Steve Silberman reveals how prejudice shaped the history of autism

After years of searching and studying, he has produced a book that retraces the history of the science and culture of autism.

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By George Karouzakis

The 20th century, apart from being a period of great scientific achievements and discoveries also had several dark sides. We all know what happened during the two World Wars, with…

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George Karouzakis

George Karouzakis

Journalist, History researcher, art and science lover. Visit my website: https://www.karouzo.com

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