- Rising Rate of Diagnoses
- Potential Causes: Environment and Heredity
- Diagnosis and Treatment
- Impact on Families
- The Spectrum of Autistic Disorders
- Research Directions
This interview with Mitzi Waltz, author of Autistic Spectrum Disorders, looks at questions most often in the news. After working in the US as an advocate for people with brain disorders for a number of years, Waltz has decided to pursue a doctorate in order to teach and conduct academic research. She is currently with the Autism Research Unit at the University of Sunderland in England. The ARU is well-known internationally for its work on the relationship between autism and metabolic disorders. Waltz’s doctoral research is focused on the medical history of autism, and she has presented to audiences in the UK and Europe on this topic and others related to autism.
Rising Rate of Diagnoses