Blogger Polly Kahl sent me a disturbing article today about a 13 year old with Asperger's who stabbed schoolmates - and was "committed." The article pisses me off for many reasons. Not the least of which is the portrayal of Asperger's a "mental illness." You can read the article HERE.
Last year a boy with Asperger's in Sudbury, Massachusetts murdered a schoolmate with a knife.
But there's no emergency. No epidemic. Autism is beautiful. Really. Trust us. Or ask those young men. Visiting hours are......
I also ran this over at Age of Autism to reach a large autism audience.