Lorna Wing





Lorna Wing


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in The United Kingdom
October 07, 1928

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Lorna Wing, MD, FRCPsych, (born 7 October 1928) is an English psychiatrist and physician.

As a result of having an autistic daughter, she became involved in researching developmental disorders, particularly autism spectrum disorders. She joined with other parents of autistic children to found the National Autistic Society (NAS) in the United Kingdom in 1962. She currently works part-time as a consultant psychiatrist at the NAS Centre for Social and Communication Disorders at Elliot House.

Wing is the author of many books and academic papers, including Asperger's Syndrome: a Clinical Account, a 1981 academic paper that popularised the research of Hans Asperger and introduced the term "Asperger's syndrome". Although groundbreaking and influenti
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The Autistic Spectrum

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Early Childhood Autism: Cli...

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The Autistic Spectrum: Revi...

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Children Apart: Autistic Ch...

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What's So Special About Aut...

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“All of the features that characterize Asperger syndrome can be found in varying degrees in the normal population”
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