infections in autism
peer-reviewed scientific literature citations related to infections and
Generation Rescue tracks recovered children
Thousands of children have recovered
- Some stories of
families available to the media are at this link:
1200 of those families are located in 35
countries and are volunteers in our Rescue Angel program. Three of
their stories are attached below all of the are available online at http://www.generationrescue.org/angels.php
Pre and Post Pictures Documenting Recovery
There are thousands of
children who have been formally diagnosed with autism that have recovered through treatment of their underlying medical conditions. The children
below are just a few of the many children available to be interviewed by the
Christian with Autism
Markena with Autism
Nathan With Autism
Ryan with Autism
Scott with Autism
Reeve with Autism
Bryce with Autism
Quinn with Autism
Elizabeth with Autism
Ryan with Autism
Ben with Autism
recovery stories from parents around the world every day. These parents
are available to be interviewed by the press, doctors or scientists.
These are just a few of thousands.
Recovered Nick Wachol
Submitted by: Alice Wachol
Mom of Recovered Nick – 6 years old
Managing Director, Michigan
Deloitte Consulting LLP
I'm the mother of a six year old boy, Nick,
who has completely recovered from Autism through the biomedical approach that
has been described by Jenny McCarthy. He is now indistinguishable from
his peers: bright, talkative, charming, inquisitive and
affectionate. Today he keeps pace with high-achieving, “neurotypical”
peers in a very challenging academically-oriented private school, with teachers
that are unaware of his past issues. He has come such a long way from the
two year old who was non-verbal with no eye contact, repetitive gestures and
terrible gastrointestinal problems! Photo and video comparisons from then
to now are nothing short of incredible!
I have always been a large proponent of
traditional medicine. For several years I was the Vice President of
pharmacy for a large national retail chain, running the sixth largest pharmacy
in the nation. I always believed that pharmaceuticals were the quick and
efficient approach, and that vitamins were a weak and ineffective
substitute. I have undergone a complete 180 degree change in my views.
Through sleepless nights of research,
I started to learn that many parents were making headway with this
"incurable" disease my son had. My husband, Bob, was frankly
skeptical but after 20 years of marriage, he could tell how serious I was about
following this new path. Within 36 hours of eliminating milk from Nick's
diet, he started to talk! Bob called me at work and said, "You're
onto something!" which was high praise indeed. Family, friends,
babysitter -- all were astounded to see the changes.
Over the course of the next twelve months,
Nick's symptoms receded one by one until they now seem like a nightmare.
His speech and behavioral therapists "fired" him because he improved
so much. His eye contact came back. He understood what
we were saying to him. He regained imaginative play. He started to
sing. What a gift all of this is!
The physicians who started this movement
have all the sound biological research to support why this happens to some
children and why these methods work to heal them. The root of it is in a
process called the Methylation/Sulfation cycle, whereby your cells "clean
themselves out." The nutritional restart of this process is stalled in
The gut healing that Jenny McCarthy
describes is essential to success. And, as a bonus, these things have made my
entire family more healthy! I have friends who are parents of children with
many other disorders, from asthma to allergies, that have benefited as
well. With all the allergies, auto-immune disorders and frequent illnesses
children have today, this topic really resonates with all parents.
As a volunteer for Generation Rescue, I've
helped at least 100 families start down the path toward healing. They've
all had different results but many see dramatic improvement. Imagine my
frustration, then, to see this information left out of traditional media.
How many kids' lives could be improved if only they would communicate that
there are things that can help?
It is fascinating to meet the doctors and
parents who have accomplished the impossible: curing so many
children. The media should be knocking down our doors. What we know
is really life-changing, truly.
Recovered Bryce Simpson
Bryce With Autism
Submitted By Mike and Michele Simpson
Parents of Recovered Bryce
My nine-year-old son has completely recovered
from autism through the GF/CF diet and supplements (enzymes, yeast treatments,
B12 and Kirkman vitamins). We haven’t done any expensive therapies or mercury
detoxification. He was normal as an infant (with the exception of stomach
problems), had language (5-10 words) and a loving connection to his family. At
13 months old, after his one-year vaccines, (including MMR) he fell into autism
within a matter of days. He lost all language and methods of communication,
including pointing and gesturing.
He was diagnosed at only 18 months old
because he was extremely autistic. The developmental pediatrician at the State
Evaluation Center told me "I usually don’t even mention the word autism
unless a child is at least 2 or 3, but your son’s symptoms are so severe I’m
going to go ahead and tell you".
I put him on the GF/CF diet immediately
(found out because of Jenny McCarthy) and the results were amazing. We went
back for a follow up at the evaluation center only three weeks later and they
were shocked at his improvement. It was determined, however, that although the
diet was helping immensely, he was still autistic. We stuck with the diet 110%
(the only way it works) and he continued to improve, baby-steps. If he had a
diet slip-up, he would immediately regress for about 10 days.
At age three, he was a student for almost a
month in the local autism center's (TEACCH) summer training program to teach
educators how to handle autistic kids. His symptoms were still so pronounced
that he was the perfect ‘sample autistic student’. These autism specialists
(including PhD’s) spent more than three full weeks with my son, (keep in mind
he had already been on the diet for a 1 ½ years at that time so he had
dramatically improved from his original condition), and never questioned
whether he was autistic. I emphasize this because I am tired of the speculation
that these kids weren’t autistic to begin with. Also, to emphasize that the
diet is a long-term thing! I heard Barbara Walters give Jenny McCarthy a hard
time about whether Evan is ‘cured’. He is only 5 years old! It takes many years
to iron all the issues out. My son wouldn’t have been considered ‘cured’ until
he was about 7, so give it a little more time!
My son is walking proof that kids can be
cured of this type of autism. If you met him today you would never guess he had
ever been considered autistic. He seems a little ADHD at times, but his IQ is
139, he is above grade level in every subject but spelling, and most of all he
is a loving compassionate friend to many. We just got home today from another
birthday party—the SIXTH one he’s been to this summer.
I would love to have those who doubt
recovery is possible to meet him or see a video of him. When I asked his
permission to send his story in to a TV show, he replied (italics mine)
In his own words:
"I’d like to make a statement coming
straight from me. This diet has helped me so much. When I was younger I used to
have to wear headphones (the type made for shooting ranges) when I went
to the movies (he was so hypersensitive to sound) and now I can hardly
hear my mom when she calls for me when I’m in my bedroom. Also, before the shot
(the one-year round including MMR) I was saying words, and then I
stopped and only made animal sounds. When I started the diet my words came back
right away. Now, if I eat off my diet, (he has had only tiny infractions
over the years) I can’t stop laughing at nothing, get in lots of trouble,
and fall out of my chair over and over."
Sometimes my son will tell me he is feeling
like he’s had gluten, he will be a little OCD, stubborn, or sluggish acting and
I can immediately look back at his diet and find some small infraction, like
something new he ate that was cross-contaminated with gluten upon further
examination. This has happened dozens of times with the same results every
infraction. When I hear there isn’t any science behind the diet, I wish someone
could observe my son after he’s eaten a little gluten/dairy. They would be
convinced for life. Once several years ago he ate a few bites of regular ice
cream and he had slurred speech, laughed uncontrollably for days, and was
falling out of chairs repeatedly just like a drunk.
My concern is to get the word out to other
families who could benefit from our story, but also to beg for research! What
will happen to my son when he is older, out on his own and chooses to eat
something off his diet? This reaction is similar to taking morphine, so the
risk is immeasurable—beyond description. He is normal when he is on his diet,
but he is out of his mind if he eats gluten/dairy. Should he have a driver’s
license? Will he binge on gluten out of rebellion and get ‘hooked’ on it? We
have to find a cure for this digestive condition soon. There is a whole
generation from the 90’s vaccine boom who are becoming teens and we can’t
control their diet forever.
There is so much to say, an entire books
worth, but I hope I have made my point. We are out here and our kids are being
cured!! Jenny McCarthy and Evan are not an isolated story. She is telling our
story. Thank you so much for allowing her to broadcast it to the world!!!!
Submitted by: Megan Browne
mother to Aiden – 6 years old
Below is picture of Aiden,
now age 6. He was diagnosed with autism. Had high anxiety anywhere
but home, no spontaneous speech, horrible sleep patterns, myoclonic jerking all
through the night, placed on colonidine and valium for very bad episodes, could
not have a conversation or answer any questions with anything but a repeated
word (echolalic), very poor fine motor skills, severe tantrums and
Began Feingold Diet at age
2.5: decreased anxiety, improved sleep, OFF CLONIDINE AND VALIUM!, improved
verbal skills but still no spontaneous speech or communication.
Began casein free at age
3: HUGE increase in vocabulary, increased eye contact and interaction, less
tantruming, more motor skills!
Began gluten free (and
continued casein free) at 3.5: SPONTANEOUS SPEECH! Pointed to himself 1
week after gluten free and said, "I'm Aiden" for the first time
ever!!! Answering questions, asking them, coming up with spontaneous
*Had a developmental
assessment at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore MD with a pediatric
developmentalist - at age 3.5, after already being on Feingold AND GFCF.
She told us, after hearing and reading his medical history, "HE USED TO
BE AUTISTIC BUT NOW HE'S NOT ANYMORE." Straight from the horse's
mouth. Directly after this she said what we are doing is not working, we
should "be careful" about modifying his diet, and said he'll likely
need to be on medication by the time he is school-aged.
He is now in kindergarten
and on NO medication. *Also had B-12 shots that greatly improved speech
and language, as well as behavior. Supplements helping a lot. HE IS
DOING THIS WELL AND WE HAVEN'T EVEN BEGUN yeast treatment, chelation or any
other biomed treatments yet!!! IT WORKS, it works, it works.
His picture is below...how
many "autistic" kids make believe they are Greg (The Wiggle), wearing
a magician's hat (his Big Bird hat), holding a magician's wand (a wooden spoon)
and driving in the Big Red Car???
Why don’t the pediatricians know that autism is
- It’s too much work to read the science
- It took us 14 months to read and compile the autism
scientific literature. Pediatricians do not have the time or (typically)
the motivation to take the time to read the science. They depend on the
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for their guidance.
- The American Academy of Pediatrics
- The same community that is treating children with
autism is also saying that vaccines are one of the causes, so there is an
inherent bias from the AAP against believing we are right. Quite often we
hear a “If they appear right about treatment, they’ll appear right about
- Treating children with autism takes hours at a time
rather than a 10 minute session.
- The AAP receives a majority of their income from
the pharmaceutical companies who do not want our community to gain traction.
- The Medical Schools
- Pediatricians are not trained in medical school to
look for the medical issues that children with autism commonly have.
- Medical Schools are heavily influenced by
pharmaceutical companies and do not want treatment of autism to be
- Autism treatment consists of diets, vitamins and
- Autism treatment philosophies are also reported to
help individuals with chronic illness which typically create a life-long
revenue stream for the pharmacuitical companies.