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.
|Title of host publication||Autism Spectrum Disorders|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2003|