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FrankStein
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21 Dec 2020, 3:26 am

Here is a recent article from Time about this appalling history -

https://time.com/5255779/asperger-syndr ... y-history/

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21 Dec 2020, 3:31 am

Well, I see now it's a few years old... but helpful if you did not know this history... Frank Cadenhead



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21 Dec 2020, 6:22 pm

Links to Wrong Planet threads when this information came out.
"Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna"

Hans Asperger aided and supported Nazi programme, study says


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21 Dec 2020, 6:43 pm

I thought he was a great guy until I found out these things about him.


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21 Dec 2020, 6:46 pm

Good thing they got rid of Asperger's and made it all into autism. Didn't want to use a Nazi diagnoses.


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21 Dec 2020, 6:56 pm

It would be interesting if Lorna Wing's name was used instead.

Then you could say I'm diagnosed with a "Winger"