Provocative and meticulously researched, Challenging the Myths of Autism examines prevalent fallacies about autism including affection, intelligence, and early intervention among others. Alderson explains how they developed and why dispelling them matters. Most importantly, a new understanding is presented that will change how parents and professionals view people with autism. Using many compelling examples from his own practice, Alderson charts a whole new realm of possibilities for treatment and research. An essential five-star resource.
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