No Linkage Between Autism and Planned Violence

Statement from the Autism Society:  No evidence exists to link autism and premeditated violence. Suggesting otherwise is wrong and harmful to the more than 1.5 million individuals living with autism in the United States. Read their complete statement in regards to the alleged Newtown, CT shooter’s possible autism diagnosis.

Also of note, see the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) statement on media reports regarding the Newtown, CT shooting.

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