Pioneering autism doctor Hans Asperger sent disabled children to be killed by Nazis, new study claims | The Independent

 

Hans Asperger, the Austrian paediatrician who gave his name to a kind of high-functioning autism, helped the Nazis in their murder of disabled children, according to a new report. The new study claims that the respected professor actively recommended children should be sent to their deaths at Spiegelgrund, where the Nazis enacted a policy they referred to as euthanasia that saw hundreds of children killed.

Source: Pioneering autism doctor Hans Asperger sent disabled children to be killed by Nazis, new study claims | The Independent

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