Movement founded by man with Asperger's opposes autism cure

06/11/2008 | ABC News

Ari Ne'eman, a 20-year-old man with Asperger's syndrome, wants researchers to stop looking for a cure and instead accept people with autism as a members of a unique "neurodiverse" culture. His nonprofit group, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, has angered and bewildered some parents, while others have joined. "If there was a magic pill that would make me neurologically typical, normal, I wouldn't take it," Ne'eman said.

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