Entries by Benjamin Raskin

Something I’m Greateful For.

Something I’m Greatful For. Linwood is a historic school and residential program in Ellicott City, Maryland. It was founded in 1955 by a Dutch therapist named Jeanne Simmons.  Dr. Leo Kanner conducted his early research at Linwood. (If you recall, Dr. Kanner identified and named “early infantile autism”.)  In 1965 Dr. Charles Ferster, a University professor and researcher, obtained a federal grant to […]