TEDTalks Science and Medicine

The forgotten history of autism | Steve Silberman

13:48 | Jun 17th, 2015

Decades ago, few pediatricians had heard of autism. In 1975, 1 in 5,000 kids was estimated to have it. Today, 1 in 68 is on the autism spectrum. What caused this steep rise? Steve Silberman points to “a perfect storm of autism awareness” — a pair of ...Show More