Inlander.com: Looking for Patterns: Though a diagnosis of autism can take time, treatment for symptoms shouldn't wait

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The word autism translates from Greek as “self-ism.” The term was first used in the early 20th century to describe withdrawn patients presenting with thought disorders. In the 1940s, a psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Leo Kanner, began using the term to describe patients

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