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I Remember When – DeveReaux’s Newfound Words

I remember when I was a child When everyone was perfect And everything was peaceful Those days seem so long ago And the delusions fade into distant memory Now I see the backslidden fathers And unjust mothersguiding gun toting child I see lovers loving conditionally If at all I see people who hate just because […]

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Special Interests

Why We Say “OK”: The History of the Most Widely Spoken Word in the World | Open Culture

Ok, not to be contrary, but anyone else worry that we may be getting punked here?Is Coleman Lowndes’ clever collage-style video on the ubiquity and origins of the word “ok” a bit too clever for its own good? Source: Why We Say “OK”: The History of the Most Widely Spoken Word in the World | Open […]

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Advocates & Activists Culture & Community Divergent News

Join us TODAY for the National Disability Call In Day to #StopKavanaugh! | ASAN

Join us TODAY for the National Disability Call In Day to #StopKavanaugh! Our event page has scripts and tips to make it as easy as possible to call your Senators. If you can’t make phone calls, the Facebook event also has a proxy calling thread whereyou can find a volunteer to place a call on your behalf. If you find […]

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Culture & Community

Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

Please find the Manifesto Appendix, below: “A critique of the use of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA): on behalf of the Labour Party Autism / Neurodiversity Manifesto Steering Group” … Source: Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

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Divergent News Employment & Education

Autistic boy locked naked in Sherwood Park school isolation room, lawsuit alleges | CBC News

A Sherwood Park couple claim their 12-year-old autistic son was stripped naked and locked in a school isolation room, where he was later found covered in his own feces. They are suing the province and several other defendants they say violated the boy’s charter rights. Source: Autistic boy locked naked in Sherwood Park school isolation […]

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Divergent News

Dunkirk man sentenced in kidnapping of autistic teen | wgrz.com

A Chautauqua County man is going to jail for 16 years for the kidnapping of an autistic teen two years ago. Source: Dunkirk man sentenced in kidnapping of autistic teen | wgrz.com

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Divergent News Employment & Education

High school program helps prepare autistic students for the workplace | Calgary Herald

Megan Morasch wasn’t diagnosed with autism until she was 14 years old.But her mother says she always knew. Source: High school program helps prepare autistic students for the workplace | Calgary Herald