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A Psychologist and Father's Perspective on Autism

Psychologist Bernard Rimland is the director of the Autism Research Institute and is recognized by many as an authority on the treatment of autism and hyperactivity in children. He has first-hand experience: his son is autistic. Rimland was also an advisor on autism for the movie, "Rain Man." He wrote the forward to Donna Williams' autobiography.


Other segments from the episode on November 30, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 30, 1992: Interview with Donna Williams; Interview with Bernard Rimland; Review of Julian Barnes' novel "Porcupine."


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