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Global Accessibility Awareness Day puts inclusive tech in the spotlight – CNET

Source: Global Accessibility Awareness Day puts inclusive tech in the spotlight – CNET

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How Do I Find My Way – ITFO Chapter – My Name is Jamie. My Life in Prison

Later: that afternoon, after Jamie got back from the showers, he sat on the edge of his bunk and opened his locker. He took out a stack of letters he had saved. They had been read so many times the… Source: How Do I Find My Way – ITFO Chapter – My Name is Jamie. […]

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#Autism and #suicide – what keeps me alive – Just Under Your Radar

I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’ve lived my life, thus far. My birthday is coming up in less than a month, so my thoughts turn to retrospectives on the past year, as well as my lif… Source: #Autism and #suicide – what keeps me alive – Just Under Your Radar

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​Why I hate ABA: a personal opinion | Autism Age

ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis)  as a discipline, requires autistic children to appear as if they are typical children. It doesn’t matter how kind and well meaning the teacher, whether they are autistic or not, a loving parent or not – the outcome is that the ‘successful’ autistic child ceases the behaviour that defines them as […]

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I *used* to mask like a Demon . . .

I *used* to mask like a Demon, suppress, suppress, suppress. Now I rarely Mask – much less distress, distress, distress. I feel it has allowed me to be much calmer amidst the chaos. — Kieran Rose, @kieranrose7, The Autistic Advocate

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News about #FarmBill on Twitter

Source: (9) News about #FarmBill on Twitter  

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Oath, National Disability Leadership Alliance and Getty Images Launch New Disability Image Collection | Business Wire

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and a global media and technology company, today announced a partnership with the National Disability Source: Oath, National Disability Leadership Alliance and Getty Images Launch New Disability Image Collection | Business Wire