Short Review: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Written by Brett Weiss March 2019             Leo Kanner first defined the contemporary understanding of autism in 1943 as the inability to form normal and biologically determined emotional connections with others (Chaste & Leboyer, 2012).  Prior to that, a Swiss psychiatrist named Paul Eugen Bleuler used the term in 1912 to define symptoms of schizophrenia.  …