Adam Lanza Had Sensory Disorder: Report
New documentary to address relationship with mother
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Feb 15, 2013 7:16 AM CST
Updated Feb 15, 2013 7:31 AM CST
Adam Lanza, the focus of an upcoming documentary.   (AP Photo/NBC News, File)

(Newser) – Adam Lanza had a sensory disorder that impeded his ability to process the world around him, a Hartford Courant journalist tells NPR. His Sensory Integration Disorder diagnosis meant "he wasn't able to guide touch and smell and sight," Alaine Griffin says. "He wasn't able to ... process things to do with his senses. And we learn that Nancy was very sad at the fact that he couldn't love her back."

The revelation comes ahead of a Courant/Frontline documentary to air Tuesday; Raising Adam Lanza delves into the shooter's relationship with his mother, Nancy. Griffin explains that "through the reporting we did, we definitely learned more about Nancy and the efforts she went through to give Adam as normal a life as possible as he went from boy to man."

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Rational.-Anarchist
Feb 16, 2013 10:17 PM CST
Oh, bullshit! Why don't they admit he is nothing but a fucking psycho, shoot him like the rabid dog he is and be done with it?
truefreedom
Feb 16, 2013 2:08 PM CST
It's a load of BS, this guy was able to feel just like everyone else. This article is suggesting he had autism, which is simply not true. The intial reports after the shooting stated police tried to find evidence for a motive, they found the home's desktop computers with smashed hardrives---a cover-up. There was more than one person involved in this horrible tragedy and I believe the federal government planned this from the beginning starting with the Aurora theater shootings. Question authority, stand-up for freedom, protect the Consitution and our rights as American citizens. The enemy isn't terrorists, it's the criminals running our federal government.
BCS
Feb 16, 2013 7:03 AM CST
" The revelation comes ahead of a Courant/Frontline documentary to air Tuesday; Raising Adam Lanza delves into the shooter's relationship with his mother" Don't take a year or two of research to put together a really solid documentary. Just try to get one out as quick as possible so you can be the first to make money off of dead children. Classy!