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Autistic Adult Denied Placement on a Heart Transplant List

This situation raises some interesting discrmination and ethical issues.

Karen Berkheiser Corby My 23-year-old son has LVNC and needs a heart transplant. He was denied placement on the list because he is also autistic. If you find this discrimination unacceptable, please go to and sign his petition¬† http://www.change.org/petitions/help-my-autistic-son-get-a-life-saving-heart-transplantion. Search for heart transplant and his petition will be the first one to appear. It will only take a minute of your time and it is completely free. Please help us. Change.org – Start, Join, and Win Campaigns for Change www.change.org Change.org is the web’s leading platform for social change, empowering anyone, anywhere to start petitions that make a difference.¬† Write a comment…