Setting The Record Straight About Asperger Syndrome

Setting The Record Straight About Asperger SyndromeBassie Shemtov, Founder and Director of Friendship Circle, was asked to share her thoughts on Asperger syndrome and it’s connection to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The original media report said that Adam Garza, the gunman who killed 26 people had Asperger Syndrome. This report caused a nationwide stir; misleading many people to believe there is a link between violent behavior and Autism spectrum disorders.

In this interview by Channel 7 WXYZ in Detroit, Bassie Shemtov sets the record straight on the true nature of children and adults with special needs.

To read the entire article head over to WXYZ.com

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