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Autism and Exposure to Molds and Mildew



Is there any link known between household molds or mildew and autism?


At this time, we are aware of no causal link to autism.  If the child has been diagnosed with autism and also has allergies, it may trigger discomfort, which in turn will directly impact behavior.

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Response by:

Susan Thompson, MSN, CPNP
Research Nurse Practitioner
OSU Nisonger Center
The Ohio State University