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What My Mixed Bipolar Episodes Are Like | The Mighty

Mixed episodes can occur when someone struggling with bipolar disorder is both manic and depressed simultaneously. Words are easy to use when defining what a mixed episode is, but words are hard to find when describing what a mixed episode feels like. I don’t stay up until 4 a.m. writing the night away, nor do… Source: What […]

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To Anyone Who’s Struggling to Understand Their Loved Ones Anxiety | The Mighty

You may have stumbled here because you love someone who struggles with mental illness. You want to help and understand, but you might not know how. Part of the problem is that the person struggling might not be able to explain their thoughts, feelings, etc. to you because they don’t know how to express it… Source:  To […]

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Trump Hotel Sued For Alleged ADA Violations | Disability Scoop

A man is suing Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago for multiple alleged violations of the ADA, from improper grab bars in the restrooms to counters that were too tall at the hotel bar. Source: Trump Hotel Sued For Alleged ADA Violations | Disability Scoop

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Autism Speaks’ Rapid Decline | Cortical Chauvinism

The following blog is written by Yuval Levental, a reader and contributor to our blog site. At present Yuval, who is on the autism spectrum, completed a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering an… Source: Autism Speaks’ Rapid Decline | Cortical Chauvinism

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‘Please don’t smash my toilet!’ – Autism and accessing mental health services – jeanettepurkis

This is a post about services. Could you imagine how you might react if you called a plumber and they came over and were so inept that they made the issue you needed fixing worse? Or if they turned… Source: ‘Please don’t smash my toilet!’ – Autism and accessing mental health services  – jeanettepurkis

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Autistic Style – Doodle Beth’s Blog of Stuff

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Autism Speaks Resource Toolkit – The Outcast Post

Resources to better educate others on how Autism Speaks is terrible Source: Autism Speaks Resource Toolkit – The Outcast Post