How Autism was seen in the 1960's

This is a scan of an article which appeared in the Observer Sunday Colour Supplement, on July 17th 1966 written by Virginia Makin and photographed by Jane Bown

It is reproduced with the permission of the Guardian Newspaper who hold the copyright, and the photographer Jane Bown who holds the copyright to the photographs.

I hope it proves an interesting insight into the perception and treatment of autism in the 1960's

Click on the picture for a readable sized copy, but be warned the largest scan is about 300kb so expect to wait a while.

 

 

 

 
Copyright Guardian Newspapers Limited 2001

Article placed here by Larry Arnold

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