The autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social aloof behavior and impairment of language and social interactions. Advanced functional brain imaging has confirmed pervasive neurological involvement.
Often accompanied by seizure disorder, cognitive defects, or other neurological impairment manifests in the first three years of life and persists into adulthood if not treated.
I believe the etiology results initially from mercury toxicity which is transmitted transplacentally through the mother’s placenta to the baby and from subsequent vaccinations containing mercury.
Autistic children additionally have abnormalities of detoxification, specifically sulfoxidation and liver detoxification as well as glutathione.