autism related to the MMR (Teaching plan)

After a recent measles outbreak in a local daycare center, a mom brings her 13-month old toddler to the pediatric clinic. While you are performing a routine health assessment and begin explaining the age-appropriate immunizations ordered by the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (MMR, Varicella and the first Hepatitis A vaccine), the mom expresses great concern about the vaccines. She states her fear of autism related to the MMR and also that it is not good for the immune system to receive that many vaccines at the same time. Based on evidence-based research focusing on this moms concerns, including myths and facts, discuss the benefits childhood immunizations. Develop a teaching plan how you would present the information to this mom. Include in-text citations and references.