Asperger’s Disorder and the Sandy Hook killings

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012

This has been weighing so on my mind since the terrible atrocity at Sandy Hook. Asperger’s is NOT to blame for the evil inflicted by this young man. There are many assumptions into the cause for the horrific shootings, and I understand the need to make sense and seek reason for such evil and tragedy. But asperger’s is not the reason.  I am hearing and seeing alot of people who are uninformed about the disorder attributing the violent act to his neurodevelopmental disorder. Please take a few minutes to read this article written by an adult author with asperger’s …. be informed and then make your opinions.  We owe it to all the kids with asperger’s that we have the honor of working with and living with. Today and this holiday season my aching heart sends prayers, love, and hope to all the families affected by this horrible tragedy.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/my-life-aspergers/201212/asperger-s-autism-and-mass-murder