Knowing and understading autism

Autism should be included in the curriculum of all involved in the care for acute psychiatric distress: general practitioners, police and social workers, doctors and nurses in emergency wards and all involved in psychiatric care from infancy to old age!

Knowing and understanding autism may prevent unnecessary vicious spirals of anxiety – aggression – restriction – panic etc!

-Rutger Jan van der Gaag

Rutger Jan van der Gaag (1950) is a professor of clinical child and adolescent psychiatry associated with UMCN St Radboud in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

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The Irish Society for Autism was created in 1963, and has long campaigned for the cause of Autism in Ireland and Worldwide. We are the longest established specialist service for people with Autism in Ireland. The Society was formed...
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