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Beyond Guilt or Innocence by Dennis Debbaudt, Investigator and Journalist.

Dennis Debbaudt is a freelance reporter with experience writing for the Detroit News. After his son was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, he became interested in the problems faced by people on the spectrum in the legal system (especially because of perceptual problems), and on improving the awareness among law enforcement officers of the issues that arise. He has written several books on this topic, and in conjunction with police departments has developed teaching curriculums.




Should you explain the diagnosis? by Tony Attwood, Ph.D.

Tony Attwood, author of the bestselling book, Asperger Syndrome, has written this essay which applies to AS or High Functioning Autism. It covers the whys, when, and hows of explaining the diagnosis with emphasis on the strengths of the individual.


 

Time Magazine, May 6, 2002

The Secrets of Autism - this link is for the cover story which can be previewed at the site and which can be read in full by purchase or archive subscription. Requires Javascript.


Asperger's Spectrum Disorder: Sorting It Out

This article is by Martin L. Kutscher, MD
http://pediatricneurology.com/autism.htm


New York Times, March 6 2001

Disabled Children Have Their Own Special Needs (If you don't have an online New York Times subscriber id & password, which you need to read this article, you can get one for free without difficulty the first time you connect to the site)


New York Times, Magazine Section, Sunday, June 18, 2000

The Little Professor Syndrome


 

 

 
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