The Science and Fiction of Autism

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Dr. Laura Schreibman is a master clinician whose behavioral approaches to the treatment of autistic children have earned her great respect. Like most of us who came into the field in the 1970s, she has witnessed the comings and goings of numerous “miracle cures” and unorthodox treatments for autism. Wellmeaning therapists have veered into blind alleys, and stubbornness or unwillingness to subject their work to scientific scrutiny has kept them there.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(9):1503-1504