Childhood Autism: What Do We Know and Where Should We Go? Academic Article uri icon


  • The object of this paper is to provide a brief review of current knowledge of childhood autism. A sketch of the most recent knowledge concerning diagnosis, aetiology, patterns of cognitive disability, and treatment approaches is provided. In the second part of the paper, areas of research needing further development to enhance our understanding of the syndrome are identified, along with some suggested strategies for future work.

publication date

  • June 1992