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Why Do Autistics Protest Autism Speaks? – YouTube

 

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The Mums Behind the Viral ‘A Thousand Years’ Down’s Syndrome Video | This Morning – YouTube

Published on Mar 20, 2018 Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF A video of 50 mums lip-syncing and signing Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’ alongside their children with Down’s Syndrome, has been viewed millions of times and was released to support World Down Syndrome Day with the hashtag #WouldntChangeAThing. Rebecca Carless shares how she came up with the […]

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#growyouracceptance hashtag on Twitter

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Astro-ecology: Saving endangered animals with software for the stars | Science Daily

A collaboration between astrophysicists and ecologists is helping to monitor rare and endangered species and stop poaching. Astrophysical software and techniques are applied to thermal infrared imagery captured by drones to automatically detect and identify animals — even at night, when most poaching activity occurs. Source: Astro- |: Saving endangered animals with software for the […]

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LGBTQ Americans Won’t Be Counted In 2020 U.S. Census After All | NBC News

LGBTQ advocacy groups are outraged after proposed questions regarding sexual orientation and gender identity were quickly removed Tuesday from a just-released draft of the 2020 U.S. Census. Source:  LGBTQ Americans Won’t Be Counted In 2020 U.S. Census After All | NBC News

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Twitter Adds Disability To Abuse Reporting Options | Disability Scoop

Responding to user requests, Twitter is updating its platform to explicitly allow reporting of abusive or harassing tweets targeting people with disabilities. Source: Twitter Adds Disability To Abuse Reporting Options | Disability Scoop

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Thousands Lose Right to Vote Under ‘Incompetence’ Laws | Disability Scoop

Most states allow judges to strip voting rights from people with disabilities even though there is no set standard for measuring the mental capacity needed to vote. Source: Thousands Lose Right to Vote Under ‘Incompetence’ Laws | Disability Scoop