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#ActuallyAutistic Adults | Are We Being Silenced by a Community Business Organization for Profit?

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
Why are #ActuallyAutistic adults so successfully diminished and minimized by Autism Speaks? This non-profit organization for Autistics is so powerful our they’ve trampled our #ActuallyAutistics voices and Civil Rights for over a decade now. The rottenness of this community business organization is common knowledge in the Autistic community, and yet…

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#ActuallyAutistic Adults | #AutisticSilencer Posing as A Community Business Organization for Profit?

Why are #ActuallyAutistic adults so successfully diminished and minimized by Autism Speaks? This non-profit organization for Autistics is so powerful our they’ve trampled our #ActuallyAutistics voices and Civil Rights for over a decade now. The rottenness of this community business organization is common knowledge in the Autistic community, and yet it relays like a science-fiction plot […]

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The Mighty & Autism Speaks, Part Deux – Kirsten Schultz – Medium

Yesterday, I wrote a letter to The Mighty about their support of the hate group Autism Speaks. This was their response. Source: The Mighty & Autism Speaks, Part Deux – Kirsten Schultz – Medium

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Studies Show Cannabis May Help with Tourette Syndrome | Marijuana News

Tourette Syndrome is a disorder with no known cause, but new research has found that cannabis improved symptoms without many of the side effects of other medications. Source: Studies Show Cannabis May Help with Tourette Syndrome | Marijuana News

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As NorCal Growers Rally, Marijuana Industry Still Set to Boom | Marijuana News

Wildfires in California’s northern counties are still raging, but containment is in sight. Source: As NorCal Growers Rally, Marijuana Industry Still Set to Boom | Marijuana News

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Ellen DeGeneres Shares Inspiring ‘Me Too’ Message VIDEO | Time.com

“As hard as this is to talk about, at least we are talking about it” Source: Ellen DeGeneres Shares Inspiring ‘Me Too’ Message VIDEO | Time.com

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CBS News Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities

3rd Annual CBS News/Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0/DisBeat Internship for College Students with Disabilities For three years, CBS News in collaboration with Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 Initiative and DisBeat, has expanded its paid internship program to include outreach to college juniors, seniors and graduate students with disabilities for the CBS News/Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0/DisBeat Internship for Spring 2018. Recent […]