A legal review of autism, a syndrome rapidly gaining wide attention within our society.

@article{Cohen2013ALR,
  title={A legal review of autism, a syndrome rapidly gaining wide attention within our society.},
  author={Jeffrey A. Cohen and Thomas Dickerson and Joanne Matthews Forbes},
  journal={Albany law review},
  year={2013},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={389-423}
}
The word autism is derived from the Greek word ―autos‖ which means ―self‖ and describes conditions in which a person is removed from social interaction, that is, an isolated self.1 Unlike many other brain disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (―ASD‖) ―does not appear to be a clear unifying mechanism at either the molecular, cellular or systems level.‖2… CONTINUE READING