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TheAntevasin
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08 Nov 2019, 11:07 am

Chris Packham, British Wildlife Presenter, he has Aspergers, which wasn't diagnosed till he was in his forties, here he explores how they treat Aspergers in the US, quite shocking when he visits some of the behavioural adjustment education facilities, especially, what the manager says referring to Aspergers ''like a cancer illness'' and behavioural adjustment as ''chemotherapy''! Thank goodness that the UK doesn't agree with this approach.


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08 Nov 2019, 1:59 pm

I like Chris Packham and he's done a documentary on Asperger's before. If more people like him spreads awareness on public TV, maybe it might fight the stigma of autistics either being sick murderers, or mad scientists, or undateable nerds or retarded.


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08 Nov 2019, 11:59 pm

Joe90 wrote:
or mad scientists


Some of us are mad scientists. :twisted: