CBC Radio Interview: “A Nazi in all but name”: Author argues Asperger’s syndrome should be renamed

Edith Sheffer Interview with CBC Radio The Current Anna Maria Tremonti

The Austrian pediatrician for whom Asperger syndrome is named doesn’t deserve the honour of that title, because he collaborated with Nazis to euthanize children, according to a professor. Hans Asperger conducted pioneering research into what he termed “autistic psychopathy” during the Second World War in Vienna, but was also involved in screening children in line with Nazi policies […]

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