Autism in the Arts
25 August 2015Comments ( 1 )
Steve Silberman’s new book, “Neurotribes,” recounts his 15-year quest to understand "the legacy of autism."
10 February 2015Comments ( 0 )
The acclaimed Broadway play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" gives theatergoers dazzling insight into one boy’s unusual experience of the world.
15 November 2013Comments ( 18 )
Taken at face value, a new translated memoir by a child with severe autism suggests that our official consensus needs a rethink, writes clinical psychologist William Mandy.
28 February 2012Comments ( 5 )
The French documentary Le Mur (The Wall) shows that many psychoanalysts in France shun biological explanations for autism.
2 January 2012Comments ( 8 )
Research on the immune system’s link to autism and other psychiatric disorders is rich and varied — from massive epidemiological studies of twins and pregnant women, to the screening of immune molecules in amniotic fluid and postmortem studies of brain inflammation. In his new book, Paul Patterson lays out this complicated work clearly and concisely, with little editorializing.