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‘We are over it’: Detroit radio hosts pull Kanye West’s songs | CNN

Kanye West’s recent comments outraged a lot of people this week. And there’s one group who no longer wants to hear any of it: the morning show hosts at Detroit radio station 105.1 The Bounce. Source: ‘We are over it’: Detroit radio hosts pull Kanye West’s songs | CNN

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#AutINSAR Twitter Chat 2018: What Autistic People Want From Autism Research| THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM

What do autistic people want from autism research? And how can we convey these concerns to autism researchers? That is what #AutINSAR is all about: a conversation between autism researchers and autistic community members, both in person and on Twitter. Source: #AutINSAR Twitter Chat 2018: What Autistic People Want From Autism Research |THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE […]

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Goodwill Settles Harassment Claims From Workers With Disabilities | Disability Scoop

Goodwill and an affiliate will pay $850,000 to eight former and current employees — including women with developmental disabilities — to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit. Source: Goodwill Settles Harassment Claims From Workers With Disabilities | Disability Scoop

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Adjusting Society to Meet the Needs of People with Autism |Life with Aspergers by Gavin Bollard

As we wind down April, the month of “light it up blue”, “autism awareness” and “autism acceptance”, I wanted to ponder the other side of the equation. At the beginning of the month, I talked about how those of us on the spectrum needed to represent ourselves . Source: Adjusting Society to Meet the Needs […]

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Trump expected to cut Planned Parenthood funding through regs | The Hill

The Trump administration may take action to cut federal funding to Planned Parenthood as a result of pressure from congressional Republicans and anti-abortion lobbyists.Opponents of abortion have launched an all-out campaign urging the… Source: Trump expected to cut Planned Parenthood funding through regs | The Hill

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Louisiana to warn thousands of elderly, disabled they may lose Medicaid | The Hill

Louisiana is reportedly set to tell tens of thousands of elderly and disabled residents this week that they may lose Medicaid benefits in the coming months.The state Health Department is preparing to notify 37,000 people that due to state… Source: Louisiana to warn thousands of elderly, disabled they may lose Medicaid | The Hill

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Hitting Rock Bottom in 2018 – The Bipolar Writer

Well it was coming. I hit rock bottom on Monday. I had no motivation to do anything positive. I did go out in the morning to do my Monday routine, but after that I laid in bed and actually slept ag… Source: Hitting Rock Bottom in 2018 – The Bipolar Writer