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The migrant caravan won’t spread disease in the US – Vox

Smallpox was eradicated in the 20th century. Source: The migrant caravan won’t spread disease in the US – Vox

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Vacation Rental Startup VillaKey Obtains Global Certified Autism Center Designation

Miami-based vacation rental company VillaKey just received International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) Certified Autism Center global designation –announced as the first company in the vacation rental sector to obtain this achievement. Source: Vacation Rental Startup VillaKey Obtains Global Certified Autism Center Designation

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In Phoenix, a New Housing Model for People With Autism – CityLab

The 55-unit First Place complex was designed specifically for adults with autism and neurodiversities. Source: In Phoenix, a New Housing Model for People With Autism – CityLab

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Private school under fire for unethical treatment | ramaponews

Strangely enough, Autism Speaks, a nonprofit that advertises its support system for people and families with autism, cites the Judge Rotenberg Center as a possible resource. The voices of parents and former students barely permeate public discussion. New York City taxpayers spent $30 million on this facility in 2014 with little to no awareness. The […]

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‘Identify autism at early stage’ – The Hindu

Releasing a guide for parents and educators on “Autism – Information Technology and Autism,” authored by former Vice-Chancellor of Bharathidasan University K. Meena and Executive Director and Secretar Source: ‘Identify autism at early stage’ – The Hindu

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St Albans mother calls for more nurse training after autistic son James ‘ignored’ | St Albans and Harpenden News – Herts Advertiser

An angry mother has called for hospital staff to be better trained after her autistic son was “ignored” and “patronised” at a consultation. Source: St Albans mother calls for more nurse training after autistic son James ‘ignored’ | St Albans and Harpenden News – Herts Advertiser

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As an autistic woman, I have been overlooked and understudied | Varsity

Ella Catherall writes about being an autistic woman in Cambridge and the lack of representation of her experiences in research and the popular perception Source: As an autistic woman, I have been overlooked and understudied | Varsity