OUR AUTISM STORY began in 2001…
When my son Tanner was nearly two years old he changed from a happy-go-lucky talkative boy to a sullen child that I no longer knew.
Here is Tanner, at one, in August, 2000, visiting grandma and grandpa in Massachusetts.
Tanner started crawling at 5 months and walking at 9 months. He was happy and he loved the water!
He had reacted with elevated temperatures to a few vaccines. He had his first ear infections at 5 months, shortly after his “4 month shots.” I later learned that many vaccines contained thimerosal (49.6% ethyl-mercury), a neurotoxin.
When he had the MMR at 19 months, our life changed. His temperature shot up to 105° in two hours.
Two weeks later, he held his head tilted to the side. Two months later, he quit talking. His ear infections became nearly non-stop. He had 21 ear infections by the time he turned five!
I took my son to 18 different doctors. I took him to specialists of all kinds. Not one doctor gave me hope. I started giving him natural enzymes, detoxifyers, probiotics, immune builders and more.
Tanner is almost four here. We were told, "He has an Autistic Spectrum Disorder" a few weeks later by a specialist at The Children's Hospital. He had created his own language by then: sounds that consisted of mostly grunts. I became "Mub."
I returned to our pediatrician, desperate and confused. He was the only doctor who listened to me. I asked him to perform a DNA analysis to see if a genetic … Read the Whole Story . . .