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Old December 17th, 2012, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Livewire View Post
A. It was not clear (based on some research) whether he was full blown Autistic or had Asperger's. Both were included.
Asperger's and autism are the same thing. Asperger's a form of autism. Austism has a spectrum, Asperger's is just a high functioning form of autism. I should know. I have Asperger's.

And as an aspie this whole thing concerns me. Asperger's has been getting a lot of media attention lately as it is, and after this that media attention is not going to be good for the general Asperger's community at all.
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