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Autism Research and Treatment
Volume 2011, Article ID 145359, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/145359
Review Article

Autism in Developing Countries: Lessons from Iran

Institute of Nursing Research, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB, UK

Received 18 June 2011; Revised 19 October 2011; Accepted 2 November 2011

Academic Editor: Johannes Rojahn

Copyright © 2011 Sayyed Ali Samadi and Roy McConkey. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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