What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? It is rather ridiculous to assume the adults pictured actually have autism. And NO the vaccine connections has NOT been ruled out. In fact the studies that are cited to "prove" vaccines are not linked to autism have been discredited. Link here: http://www.ageofautism.com/2009/04/fourteen-studies-only-if-you-never-read-them.html
Vaccines and Autism Timeline: How the Truth Unfolded. There is NO link between vaccination and autism - this infographic gives the timeline, from the publication of the now-retracted fraudulent study by ex-Dr Wakefield which started this whole issue rolling.