A remarkable collection of up-to-date reviews and fresh synthetic theorizing about autism. The book contains a fine balance of neurobiological, social-emotional, and cognitive-linguistic approaches to understanding this disorder. There is also an impressive group of chapters written by leading experts on diagnosis and treatment. Recommended reading." --Dr. Robert N. Emde, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
"In her work on brain correlates of autism, Dr. Dawson brings a clinicians sensitivity to the behavioral issues with a solid sense of theory and methods. This produces a keen insight into the brain mechanisms of developmental affective disorders, which is reflected in this excellent volume. -- Sidney J. Segalowitz, Ph.D.