Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 175–176 | Cite as

Additional evidence for genetic component in autism

  • Daniel J. Gans
Letters to the Editor


School Psychology Genetic Component 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel J. Gans
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  1. 1.Bristol-Myers Products Research and Development LaboratoriesHillside

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