Bringing Out the Talents of Autistic Spectrum Kids

Monthly Archives: May 2019

Therapy for autism has a long and sordid history. Psychoanalysts, following Sigmund Freud’s belief that abnormal behavior was caused by repressed childhood traumas, claimed to cure children who suffered from a “lack of attachment,” until therapists took over and made the same claims.  The history of therapy for autism is shocking, but it has a happy ending. Some children with autism are cured by therapy.  This type of therapy diverges radically from the misguided treatments imposed on innocent children for decades.  These children made history, as true heroes do, and deserve our reverence and… Continue reading

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