History of Autism

Table of Contents

Timeline: Major Historical Developments in the Treatment of Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorders Defined
Autism in the Early 20th Century
Early Treatment Approaches
Autism as a Social and Emotional Disorder
Child Development and Autism
Behavioral Therapies for Autism Treatment
Autism as a Biological Condition
Psychopharmatherapies for Autism
Emergence of Behavioral Therapy for Treating Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Current Treatment Practices
Applied Behavior Analysis