Friday, 5 February 2010

A myth of Shangri-Lâ

Everybody seems to need one

On Laura King's blog, a thoughtful consideration of voluntary euthanasia for the elderly includes the following:

But if there is such a thing as the Peto Institute in Hungary to aid Aspberger's children into becoming more functional, why not an equivalent rehabilitation system for dementia?

Reference

King, L. (2010) The right to why, The Poet Laura-eate, 4 February

2 comments:

  1. Since when has the Peto Institute taken in anyone who is on the autistic spectrum (and does not have an additional physical impairment)?

    Yes, in Europe, Gillberg emphasises the 'motor clumsiness' of people with Asperger syndrome, but it has not been found as a distinguishing factor by other researchers.

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  2. Laura, the author of the blog, has now kindly amended the posting to read: "But if there is such a thing as the Peto Institute in Hungary to aid neurologically-impaired children into becoming more functional using conductive education ...."

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