Mistakes Known As Truths

Vaccines cause autism.

The idea that vaccines cause autism is wrong, and scientific studies reveal that there is no significant relationship between autism and vaccines.

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Autism is diagnosed only at age 3 and later.

Autism is an innate inadequacy. With careful observation and evaluation, the risk of autism can be determined from 18 months onwards.


They are highly intelligent

Contrary to popular belief, most individuals with autism spectrum disorder have different levels of mental retardation. Furthermore, in intelligence tests, certain areas may be much more retroactive than other areas.


They have mothers emotionally dull, called refrigerators.

The “refrigerator mother” opinion, which was proposed for the mothers who lacked emotional intimacy in the 1950s, was refuted many years ago.


They all look the same.

All children with autism have different appearances.


They all have high capacity.

Very few (approximately 10%) individuals with autism spectrum disorder have very strong memory, music ability, etc.

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They don't have speaking skills.

Some children with autism have speaking skills.


They look like children with Down Syndrome.

Autism and Down Syndrome are quite different.


They're very smart, they don't forget anything.

Contrary to popular belief, most individuals with autism spectrum disorder have different levels of mental retardation. Furthermore, in intelligence tests, certain areas may be much more retroactive than other areas.


The cause of autism is consanguineous marriage.

Although the cause of autism is still unknown, it is believed that it may have genetic basis and is triggered by environmental factors. Consanguineous marriage may cause some recessive genes to become dominant.


Physical characteristics are different from other children.

Physical characteristics of the children with autism may not be differentiated from other childrens.


Their cure is using medicine

Early and intense education is the only treatment for autism. Drugs do not cure the main symptoms, they can only be used for concomitant problems.


Individuals with autism are "Rain Main"

Autism spectrum disorder shows differen characteristics from individual to individual.


Autism is a bowel disease.

Autism spectrum disorder is a complex developmental disorder.


Cold parenting cause autism.

The concept of “refrigerator mother“, which was put forward for mothers who lacked emotional intimacy in the 1950s, was refuted many years ago.


The diagnosis of autism does not disappear.

Scientific research shows that before 3 years of age, a significant number of children can receive education with their peers who develop normally in later years.


Autism is a disease and heals.

Autism spectrum disorder is a life-long complex developmental disorder.


Autism passes with medication.

The only treatment for autism is early and intensive education.


Individuals with autism don't feel the pain.

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder may have high or low sensitivity.


Autism can heal through short-term education.

Autism is usually a lifelong developmental disability.


All children with autism are geniuses.

Only 10% of children with autism have superior ability.


Children with autism don't like to hug.

Children with autism need support in developing appropriate interactions.


If a child looks at rotating objects, he/she definitely has autism.

Just being interested in repetitive behavior is not enough to say that it is autism.


Austism can heal with diet.

Early and intense education is the only treatment for autism.


People with autism don't live long.

People with autism do not have any metabolic health problems.


Individuals with autism has special abilities.

Only 10% of children with autism have superior abilities.


All children with autism have the same physical characteristics.

All children with autism have different physical characteristics.


Autists can not speak.

Some of the children with autism have speaking skills. Early education can positively affect speaking skills.


Autism is aggressive.

Children with autism need professional support to express their feelings. Individuals with autism are at increased risk of being subjected to violence.


Autism occurs as a result of trauma.

Autism is a innate insufficiency.


The cause of autism is the working mother.

Autism is thought to be the result of genetic and environmental factors.


Autism is contagious.

Autism is thought to occur as a result of genetic and environmental factors and is not a person-to-person situation.


People with autism are cognitive disability.

Autism manifests itself as a lack of communication and social interaction skills, repetitive movements and limited / intense interests. Various cognitive problems may be seen in approximately half of the cases


The reason for autism is excessive teleview.

Autism is thought to be the result of genetic and environmental factors.


Individuals with autism are hyperactive.

There are important findings that autism spectrum disorder and hyperactivity disorder are concomitant conditions, but not all individuals with autism are hyperactive.


Individuals with Asperger Syndrome have superior abilities.

Asperger people may have a certain degree of obsession and knowledge in a number of special subjects such as music and historical meteorology but in general they do not have more advanced intelligence than normal.


Autism is a habit, it passes through the family.

Autism is thought to be the result of genetic and environmental factors.