Dr. Barry Prizant visited Google's office in Cambridge, MA to discuss his book "Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism". In the book, Dr. Prizant offers a radical, but proven (over forty years) approach to helping people with autism: autistic behaviors aren’t a disease to be cured, they’re reactions based on a person’s experiences. Dr. Prizant shows parents, educators, and therapists how, once you understand why someone is reacting a certain way, you can help them feel better, master their situation, and lead a productive life. This simple, but powerful. approach has changed thousands of lives for the better.
Barry has more than 40 years experience as a clinical scholar, consultant, researcher and program consultant to children and older persons with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related developmental disabilities and their families.
A groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism as a unique way of being human—this is “required reading....Breathtakingly simple and profoundly positive.Find out more