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Autism and Aspergers Disorder

Autism and Aspergers Disorder is a condition that affects children and adults. Therapy addresses social, communication and behavioral impairments. School accomodations can be developed and implemented for children in school and for adults in the workplace. At Innovative Counseling Services we have been working with clients on the autism spectrum.

Asperger’s Syndrome is Not the Reason for Mass Murder

Did Adam Lanza, the gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School, have a developmental disorder called Asperger’s Syndrome?

According to the recent NY Times article, A Gunman, Recalled as Intelligent and Shy, Who Left Few Footprints in Life, “Several said in separate interviews that it was their understanding that he [Lanza] had a developmental disorder. They said they had been told that the disorder was Asperger’s syndrome, which is considered a high functioning form of autism.”

As a psychologist, I have been treating children and adults with Aspergers Syndrome for many years and I agree that they have social… Continue reading