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Respected Autism Pioneer Is Actually a Monster

Should the "Asperger" label be abandoned?

Although his assistance was indirect, years of gathered data from Dr. Hans Asperger’s research and newly uncovered evidence show that the Austrian doctor played a chief role in the categorization of children who would lose their lives under the Nazi child euthanasia program.

Cook stresses that Dr. Hans Asperger will always be a haunting reminder of the past, but he also serves as a lesson to be learned in order to ensure that history does not repeat itself.

References

https://www.mamamia.com.au/hans-asperger-history/

https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/autism-doctor-hans-asperger-assisted-nazi-euthanasia-killing-children/

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/asperger-nazi-study-latest-proof-hans-autism-research-spiegelgrund-a8311181.html

https://www.sciencealert.com/hans-asperger-documents-found-support-nazi-collaboration