Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Rethinking Autism as a 'Whole Body' Condition

Dr. Martha Herbert
We often think of autism as a disorder of the brain. And it certainly is. But a new book, “The Autism Revolution,” (Random House) by Dr. Martha Herbert, an autism expert and pediatric neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and CommonHealth writer Karen Weintraub asserts a more comprehensive and holistic view in which autism is really a condition of the whole body and should be treated with that in mind.

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