Autism Twin Studies

Refrigerator mother hypothesis of autism thaws The refrigerator mother theory, blaming autism on a cold and uncaring home environment, was beginning to lose traction in the late 1960s. Bernard Rimland, a psychologist with an autistic son, directly challenged this hypothesis in his book, Infantile Autism: The Syndrome and its Implications for a Neural Theory of […]

I’m So Confused

For those of you who just happen to come across my blog, welcome. I am interested in autism because it has directly affected my family. My older brother is autistic, nonverbal and low functioning. I am trying to look at autism from all directions. During the past couple of days I am looking at Autism […]