Sage Journals abstract presents growing evidence that supports chronic exposure to toxic agents i.e. xenobiotics and increased rates of autism.
A ScienceDirect abstract associating prenatal phthalate exposure to childhood social impairment.
Does Perinatal Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors Induce Autism Spectrum and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders?
An Acta Paediatrica abstract associates perinatal exposure to EDCs with increased ASD as well as ADHD.
Environmental and State-Level Regulatory Factors Affect the Incidence of Autism and Intellectual Disability
A PLOS Computational Biology study linking male congenital malformations of the reproductive system to autism with environmental toxins as suspected causative factor.
Autism Spectrum (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD) Disorders Epidemics: Does Fetal Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Play a Role?
A Pediatric Research abstract on accumulated evidence that fetal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can cause neurodevelopmental damage.
A PubMed study on environmental toxins and their link to autism.
A PubMed report on evidence that suggests endocrine disruptors are linked to autism.
A PubMed abstract on relationship between exposure to phthalates and autism.
"1 in 6 children now have autism, a 600 % increase in 20 years." - A publication from the Institute For Agriculture and Trade Policy.
A ScienceDirect article on a study explaining the correlation between autism and genital malformation with environmental factors being a suspected cause.