New York Magazine Takes On Autism
New York Magazine takes on Asperger’s and the autism spectrum. Enlightening? Offensive? A not-too-surprising view of how the rest of the world sees “us?” Let me know what you think . .
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The author makes it very clear that:
1) Autism is very real.
2) Asperger’s is very real.
3) This article is not about the very real people who really have autism and Asperger’s – it’s about the armchair diagnoses running rampant.
As the author says at http://nymag.com/news/features/autism-spectrum-2012-11/index1.html ,
“…But this is not a story about Asperger’ s, autism, or the spectrum—those very real afflictions that can bring untold hardship to the people who suffer from them and to their families. It is, instead, a story about “Asperger’s,” “autism,” and “the spectrum”—our one-stop-shopping shorthand for the jerky husband, the socially inept plutocrat, the tactless boss, the child prodigy with no friends, the remorseless criminal. It’ s about the words we deploy to describe some murky hybrid of egghead and aloof….” (emphasis added)
I don’t put much stock into what magazines like this one have to say. Autism and Asperger’s is very real.
the only thing u need to know abot autism is three words: Christian Weston Chandler. lulz, he’s the most famouse typical autist of modern times.
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