In the approximately 60 years since autism was ﬁrst described, our understanding of thedisorder hasgrownexponentially inmoving fromnaturalistic observation to a more rigorously researched scientiﬁc study. In the future, our focus on this complex disorder will bring us closer to an understanding of the basic mechanisms involved so that prevention and/or cure of autism and related disorders will be possible.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Autism Spectrum Disorders|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2003|
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