Alternative treatments for autism: Prevalence and predictors

Autism is a heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder for which a large variety of treatments
are offered, including alternative treatments. Vaccine-related treatments (treatments falsely
claiming to cure autism by addressing its alleged cause: routine childhood vaccines such as MMR)
continue to be offered worldwide, despite widespread evidence against the effectiveness and even
possible harm related to these treatments. We analysed the use of alternative treatments in two

alternative treatments