sad about Aspie student

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Registered: 01-07-2008
sad about Aspie student
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Thu, 03-17-2011 - 11:51am

One of my PhD students is an Aspie, and sadly recently was taken to court for threatening to kill a senior secretary. It was all very complicated, and the result of a series of disciplinary procedures that did not go his way. At every stage there was a series of misunderstandings and you could just *see*

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Registered: 02-28-2008
Thu, 03-17-2011 - 12:02pm

What a difficult position to be in.

Andrea, mom to

Graham
Miles
Anson
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Registered: 01-07-2008
Fri, 03-18-2011 - 4:31pm
Oh Caren, thank you so much for that insightful and supportive reply

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Registered: 01-09-2003
Sat, 04-02-2011 - 12:16pm

Its sad to hear that this young man's future could be ruined because of something he doesn't have any control over.

Does he have any family involvement?