The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently

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Ranked #4 in Autism, Ranked #6 in Aspergerssee more rankings.

NeuroTribes is a sweeping and penetrating history, presented with a rare sympathy and sensitivity. It will change how you think of autism.' - From the foreword by Oliver Sacks

What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more - and the future of our society depends on our understanding it.

Following on from his groundbreaking article 'The Geek Syndrome', Wired reporter Steve Silberman unearths the...

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Barry Prizant Neurotribes lays down the history and the philosophy of our need to respect people with autism. (Source)

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