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13 December 2010

Autism: a new approach

Health24 recently had the opportunity to witness the effects of a novel approach to autism first-hand.

A video clip of an autistic child who made such remarkable progress within a few months that he could laughingly play with his sister and mom, touched parents, teachers and therapists attending a public lecture in Cape Town.

In the first clip White showed a case study of a five-year-old autistic boy, whose seven-year-old sister tries her utmost to play with him. He fleetingly looks at her when she initiates games but constantly turns away, resulting in his sister becoming despondent, sighing deeply.

 
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