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Sick Of The Autistic

Originally posted on Musings Of An Autistic Mind:
I’m just sick of the autistic genius are some interesting are none ruining my world causing my advances to become undone stimming is gross do it somewhere else pleasing yourself to lower anxiety you have less than none in sympathy from me you broken and breaking mentally…

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Another week goes by…

Originally posted on I CAN Be Autistic:
It’s Tuesday. It feels like Friday. I’m churning towards a Big Deadline at the end of this week, and then another one next week. And then the holidays hit and it’s time to drive down to see two sets of families in two different states, each of them…

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Sickle Cell Patients Suffer Discrimination, Poor Care — And Shorter Lives

  By Jenny Gold   For more than a year, NeDina Brocks-Capla avoided one room in her large, brightly colored San Francisco house — the bathroom on the second floor. “It was really hard to bathe in here, and I found myself not wanting to touch the walls,” she explained. The bathroom is where Brocks-Capla’s […]

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Enriched By The Poor: California Health Insurers Make Billions Through Medicaid

By Chad Terhune and Anna Gorman Medicaid is rarely associated with getting rich. The patients are poor, the budgets tight and payments to doctors often paltry. But some insurance companies are reaping spectacular profits off the taxpayer-funded program in California, even when the state finds their patient care is subpar. A unit of Centene Corp., […]

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Why hasn’t California cracked down on anti-vaccination doctors?

Why hasn’t California cracked down on anti-vaccination doctors? California implemented one of the strictest vaccination laws in the nation a year ago. But so far, no doctors have been punished for writing unnecessary medical exemptions. By Soumya KarlamanglaContact Reporter A year ago, California officials appeared to be coming down hard on doctors and parents who were […]

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Woman killed autistic teen to cross murder off her ‘bucket list’

A British woman was “euphoric” to have ticked off an item from her “bucket list” – murder, prosecutors said. Jemma Lilley was convicted Wednesday of killing autistic 18-year-old Aaron Pajich in Western Australia in June of last year, fulfilling her sick obsession to kill someone before her 25th birthday, the Independent reported. via Woman killed autistic […]

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L’Oreal needs to be inclusive

Originally posted on Navigating Life:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD0S3SsiMdM&t Check out L’Oreal Paris on the stock market. Marketing isn’t inclusive & they don’t listen to feedback. @UrbanDecay @KiehlsCanada @Kiehls pic.twitter.com/gB88R0DEfU — Retro (@artfulretro) November 6, 2017 If you are a fully abled individual without any sensory or mobility issues, you may not notice what’s wrong with this picture.…