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Culture & Community

The costs of camouflaging autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Many girls hide their autism, sometimes evading diagnosis well into adulthood. These efforts can help women on the spectrum socially and professionally, but they can also do serious harm. Source: The costs of camouflaging autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

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Divergent News

As homeless camps explode in L.A. suburbs, residents fear they will become permanent

Confronted with growing homeless encampments on the outskirts of L.A County, local officials faced with difficult choices have been met by blow back from all sides of the debate. Source: As homeless camps explode in L.A. suburbs, residents fear they will become permanent

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Cannabis

New UC-Irvine Center To Study The Highs And Lows of Pot | California Healthline

The center, driven by California’s legalization of marijuana, will study the medical, social and economic impacts of making pot widely accessible. Two top concerns: investigating marijuana as a pot… Source: New UC-Irvine Center To Study The Highs And Lows of Pot | California Healthline

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Advocates & Activists Healthcare & Wellness

Ronald Reagan’s shameful legacy: Violence, the homeless, mental illness – Salon.com

As president and governor of California, the GOP icon led the worst policies on mental illness in generations Source: Ronald Reagan’s shameful legacy: Violence, the homeless, mental illness – Salon.com

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Divergent News

Alaska will no longer allow workers with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage – ThinkProgress

Yes, that was a thing. And yes, it is completely legal. Source: Alaska will no longer allow workers with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage – ThinkProgress

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The Creative

My Photography – Part 3

So, again!, in the spirit of neurodiverse communication,  here are a few of my favorite photographs that hopefully express the sentiment that words don’t always have to do the talking.  We can, though — if that’s your thing —  as I’d love to hear from others in the comments section, whether you want to comment […]

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Cannabis

Travel Writer Rick Steves Addresses Pot Policy With Congress – Rolling Stone

PBS travel guru Rick Steves appeared in front of Congress to tell Jeff Sessions his idea of pot users is wrong – and the Senate is moving on it Source: Travel Writer Rick Steves Addresses Pot Policy With Congress – Rolling Stone