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Autistic man found in Chicago after going missing from Des Plaines group home, police say – Park Ridge Herald-Advocate

A 36-year-old autistic man who went missing Thursday from a group home in Des Plaines has been found in good health, police say. Source: Autistic man found in Chicago after going missing from Des Plaines group home, police say – Park Ridge Herald-Advocate

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Ultrasound, Blood Test, and ‘Peppa Pig’ Research News for Autism | The Mighty

Three stories about autism, two based on actual research articles, were reported on in February. Here’s what the studies say. Source: Ultrasound, Blood Test, and ‘Peppa Pig’ Research News for Autism | The Mighty

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Divergent News

SQUIDALICIOUS: To Siri, With So Much Disappointment

Source: SQUIDALICIOUS: To Siri, With So Much Disappointment   It took me a long time to read Judith Newman’s autism parenting memoir To Siri With Love, despite the author herself courteously sending me a copy. I had to nudge myself to keep going, because I don’t like reading books that treat autistic people as inscrutable […]

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The Creative

Sharing: And now I draw in colour. — the silent wave

Originally posted on The Misadventures of Mama Pineapple: I’m a little sporadic with my blog posts at the moment. Things have been busy. We’re approaching Christmas, it’s the end of a long and very difficult term at work, the kids are full-on, I’m tired, and whatnot. And the truth is, the past few months have… via […]

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Culture & Community

PEERS Celebrates Black History Month 2018 — PEERS Envisioning and Engaging in Recovery Services

The Alameda County Everyone Counts Campaign will be focused on reducing mental health stigma and providing services to the African American Community for 2018-2020. Happy Black History Month 2018! On the last day of February, many PEERS staff and community members attended the 2018 ACBHCS and POCC Annual Black History Month Celebration and Training. This event… […]