ERIC Number: EJ917929
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Progress in Understanding Autism: 2007-2010
Rutter, Michael L.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v41 n4 p395-404 Apr 2011
Scientific progress is discussed in relation to clinical issues; genetic issues; environmental issues; and the state of play on psychological treatments. It is concluded that substantial gains in knowledge have been achieved during the last 3 years, and there have been some unexpected findings, but major puzzles remain. We should be hopeful of ever greater gains in the years ahead, but both prevention and cure remain elusive.
Descriptors: Genetics, Autism, Genetic Disorders, Environmental Influences, Neurological Impairments, Prevention, Research, Play, Counseling Techniques, Psychological Patterns
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