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Advocates & Activists Leadership & Government

Rolling back the civil rights of the disabled harms us all | TheHill

“Twenty-eight years after the ADA was passed, it is unacceptable to roll back the civil rights of people with disabilities. We should ensure access, not progress.” Source: Rolling back the civil rights of the disabled harms us all | TheHill

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Culture & Community

Autism: The Positives | Image & FB thread

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Advocates & Activists Parenting

The Need For Legislation Against Autism “Cures” | AIM & National Autistic Society Meeting

TRIGGER WARNING: the video contains talk of autism cures, abuse and threats of violence. The fight against the use of so called autism “cures” is ongoing. Some parents are doing whatever they can to “purge” their children of a neurological difference. For four years Emma Dalmayne, of Autistic Inclusive Meets Community Group AIM, has trying to raise […]

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Advocates & Activists

People don’t remember changing their minds – Journalist’s Resource

People who change their beliefs tend not to recall their initial, opposing beliefs. Source: People don’t remember changing their minds – Journalist’s Resource

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Advocates & Activists

College student hunger: How access to food can impact grades, mental health – Journalist’s Resource

This roundup of research looks at the problem of college student hunger and its impact on student health and success. Source: College student hunger: How access to food can impact grades, mental health – Journalist’s Resource

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Advocates & Activists

In football, more to consider than concussions for CTE risk – Journalist’s Resource

New research suggests even mild head injuries pose a risk for the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease. Source: In football, more to consider than concussions for CTE risk – Journalist’s Resource

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Lesbians and bisexual girls are more likely to be suspended, expelled – Journalist’s Resource

Teen girls who are attracted to other girls are much more likely to be suspended or expelled from school than straight girls, a new study suggests. Source: Lesbians and bisexual girls are more likely to be suspended, expelled – Journalist’s Resource