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Taking Autism Apart

By Dr. Lynn Waterhouse

Summary

A blog entry from Dr. Lynn Waterhouse, who argues against the assumption of many autism researchers that "there is one underlying social brain system that is impaired in all with ASD", Dr. Waterhouse asserts that autism is far more complex and involves many co-existing conditions.

Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre (GNC) was founded in September 2010. Its aim is to significantly increase the number of PhDs, dissertations, post-doctoral positions and senior researchers within research areas such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder (ODD/CD), anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders, intellectual developmental disorder, communication disorders, dyslexia, epilepsy, cerebral palsy and other ESSENCE (Early Symptomatic Syndromes Eliciting Neurodevelopmental Clinical Examinations).

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This online article is in English

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Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre
2017

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