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ISBN: 9781459408777-04

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Addressing Autism

From: Early Intervention


This chapter describes the disability known as Autism Spectrum Disorder

(ASD) and details what researchers and parents say can be done

about it. It also tells the story of how the policy-makers are neither reading

the research nor listening to parents, because, if they did, they would

know that intervening early is the best way to address autism. It can help

many children and save the government a great deal of money in the




James Hughes

JAMES HUGHES lives in Montreal and has worked as a senior administrator in social services for more than fifteen years. He is the founding president of the Montreal non-profit Youth Employment Services and served as director general of the Old Brewery Mis