Like other physicians and families of people with autism, I puzzle over the increased number of children and adults diagnosed with autism. And most all of us have theories about why we now believe 1 in 68 children have autism spectrum disorders. People point out that “when they were children” they never knew of anyone with autism.There … Continue reading Are too many children autistic?
my professional and personal perspectives on living with autism #autism#UniquelyHuman
a book review and some personal reflections on autism
In 1961, my mother and I went to my school on a Sunday afternoon to receive the newly released oral polio vaccine. She along with other parents eagerly sought a way to prevent a dreaded disease that had the potential to cripple or even kill their children. In medical school I learned about diphtheria, a … Continue reading Reconsidering vaccination- a book review
Do you have a problem birthday? You're not alone. #autism