publication . Article . 1994

Treating a case of Savant syndrome

Busuttil, Joseph;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1994
  • Publisher: Maltese Medical Journal
  • Country: Malta
Abstract
Memory and artistic prodigies among the population at large are uncommon; among the mentally retarded, they are rarer still. This article describes the treatment of such a case, technically known as the Savant Syndrome, seen by occupational therapists at Mount Carmel Psychiatric Hospital and treated over a period of 18 years.
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free text keywords: Autism in children, Autism in children -- Case studies, Autism in children -- Treatment
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