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Submit for Autistic History Month 2017!

Originally posted on Our Autistic History (Month):
Celebrating a rich Autistic culture and history that deserves to be told Submissions for Autistic History Month are open until Nov. 29! [Begin image description: The entire image has a faded, sepia overlay. On a papery-looking background, there is an opened book, the text “Autistic History Month 2017,”…

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Accessing support as a disabled student 

Originally posted on Paula Sanchez:
Today I had my needs assessment for Disabled Students Allowance. It’s 12 years since I first wondered if I might be autistic, a little over 2 years since an initial assessment indicated that I was autistic, and a year since this was confirmed by a full clinical assessment and diagnosis.…

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REVIEW | George by Alex Gino

Originally posted on CrankyAutistic:
BE WHO YOU ARE. When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she’s not a boy. She knows she’s a girl. George thinks she’ll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte’s Web.…

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What journalists should know about opinion polls: A free, 50-minute webinar

Journalist’s Resource Research on today’s news topics Opinion Polls: What Journalists Should Know A free webinar  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:00-12:50 pm Journalists of all beats write about opinion polls — from pre-election polls for high-profile political races to local polls asking residents how they feel about property-tax changes. Join Journalist’s Resource for a webinar […]

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Harvey Weinstein: What You Need to Know – Rolling Stone

Over the last week, a deluge of allegations have come out against the Hollywood producer, ending with him getting fired from own company Source: Harvey Weinstein: What You Need to Know – Rolling Stone

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Inside California’s Scramble Toward Legal Weed – Rolling Stone

Full marijuana legalization goes into effect in January – but will California be ready? When Alex Zafrin and Rekka Nicholson decided to make marijuana-infused ice cream, they started off small. They bought a small, $30-something ice cream maker and began experimenting with processes and flavors at home. While they’d eventually make flavors like Coffee Pot, Vanilla […]

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