Autism in Jamaica.


This paper reviews childhood autism, a serious psychopathological disorder, with emphasis placed on aetiology and management; and outlines briefly the care of the autistic population in a few well organized programmes existing in Jamaica. There is a need for increased awareness, local research and dissemination of information to appropriate personnel and organizations.

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@article{Pottinger1998AutismIJ, title={Autism in Jamaica.}, author={Audrey M Pottinger}, journal={The West Indian medical journal}, year={1998}, volume={47 1}, pages={10-4} }