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#AutisticMomsRise | Message To #ElmoMom & #ElmoDad: You are not Autistic Ambassadors, We Are.

I’ve read responses you’ve sent to Autistic activists and am greatly disheartened to see this is how your Autistic advocacy works. The Autistic community is greatly upset by yet another NT-tell-all momoir that overwrites our community’s voices and needs. And yet again, we get dehumanized, minimized and called names for our efforts. Duly noted how […]

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Heartless thieves rob autistic boy’s computer from special needs school in Meath during Storm Emma – Irish Mirror Online

His mother said she ‘couldn’t believe anyone could stoop that low’ Source: Heartless thieves rob autistic boy’s computer from special needs school in Meath during Storm Emma – Irish Mirror Online

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Autistic girl raising money for a therapy dog

A 6-year-old in Lincoln is growing up with Autism and a sensory disorder. She’s learned to cope with many things but now is fundraising to have her own therapy dog to help her through her daily struggles. Source: Autistic girl raising money for a therapy dog

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Richardson family keeps guardianship of severely autistic daughter | CW33 NewsFix

DALLAS – A Dallas judge ruled that the parents who were treating their 18-year-old severely autistic daughter with marijuana are suitable to remain their legal guardians.Mark and Christy Zartler use medical marijuana to help their daughter, Kara, to prevent self-injuring symptoms which include hitting herself uncontrollably, which has previously caused brain damage. Kara uses vaporized […]

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Autistic schoolgirl ‘looked like she’d been in a car crash after being restrained by her teachers’

AN AUTISTIC schoolgirl “looked like she’d been in a car crash” after being restrained at her school, her mum has said. The horrified parent has vowed to fight on after learning tw… Source: Autistic schoolgirl ‘looked like she’d been in a car crash after being restrained by her teachers’

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Dad who gave his autistic daughter illegal marijuana is qualified to be her guardian, judge rules

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New Jersey lawmakers weigh legalizing marijuana – Philly

New Jersey lawmakers held a hearing on marijuana legalization – it’s first since Gov. Murphy took office – and took testimony from experts in other states and from supporters and opponents to hear all sides of the issue. Source: New Jersey lawmakers weigh legalizing marijuana – Philly