Rally held for Autistic claiming torment by NYC councelmen

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26 Feb 2017, 3:11 am

Former aide with Asperger’s claims he was tormented by Brooklyn Councilman Gentile

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn — A rally was held Monday in support of a former aide to Council Member Vincent Gentile.

In December, Michael Bistreich filed a $10 million lawsuit against the city, accusing Gentile and his staff of bullying and tormenting him because he has Asperger's Syndrome.

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DSM 5: Autism Spectrum Disorder, DSM IV: Aspergers Moderate Severity.

“My autism is not a superpower. It also isn’t some kind of god-forsaken, endless fountain of suffering inflicted on my family. It’s just part of who I am as a person”. - Sara Luterman