One of the biggest controversies in the media today involves a proposed link between vaccinations and autism. For this reflection assignment, present a 1–2-page summary of your position on the topic. What does the research and/or textbook suggest? How might a biblical worldview play into this controversy? How might you advise parents on this topic? What are the potential ramifications of media hype advocating for or against vaccinations?
The following are possible links of interest on the topic:
-Vaccines do NOT cause autism.CDC – Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
-NICHD’s information: What causes autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs): Other FAQs
-Vaccines and Autism – Science/Policy Statements – Autism Speaks
-Vaccines DO cause autism.Generation Rescue – Jenny McCarthy’s Autism Organization