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Title: Treating a case of Savant syndrome
Authors: Busuttil, Joseph
Keywords: Autism in children
Autism in children -- Case studies
Autism in children -- Treatment
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: Maltese Medical Journal
Citation: Maltese Medical Journal. 1994, Vol. 6(1), p. 37-41
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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MMJ, Volume 6, Issue 1

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