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#A-105 Autism

More and more children are being diagnosed with autism or a related disorder. They have difficulty relating to family or friends. This is a mysterious condition with no clear cause and no cure. But there are a variety of treatment approaches that can be helpful. Guests: Dave Weldon, MD, U.S. Congressman, 15th District Florida; Cindy Peters, Founder and Director, Mariposa School in Raleigh, NC; Eric Schopler, PhD, Founder and Co-Director, Division TEACCH, Professor of psychology and psychiatry UNC; Jaquelyn McCandless, MD, author of Children with Starving Brains.

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Joe Graedon is a pharmacologist who has dedicated his career to making drug information understandable to consumers. His best-selling book, The People’s Pharmacy, was published in 1976 and led to a syndicated newspaper column, syndicated public radio show and web site. In 2006, Long Island University awarded him an honorary doctorate as “one of the country's leading drug experts for the consumer.”.
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