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Greater Love Hath No Woman Than This

Sister Viktorine Zak was a nun who worked with Doctor Hans Asperger at the Vienna Hospital to help, and study, autistic children in

Her efforts lead to her deep love and care for the children she served. A love that ultimately was proven out through the ultimate sacrifice.

When the Allies were bombing Austria and Germany, the hospital were Sister Viktorine was at was hit as well. The last time she was seen alive was her throwing her body over that of one if the children she served and loved. Greater love hath no woman than this, that she lay down her life for her friends.

Sister Viktorine was a friend to the autistic neurotype long before it was understood as being a neurotype. Her love and care stands as a beacon to how we should treat each, regardless of neurotype.