Think Differently About Autism

From the National Autistic Society, in the UK, a short video on bullying, Asperger Syndrome, and what it’s like; h/t to Asperger Square 8. The video forms part of the NAS’s I Exist and Think Differently about Autism campaigns, which have been ongoing for the past year or so.

Description of video, partial transcript, and further information and links beneath the fold. Continue reading

Victims of Violence with Autism

Recent murders, violence, and abuse of children and adults with autism or Asperger syndrome are an incredibly disturbing trend. The following cases are only a sample of the many cases reported within the last month:

19 September 2008 – Margate, FL, USA NBC6 News reports that two men were arrested in connection with a sexual assault of “an autistic girl.” Continue reading