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Lunchbox/Soapbox: Jo Case: Asperger's Syndrome: Identity or Illness?

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Articles and commentaries on Asperger’s Syndrome are rife with references to the ‘condition’, ‘sufferers’ and ‘disability’. But many people who live with an Asperger’s diagnosis – for themselves or their families – experience it as a difference, not a disability.

Jo Case, author of Boomer and Me: A Memoir of Motherhood, and Asperger’s tackles some myths head-on, and tries to untangle the knotty issues around Asperger’s, drawing on personal experience.

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