Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 26, 2011

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News8 new results for asperger’s
Fresh blow for Gary McKinnon as President Obama refuses to halt extradition
Daily Mail
Campaigners had hoped the President would halt the legal proceedings because of the Asperger’s sufferer’s precarious mental state. But Mr Obama – despite previously saying he wanted to find an ‘appropriate solution’ to end the computer hacker’s ordeal 
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Daily Mail
Asperger’s Chch looter withdraws guilty plea
In March, Cornelius Arie Smith-Voorkamp – who has Asperger’s syndrome – pleaded guilty to burglary and possession of equipment for burglary. The 25 year old became the face of looting after he was arrested for stealing light fittings from a damaged 
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Do People with Asperger Syndrome Lack a Moral Compass?
About – News & Issues
While I assumed that most people would agree with me that an “Asperger’s defense” for the rape and murder of a small child makes no sense and undermines the position of people with AS in general, several readers have taken a very different stance. 
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Dealing with Unwanted Parenting Advice
Michelle: My son does have Asperger’s which is a form of autism. I’m thankful that no one has ever stopped me and said that I needed to “spank” my child or discipline him differently. I’m thankful because I feel very sorry for the person that does! 
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Jensen Beach man on trial for having sex with 13-year-old Illinois girl
Authorities claim he posed as a 13-year old boy and sent sexually explicit messages to the cell phone of the girl, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, and later took the girl to a motel room for sex. Filipkowski’s defense attorney said he visited the now 
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Autistic brains’ ‘genes differ’
BBC News
Autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger’s syndrome, are common and affect more than 500000 people in the UK. They are thought to be caused by a combination of genetics and the environment. Professor Daniel Geschwind, from the University of 
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Bobby Fischer Against The World
NOW Toronto
(The famously obsessive Fischer certainly displays Asperger’s-like symptoms in the archival footage Garbus relies upon.) But there are few things duller than watching people watch other people playing chess, and Garbus never finds a way to bring the 
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BOOK REVIEW: Recipes Summon Ghosts in Debut Novel ‘The Kitchen Daughter’
Does it involve her married sister, domineering Amanda, who has inherited the family house with Ginny and wants to sell it, reasoning that the socially short-changed Ginny, who later in the novel is diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, can’t possibly 
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Blogs3 new results for asperger’s
Aspergers, Bullying and Self-advocacy | Psychology Today
By Rudy Simone
In the last year, I have won three court cases against bullies. By Rudy Simone.. .
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Violent Video Game a Treatment for Asperger’s? – PRNewser
By Randi Schmelzer
Because people with Asperger’s often experience impaired ability to identify social cues and conventions, and the impaired use of non-verbal communication behaviors, they may at first have difficulty discerning L.A. Noire witnesses’ 
PRNewser –
What’s the difference between Asperger’s, Autism and PDD-NOS 
Asperger’s Autism and PDD-NOS. . . Is there a difference? –

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