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Autistic Boy

Top 10 Chemicals Most Likely to Cause Autism and Learning Disabilities

A number of months ago, the Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center (CEHC) released a list of the top ten toxic chemicals suspected to cause autism and learning disabilities. This list can’t come soon enough, as earlier this year the CDC reported that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) now affects 1 of every 88 American children – a 23% increase from 2006 and a 78% increase from 2002.