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The #AutisticSilencers Hurt All Autistics

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
Did you know 1 in 33 is born with a birth defect?* 1 in 68 is born on the Autism Spectrum. That’s estimated at 70 million worldwide. Between 44% – 52% of autistic people may have a learning disability. Between 48% – 56% of autistic people do not have…

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The #AutisticSilencers Hurt All Autistics

Did you know 1 in 33 is born with a birth defect?* 1 in 68 is born on the Autism Spectrum. That’s estimated at 70 million worldwide. Between 44% – 52% of autistic people may have a learning disability. Between 48% – 56% of autistic people do not have a learning disability. ** And yes, […]

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What’s the Difference Between High Functioning and Low Functioning Autism? – Autism Women’s Network

This post is inspired by many interactions I have had both online and in “the real world” with other parents of Autistic children.   I have noticed a significant emphasis on functioning labels in the autism parenting world.   When I have made the argument that functioning labels are arbitrary and make no sense, I am accused […]

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Autism facts and history – NAS

Facts and statistics, including how a breakdown by gender and some common myths and facts about the condition. Source: Autism facts and history – NAS

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Cannabis

South Bay cities take hard line on marijuana as state loosens laws – Daily Breeze

Get rid of your marijuana plants, South Bay medicinal patients, and don’t bother calling for delivery of the controversial herb.Cities across the region are voicing ardent opposition to the … Source: South Bay cities take hard line on marijuana as state loosens laws – Daily Breeze

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Pot ban: County’s vote to reject commercial marijuana ‘just the beginning’ | News | bakersfield.com

Kern County banned commercial cannabis Tuesday. Source: Pot ban: County’s vote to reject commercial marijuana ‘just the beginning’ | News | bakersfield.com

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LCF moves to ban commercial marijuana activities as state hashes out legalization plan – La Cañada Valley Sun

State laws legalizing the use and cultivation of marijuana will take effect in the new year, but cities like La Cañada are acting now to regulate what they can. Source: LCF moves to ban commercial marijuana activities as state hashes out legalization plan – La Cañada Valley Sun