The book that doctors recommend first to parents of an autistic child
Lorna Wing OBE was a psychiatrist and pioneer in the field of childhood developmental disorders and in the understanding of autism worldwide. The mother to a daughter with autism, she devoted her career to autism research and practice, introducing the term Asperger Syndrome in 1976 and helping found the UK's National Autistic Society. She died in 2014.
'A basic text for all professionals working in the field as well as for parents.' - Judith Gould, The Centre for Social and Communication Disorders