#NBCLatino20: Advocate for Inclusion, Annie Segarra

annieelainey Source: #NBCLatino20: Advocate for Inclusion, Annie Segarra   Armed with a Youtube channel, Twitter, Facebook and Instagramaccounts, Annie Segarra, who identifies herself as a disabled, queer and Latinx, is fighting misinformation and stereotypes about disabled people and changing the prejudices many have about disabilities. All her life, Segarra, who is Peruvian and Ecuadorian and also goes by the name Annie …

Peers at the Table – Blue Sky Letters to the Editor of the Fresno Bee

The following are letters to the editor of the Fresno Bee criticizing changes that have been implemented at Blue Sky that never got published.  We won't be silenced, so here they are!       "I think Blue Sky should go back to being peer-led. Instead of hiring people who have lived experience with mental …

Behavioral Sciences | Free Full-Text | A Cohort Study Comparing Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder with and without Generalized Joint Hypermobility | HTML

Reports suggest comorbidity between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the connective tissue disorder, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). People with EDS and the broader spectrum of Generalized Joint Hypermobility (GJH) often present with immune- and endocrine-mediated conditions. Meanwhile, immune/endocrine dysregulation is a popular theme in autism research. We surveyed a group of ASD women with/without GJH to …

Germany, land of anti-vax moms

One of our colleagues, originally from New York but now living in Berlin with her family, is furious at parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids. Source: Germany, land of anti-vax moms