n South African Journal of Child Health - Autism : understanding basic concepts : hot topics
|Article Title||Autism : understanding basic concepts : hot topics|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Publication Date||Mar 2008|
|Pages||6 - 7|
The classic features of infantile autism of extreme social isolation, pathological need for sameness and mutism or non-communicative speech were originally described by Kanner in 1943. The diagnostic terminology used to label children with this complex disorder can be confusing.
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