Mom Makes Her Sons Drink Bleach to ‘Cure Their Autism’

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A woman has caused shock and outrage this week after she admitted to feeding her sons bleach in a bid to “cure their autism.”

The mom, from Lenaxa, Missouri, has attempted to justify her abuse by claiming that the solution, which contains a mix of bleach, sodium chlorinate, and citrus acid all diluted in water, has had proven to have an effect on both her sons’ autistic traits, and has even had positive effects on their health.

Keep scrolling to read the full story, and to hear this woman’s ludicrous reasoning behind her actions.

The condition affects how people perceive the world, and how they behave and interact in social situations and with others. It is characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication.  

In 2018, the CDC determined that approximately 1 in fifty-nine children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder here in the States.

And, dependent on where a person sits on the spectrum, the characteristics of autism can vary.

Some autistic people also have learning disabilities, mental health issues, or other conditions, meaning different people need different levels of support.

Autism is not a disease or illness, therefore it cannot be cured.

Research has consistently supported the theory that autism tends to run in families. Changes in certain genes increase the risk that a child will develop autism. If a parent carries one or more of these gene changes, they may get passed to a child.

And it is definitely not a result of vaccines.

So all you anti-vaxxers out there can just pipe down, okay?

But scientists have conducted extensive research over the last 2 decades to determine whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism. The results of this research is clear: Vaccines do not cause autism.

Autism is not a disease that can be magically irradicated with a course of antibiotics. It is a social disorder with characteristics that, instead of being curable, can be managed and improved over time.

Meet Laurel Austin. She feeds her autistic children bleach.

She has revealed that she began using Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) in an attempt to help her son Jeremy, twenty-eight, and his brother, Joshua, who suffers from a less severe form of the condition.



The solution is a corrosive concoction of industrial bleach containing sodium chlorinate and citrus acid diluted in water. It has been touted by some as a cure for HIV, hepatitis, acne, and cancer as well as autism but doctors say it is ineffective as well as dangerous.

Speaking last year, British GP Jeff Foster said that MMS does treat autism or any other condition. “Autism is a neuro-developmental condition which is not ­amenable to any form of tablet treatment,” he said. “When you have very extreme measures like this to ‘cure’ a condition it’s just a roulette game. Eventually someone will die. It’s only a matter of time.”

But Laurel claims that her decision was supported by her doctor.

And insists that her sons’ health and behavior has improved since the “treatment” began.

And that the corrosive solution helped to soothe his outbursts. Laurel told Fox4KC: “When you have someone who tears up their arms and screams all the time and can’t speak and they’re trapped in their own body – that’s not normal, and that’s not something they were born with.”

And insists that their behavior has improved. “If I was poisoning them with bleach, wouldn’t their health be getting worse instead of better?” she said.

Laurel’s ex-husband, Brad, has called the treatment “snake oil” and said that her use of it is akin to “child abuse.” He said: “This thing claims to cure everything. It’s such a ludicrous idea. She’s giving Joshua and Jeremy bleach to try to cure their autism.”

But the action was dropped after blood tests did not show any signs of toxicity. All 4 of the children that the couple had together have autism and Brad believes the scientific view that the condition is caused by genetics. Laurel, on the other hand, thinks her children’s autism was caused by vaccines. Yeah, the mom who feeds her kids bleach is also an anti-vaxxer, just to make this story even better.  

“It is akin to child abuse in my opinion. I fear for their health, their safety.”

And there are a number of high-profile names who believe in the ridiculous phenomenon. Keep scrolling to read more…