When Children Die, It’s Time to Grieve and to Reflect, Not to Scapegoat

15 Dec

Autistic Adult Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg has written about the Newtown shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in:

When Children Die, It’s Time to Grieve and to Reflect, Not to Scapegoat
December 15th, 2012 by Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg

Yesterday morning in Newtown, Connecticut, a young man murdered 20 children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, along with six adults, having already killed his own mother. When I saw the news, I broke down and cried. All I could say, over and over, was Why would anyone kill little children? How could anyone do such evil?

Given the speculation that the killer was autistic, it is important that autistic voices be heard, autism community voices be heard.

The full article at When Children Die, It’s Time to Grieve and to Reflect, Not to Scapegoat


By Matt Carey

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