and I have a friend who's son has ASD.
They tried holding therapy, until the child needed and accepted comfort, and eye contact etc..
Aspergers syndrome was the diagnosis.
The kid responded, by not accepting comfort, growing more and more defiant against being comforted, and eventually beat his mother to a pulp with an aluminum baseball bat, as a retaliation for "even trying to help him" in his own words, age 12.
what do you think about this ?