Raising a child with autism in South Asian communities has its own challenges Read More
…of another country's culture when she leaves that country, and takes the culture with her.
She complains endlessly about what South-Asian culture demands, yet she's lived in Canada for awhile? I would like to ask her where she lives—she acts like she is still in her country of origin! Maybe she should go back there, at least the mental-health workers won't be "culturally insensitive"!
I have no sympathy for this woman at all. She wants everything HER way, for the staff of another country to act according to the very values she complains of. Oh, I just want to slap her!
I thought that this was a great article that displays an awareness of how Autism should be treated across cultures. Maybe there will be more studies in the future in this area.
More information about formatting options
Robert T. Muller, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at York University, and author of the therapy book, "Trauma and the Avoidant Client."
It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.