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Adam Lanza Autism

Video Of Teen Sharing His Autism Experience Is Criticized

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Ever since Adam Lanza, the gunman in last week's tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, was identified as having Asperger's syndrome, the commu...

Autism Does Not Create Killers

Brenda Rothman | Posted 02.18.2013 | Parents
Brenda Rothman

We don't know the circumstances that brought the Connecticut shooter to kill people. We don't know his home life, his network of support or lack of it, or his childhood experiences. We may never know. And that leaves us with the uncomfortable feeling of vulnerability.

Speculating About Adam Lanza's Mental State

Dr. Harold Koplewicz | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Koplewicz

At this point, any comment on the psychiatric profile of Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old man responsible for these murders, is complete hearsay. By themselves, these traits do not indicate any diagnosis at all, although we have been quick to dissect them in the search for meaning.

Why Asperger’s Does Not Explain The Connecticut Shooting

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents

By Emily Willingham Some news coverage in the last 48 hours has mentioned autism in the context of the tragedy in Connecticut, particularly referen...