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Ottawacitizen.com: Autism doctor Hans Asperger 'willingly became a cog in the Nazi killing machine' and sent kids to their deaths

Ottawacitizen.com: Autism doctor Hans Asperger 'willingly became a cog in the Nazi killing machine' and sent kids to their deaths

Hans Asperger, after whom Asperger syndrome was coined. Archive image In this Dec. 5, 1931 file photo, Adolf Hitler, leader of the National Socialists, is saluted as he leaves the party’s Munich headquarters.AP Photo, File

The pioneering Austrian paediatrician whose name came to describe patients with Asperger’s syndrome

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Ottawacitizen.com: About 1 in 6 people with autism interacted with police over 18 months: study

Ottawacitizen.com: About 1 in 6 people with autism interacted with police over 18 months: study

TORONTO — An Ontario-based study says that roughly one in six people with autism had at least one interaction with police over an 18-month period.

And while criminal charges were laid in only two incidents involving study participants, police intervention was reported to increase distress in about one third

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Ottawacitizen.com: Ontario launches new autism program; practitioners to be regulated

Ottawacitizen.com: Ontario launches new autism program; practitioners to be regulated

TORONTO — Ontario announced the launch of its new autism program on Thursday, which is expected to go much more smoothly than the Liberal government’s last attempt that angered thousands of families and spawned large protests.

Children and Youth Services Minister Michael Coteau said children will begin moving into

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Ottawacitizen.com: Welcoming party greets father and son, 9, as they complete bike ride for autism

Ottawacitizen.com: Welcoming party greets father and son, 9, as they complete bike ride for autism

James Potvin, 9, is welcomed by his family at Mooney’s Bay after completing a ride for autism with his father, Chris, not pictured. They biked more than 400 kilometres from Whitby, Ont., to Ottawa during the past week. Darren Brown / Postmedia

Nine-year-old James Potvin was already something of a

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