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Distinguished Autism Researcher Dies – The Scientist

A toddler neurologist, Isabelle Rapin popularized the notion that autism was a part of a spectrum of issues. Isabelle RapinALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINEIsabelle Rapin, a toddler neurologist who spent her lengthy profession advancing the science behind autism spectrum dysfunction, died of pneumonia final month at age 89 (May …

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Remembering Isabelle Rapin (1927-2017) – Spectrum

Sylvie Goldman Assistant Professor, Columbia University Medical Center Isabelle Rapin, a toddler neurologist who spent more than 50 years working with individuals with autism, handed away 24 May. She was 89 years previous. Dr. Rapin — which is what we referred to as her — was a devoted instructor, a …

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America Keeps Criminalizing Autistic Children – Pacific Standard

(Photo: Hernán Piñera/Flickr) Why would a faculty cop in Florida throw a slender, autistic fourth-grade scholar to the bottom? You may assume that the kid should have introduced some sort of critical menace to himself or others, that different expert specialists had already tried de-escalating interventions, and that there was …

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