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Book Review

The Science and Fiction of Autism

Peter E. Tanguay, MD

Published: September 30, 2008

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Dr. Laura Schreibman is a master clinician whose behavioralapproaches to the treatment of autistic children have earned hergreat respect. Like most of us who came into the field in the1970s, she has witnessed the comings and goings of numerous"miracle cures" and unorthodox treatments for autism. Wellmeaningtherapists have veered into blind alleys, and stubbornnessor unwillingness to subject their work to scientific scrutinyhas kept them there.’ ‹

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Volume: 69

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