Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Fearing a Stigma for People With Autism - NYTimes.com

Fearing a Stigma for People With Autism - NYTimes.com

“The media’s continued mention of a possible diagnosis of Asperger syndrome implies a connection between that and the heinous crime committed by the shooter,” said Lori S. Shery, president of the Asperger Syndrome Education Network, an advocacy group in New Jersey. “They may have just as well said, ‘Adam Lanza, age 20, was reported to have had brown hair.’”


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