Man ‘cured’ of autism to give lecture

By on July 6, 2004

The Scotsman - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK reports
A CONTROVERSIAL autism expert is making a return to the Capital to give a lecture about the disorder.

Raun Kaufman, a United States-based international lecturer, claims he was "cured" of autism and will give a free talk at the National Museum of Scotland.

High-Tech Tools Reveal Secrets of the Social Brain

By on July 2, 2004

The American Psychiatric Association reports:
Animal studies of the neurobiology of social memory and attachment and research involving humans with disorders that impact on social interaction are pointing the way toward a map of the social brain.

Complementing the animal research are human studies involving children and adults with autism, Asperger's Syndrome, or Williams syndrome‚ÄĒconditions that variously affect social abilities and...