Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Empathy and My Son with Asperger's

This article is reposted  at the new blog Autism and Empathy. The events talked about occurred during CM2's last year of highschool, hence the moniker of HSB or highschoolboy.

We hear it all the time that persons on the autism spectrum lack empathy for their fellow human beings. The “experts” have decided that our children can neither understand nor process the emotions of others, that our children cannot understand when someone is cruel or mean or hateful. Yes, there was a study done recently refuting this belief, but unfortunately, the lack of empathy mantra is widespread.

I guess these so-called experts have never met HSB.

Read the rest HERE.

Until next time,