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A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers

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March
252011

13:00 - 14:00

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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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   Speaker: Adam Feinstein

In this talk, Adam Feinstein will describe two fascinating journeys of discovery: his travels around the world for his new book, speaking to the key pioneers in the history of autism - including close colleagues and relatives of Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger - to investigate how the concept of the condition has evolved over the past 75 years; and his own remarkable personal voyage of understanding through his autistic son, Johnny.

A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers

In this talk, Adam Feinstein will describe two journeys of discovery: his travels around the world for his new book, speaking to the key pioneers in the history of autism - including close colleagues and relatives of Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger - to investigate how the concept of the condition has evolved over the past 75 years; and his own personal voyage of understanding through his autistic son, Johnny

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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