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Asperger Syndrome (INACTIVE)

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  • Autism Links In Newtown Case Unfounded

    Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers. It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...
  • Newtown shines spotlight on mental health

    A week after the horrific gun rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some Americans have shown their grit by going shopping. For guns and ammo. Yes, as graves were still being dug for tiny coffins in Newtown, Conn., bidding on eBay for four Glock...
  • Mental illness isolates its victims

    Last week's tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., has the country asking itself: What has happened to our society? Is it lax gun control laws? Underfunding for treatment of the seriously mentally ill? The breakdown of the nuclear family? Violent video games?...
  • Obama Calls For New Proposals For Gun Control In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

    Obama Calls For New Proposals For Gun Control In Wake Of Newtown Massacre
    President Obama called for new proposals for reducing gun violence during an address Wednesday. He appointed Vice President Joseph Biden to head an inter-agency panel to come up with "a set of concrete proposals by January that I intend to push...
  • Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes

    Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes
    He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop. There was a common...
  • School resumes today for many Newtown students

    School resumes today for many Newtown students
    With memories of last week's school massacre still hauntingly fresh, most students in Newtown will return to the classroom Tuesday with their sense of normalcy shattered. They'll see more police and more counselors in their buildings. But nothing can...
  • '15 out of 15 stars'

    '15 out of 15 stars'
    All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. For the past five weeks, we've published most of the critiques we received, but we couldn't print them all. To see additional reviews, visit chicagotribune.com/printersrow....
  • A New Film Captures the Trials and Tribulations of Living with OCD

    A New Film Captures the Trials and Tribulations of Living with OCD
    OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie July 14 & 15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.   "Live the risk of being" is a mantra given to Bud Clayman, a sufferer from both Asperger...
  • 'Colin Fischer': A teen detective with Asperger's, and heart

    -------------------- Colin Fischer A Novel Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz Razorbill: 256 pp, $17.99 -------------------- Every high school student could use a friend like Colin Fischer, the protagonist in a new teen mystery novel called, as...
  • Maximum mayhem on his mind

    Maximum mayhem on his mind
    WASHINGTON -- The gunman in the Newtown massacre fired 154 bullets from his Bushmaster military-style rifle in less than five minutes, killing 20 first-graders and six adults. He brought with him 10 large-capacity magazines, each holding up to 30 rounds,...
  • Sandy Hook Shooter's Father Talks With Parents Of Slain Child

    Sandy Hook Shooter's Father Talks With Parents Of Slain Child
    The father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza met with the parents of one of the children killed Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his spokesman said Thursday. CBS News first reported that Peter Lanza met with Robbie and Alissa Parker, whose 6-year-...