Unstrange Minds: Remapping The World Of Autism

Unstrange Minds: Remapping The World Of Autism

  • Publish Date: 2008-01-29
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Roy Richard Grinker
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When anthropologist Richard Grinker's daughter was diagnosed with autism in 1994, it occurred in only about 1 in every 10,000 children. Within ten years, rates had skyrocketed, and the media was declaring autism an epidemic. Unstrange Minds documents Grinker's quest across the globe to discover the surprising truth about why autism is so much more common today. Grinker shows that the identification and treatment of autism depends on culture just as much as on science. Filled with moving stories and informed by the latest science, Unstrange Minds is a powerful testament to a father's quest for the truth.

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