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- 1 Course overview
- 2 Identifying and diagnosing autistic conditions
- 3 Mapping the autistic spectrum
- 4 Explaining autistic conditions: the socio-cognitive level
- 4.1 Do people with autistic spectrum disorders lack a theory of mind?
- 4.2 Developmental origins of theory of mind
- 4.3 A distinctive sub-group?
- 4.4 Theory of mind and self-awareness
- 4.5 Central coherence and cognitive style
- 4.6 Emotions, relatedness and the developmental process
- 4.7 The family context
- 4.8 Section summary
- 5 Explaining autistic conditions: the biological level
- 6 Helping people with autistic spectrum disorders
- 7 Conclusion
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- Current section: References
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