By M. Waltz

ISBN-10: 0230527507

ISBN-13: 9780230527508

Autism: A Social and scientific background contextualizes autism as a socio cultural phenomenon, and examines the usually troubling results of representations and social developments. Exploring the contributors and occasions within the historical past of this , Waltz blends examine and private views to check social narratives of normalcy, incapacity and difference.

Autism has frequently been obvious as cut loose other kinds of impairment and destructive attitudes in the direction of individuals with autism and, long ago, their mom and dad, were popular. This booklet explores key learn within the box in addition to perception from mom and dad and other people with autism, the latter of whom have usually had no voice in what's written in regards to the background of autism.

This e-book will attract researchers and scholars within the fields of clinical sociology, incapacity stories, and clinical historical past in addition to expanding public debates on autism.

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On the other hand, it was not until large numbers of children with brain-based conditions were brought together that keen observers could start to recognise the patterns of causation or expression that are so familiar today, such as Down syndrome, foetal alcohol syndrome, and, eventually, autism. Dr Dickinson, with his overwhelming caseload of dying tubercular patients, never saw enough children with the constellation of symptoms we now call autism to call it a syndrome, but one of his contemporaries working in the British asylum system did.

P. 13). Those who considered the issues of unusual development and behaviour at all found themselves caught in a web of conflicting explanations: medical or magical, natural or supernatural, human or inhuman. As the contents of this web were sifted into simpler dichotomies during and after the Enlightenment, new responses emerged. Rab Houston and Uta Frith have done an admirable job of reconstructing the life of Hugh Blair of Borgue (1708/1709–1765), whose reported development and behaviour met modern criteria for autism.

Klein, who had begun her career as a protégée of Freud’s disciple Karl Abraham (1877–1925), took Freudian ideas to extremes. However, unlike Freud, who saw the core Oedipal conflict emerging later in childhood, Klein held that it began in the earliest days of infancy. ). Klein’s contribution to ideas about autism will be explored in greater detail in the following chapter. The confluence of clinicians with an interest in defining and labelling forms of aberrant behaviour in children with the collection of large populations of children in residential institutions and then in the intake of Child Guidance centres finally created the conditions under which autism could emerge as a distinct condition.

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