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“The tip of the iceberg”? Autism and Police in NZ, questions raised by Arie’s case.

The man with Aspergers syndrome, who was charged with looting after the Christchurch Earthquake six months ago, has finally had the charges against him dropped by the police. I would like to say this was a reflection of an improved … Continue reading

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Arie Update (Autistic Christchurch Looter Case) (Updated again 22nd August 2011).

I was expecting to have a follow-up report for you, since Cornelius Arie Smith-Voorkamp was due for a status hearing today. Arie is the man with Aspergers, who allegedly looted a property following the Christchurch earthquake. The case has led … Continue reading

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Protecting Arie

I have a personal policy of not writing posts when I am feeling overly emotional, since emotions change and intensity at one point in time can look extreme an hour later. But screw it. I am so sick of the … Continue reading

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