People outside the alternative health community are often confused by the lack of autism in the Amish people. The Amish do not experience autism, or any of the other learning disabilities that plague our technological society. The Amish live in a society that consists of outdated technologies and ideals, by contemporary standards. Their diet consists of eating organic, fresh, locally-grown produce, and of , they do not follow the established vaccination routines. To the dismay of the mainstream media and the medicalestablishment, this has resulted in a ier people, that are void of all of our chronic diseases.