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Book Review

Making Sense of Autism

Peter E. Tanguay, MD

Published: November 30, 2008

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A week ago, a colleague knocked on my door. "I want you totake a look at a 5-year-old in my office," she explained. "I’ vediagnosed him as having autism, but his mother would like totalk to an expert." I met the child and his mother; he did appearto have autism, and his mother was upset. I wished my colleaguecould have sat with her over many visits, and dealt withher pain and her questions, but she was from a town many hoursaway.’ ‹

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