Media perceptions of Asperger’s and violent crime is misinformed

Editor’s Note: Autism Daily Newscast chose not to report on last week’s shooting in Oregon as we felt it was not important to publicize this tragedy to the autism community. We waited to see how mainstream media would report it. Initially we were glad to see the focus on gun control. Unfortunately, once again media is perpetuating false […]

Adam Lanza’s father doesn’t blame Asperger’s for Sandy Hook massacre

In a series of revealing and sometimes chilling interviews with Andrew Solomon of the New Yorker, Peter Lanza, father of Adam Lanza, the 20 year old man responsible for the Sandy Hook elementary massacre, revealed that he didn’t think that Adam’s Asperger’s Syndrome  was to blame for his outburst of violence. The awful series of […]