Sunday, May 24, 2009

Some wary of advances in scientific understanding of autism

Ari Ne'eman, 21, doesn't want his Asperger's syndrome to be cured and fears that the development of a prenatal test might lead to selective abortion. Ne'eman, who founded the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, sees the syndrome as a difference that should be valued rather than as a disability. Newsweek

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