Remapping the World of Autism
By Roy Richard Grinker
(Basic Books, Hardcover, 9780465027637, 352pp.)
Publication Date: February 2007
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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This global exploration of autism by a scientist--and father of an autistic child--is the first book to show that the "epidemic" holds surprising new promise for better diagnosis and treatment
Roy Richard Grinker is Professor of Anthropology and Director, George Washington University Institute for Ethnographic Research. He is the author of four other books, including the widely acclaimed In the Arms of Africa: The Life of Colin M. Turnbull. He lectures widely at universities and to parents and professionals involved in autism. He lives in Cabin John, Maryland.