What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

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In the aftermath of the Newtown shootings that claimed the lives of 20 young children, the blogosphere seized on unconfirmed reports that the alleged shooter, Adam Lanza, was once diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, and the term rocketed up Google’s search charts.

What do we really know about the developmental disorder, which was hastily conflated with Sandy Hook’s bloodshed?

Read five facts and misconceptions about Asperger’s Syndrome at TheWeek.com

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