Recent media-hype concerning “Some children with autism diagnosis can recover”

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 15:17
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A research paper was recently published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry by autism researcher, Deborah Fein, entitled “Optimal Outcomes”. The heading of the relevant article is “Some with autism diagnosis can recover”.


This article has understandably caused quite a lot of heated conversation, so we (Autism Speaks) are forwarding you some of the “take home messages” for parents and professionals that Dr Fein most kindly provided for distribution.



Below is a summary of some of her key points:

 

These sites were also provided by Autism Speaks:

http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/study-confirms-%E2%80%9Coptimal-outcomes%E2%80%9D
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/17/health/some-with-autism-diagnosis-can-recover-study-finds.html?_r=0
http://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/news/20130115/autism-recovery-possible
http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/study-confirms-%E2%80%9Coptimal-outcomes%E2%80%9D
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/17/health/some-with-autism-diagnosis-can-recover-study-finds.html?_r=0
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20252593
http://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/news/20130115/autism-recovery-possible

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 15:23