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Meltdown Videos of Autistic Children – Awareness or Exploitation?

Originally posted on Neurodivergent Rebel:
They’re not hard to find. You can dig them up on blogs, Youtube and even the news with a quick Google search – disturbing videos of autistic children in distress, while parents film. Viral sympathy videos could quickly be viewed all over the world. Once a video is out there…

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Diabetics eligible for physician-assisted suicide in Oregon, state officials say – Washington Times

If you’re a diabetic in Oregon and refuse treatment, you may qualify for life-ending drugs under the state’s physician-assisted suicide law. Source: Diabetics eligible for physician-assisted suicide in Oregon, state officials say – Washington Times

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Delaware bill would allow euthanasia for ‘intellectually disabled’ | News | LifeSite

The bill ‘opens up a can of worms’ for abuse.   NEWSBIOETHICS, END OF LIFETue Jan 30, 2018 – 4:14 pm EST Delaware bill would allow euthanasia for ‘intellectually disabled’  Assisted Suicide , Delaware , Euthanasia DOVER, Delaware, January 29, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The Delaware state House is considering an assisted suicide bill that would allow the mentally incompetent to […]

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#ILoveBeingAutistic & #ILoveAnAutistic V-Day Cards to Post/Share | +Pledge #REDinstead

Click on image below, save and share. Feel free to use in advocacy, social media, blogs, vlogs … however it is helpful. (Image code available to copy, and links to posted image on social media too.)   Also, can be used this February as a Valentine’s Card to show love and support to Autistic authentic-self […]

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The Murder of Katie McCarron | Not Dead Yet

The McCarron family invites those who wish to keep Katie’s memory alive to view and download this image, and to post it on their websites and blogs. They – and we – only ask that … Source: The Murder of Katie McCarron | Not Dead Yet

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‘To Siri With Love’ and the Problem With Neurodiversity Lite – Rewire

The word “neurodiversity” and the idea it represents—that autistic people and other people whose minds function in atypical ways are equal, not less—has gained a tenuous foothold in the public consciousness. Still, many members of the autistic advocacy community remain skeptical and wary, suspecting that the changes are superficial. Source: ‘To Siri With Love’ and […]