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Topic - Matthew Lerner
An expert told a commission looking into the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Connecticut on Friday that there is no data linking autism with increased violent criminal behavior.
"There is certainly no association between any of the features that we know about autism and the kind of planful mass murder as discussed here, that precipitated this commission," Lerner said.
Lerner said there are traits associated with autism that often explain behavior when those on the spectrum come into contact with the legal system.