A History of Autism

Conversations with the Pioneers
by Adam Feinstein

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: May 30, 2016

ISBN: 9781444351675

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This unique book is the first to fully explore the history of autism - from the first descriptions of autistic-type behaviour to the present day.

  • Features in-depth discussions with leading professionals and pioneers to provide an unprecedented insight into the historical changes in the perception of autism and approaches to it
  • Presents carefully chosen case studies and the latest findings in the field
  • Includes evidence from many previously unpublished documents and illustrations
  • Interviews with parents of autistic children acknowledge the important contribution they have made to a more profound understanding of this enigmatic condition