New Book on Autism

According to a Wisconsin Doctor who specializes in treating Autism, 80% of his patients also have tick-borne illness such as Lyme Disease.  He also says it’s important to always consider tick borne illness in PANS and PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections). Elena Monarch Ph.D. of the Lyme and PANS Treatment Center also began identifying and treating children and teens with PANS/PANDAS and tick-borne illnesses.  She states that lack of awareness on the part of patients and their doctors can contribute to misdiagnosis, prolonged illness, and other complications.  For more information see:


The new book, The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism delves deep into the full body of past and current research to reveal how genetic predispositions and environmental factors can combine to produce the conditions autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

To make this groundbreaking volume, Dr. James Lyons-Weiler combed through the past fifty years of published research on autism, exploring subjects such as genetic variation, mechanisms of neurotoxicity of metals and pesticides, and the central and combined roles of each in causing autism.

Lyons-Weiler provides a major overview of all aspects of the condition of autism, reviews changes in diagnoses and treatments, and explains how genetic information can be used to tailor effective treatments, and sometimes reversals, of the symptoms. He also presents practical forward-looking suggestions on how to design future studies to facilitate the discovery of biomarkers for autism risk and how to classify the full range of autism spectrum disorders.

Autism is considered one of the most mystifying conditions of our day, and alarmed scientists, doctors, politicians, and parents are desperately trying to understand why the condition is escalating. According to the CDC, rates in the United States have risen from an estimated one in two thousand children in 1980, to one in sixty-eight in 2012, and a new National Health Interview Survey shows a rate of one in forty-five. By the time you read this book, that number may have changed yet again.

While most autism researchers focus on either environmental or genetic causes of autism, Lyons-Weiler’s opus demonstrates that to fully understand the condition and to finally put its rate on the decrease, it is essential to pay attention to the science showing how the two classes of factors interact.

Lyons-Weiler is offering a $5 coupon off any purchase over $15 at if you use the word GIFTCODE at checkout.

All 1,000 peer-reviewed studies cited in “Causes” are available at  (go to that link for a chapter by chapter Reference Resource)). Also, check out projectpediatric.comyou can send “Causes” and “Vaxxed” to a pediatrician of your choice, and share the knowledge. 

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