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London as a crucible for autism in the 1950s

If the complete history of autism is ever written, the 1950s and ’60s will be part of the dark ages. I am grateful to science historian Bonnie Evans for shining a light into one particular corner of London, where softly, softly, some dramatic changes were taking place.

15th August 2014

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