Thursday December 12, 2019

‘Aspie’ superpower of our own children must not be ignored

We celebrate Greta Thunberg as a champion of neurodiversity while neglecting Irish teenagers with autism, and so deprive ourselves of their talents and insights

8th September, 2019
Greta Thunberg

As climate activist Greta Thunberg - who is on the autism spectrum - brought her campaign to the US last week, she was denounced by Canadian conservative politician Maxime Bernier as “the international mascot for climate alarmism”.

Thunberg was “a convenient shield” for climate activists, Bernier said, who “want us to focus on the feelings of this girl so as to prevent any debate on the radical ideology she is pushing”....

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