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  2. Donald Triplett was the first person to be diagnosed with autism. He was born in 1933 to a family in Forest, Mississippi. His family was well known and well respected in their small community. Before his diagnosis of autism, Donald had been placed in an institution. This was typical for children diagnosed with a mental disorder at that time.

  3. Jul 05, 2021 · This manual is used in the United States to guide physicians in their diagnoses, and it gives us a great idea about how autism diagnosis changed over the years. An Austrian-American psychiatrist and physician, Leo Kanner first described autism in 1943 . In his article, he mentioned children with delayed echolalia as well as how they wanted to maintain sameness in their lives.

  4. Yet even the man usually credited with first recognizing autism, a Baltimore-based child psychiatrist named Leo Kanner, doubted that the profound impairment in social relatedness he first reported...

  5. Sep 14, 2010 · Donald Gray Triplett, 77, was the first person ever diagnosed with autism. By John Donvan and Caren Zucker <br> <a Href="http://www.theatlantic.com/" Target="external">the Atlantic</a> via ...

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