AANE Executive Director Brenda Dater quoted in “The Guardian” article

‘They tried to wipe it out’: the problem with talking about Asperger’s

Zoë Corbyn, The Guardian
Sun 16 Apr 2023 05.00 EDT

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She would never, she stresses, tell an individual they couldn’t use the term Asperger’s or Aspie “but as an organisation we need to move away from that”. “Asperger’s is on the way out; I expect it will be gone in the next five or 10 years, and it won’t be coming back,” she says.

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