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Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. | The one #fnd took over the show | Eve Reiland

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11,521 people answered this autism survey. Warning: the results may challenge you. – Autistic Not Weird

Prepare yourselves. This article’s a big one. (But for those looking at the scrollbar and thinking “wow, this is long”, the majority of it is graphs. Nonetheless, I won’t blame anyone for skim-reading.)   Three years ago, back when Autistic Not Weird’s Facebook page  “only” had 7,000 followers [all links open in new windows, by… […]

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New York’s Orthodox Jewish community is battling measles outbreaks. Vaccine deniers are to blame. – Vox

Other tight-knit communities have recently fallen victim to measles outbreaks too. Source: New York’s Orthodox Jewish community is battling measles outbreaks. Vaccine deniers are to blame. – Vox

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The Unabashed Autist “The carpet sweeper is the biggest scam perpetrated on the American public since One Hour Martinizing.”

Deleted after sleeping on it and thinking about it.  I’m learning, growing and have decided to expend my energy elsewhere.  🙃 Source: The Unabashed Autist “The carpet sweeper is the biggest scam perpetrated on the American public since One Hour Martinizing.”

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Transitioning from high school to college for teens with autism

Transitioning to college is a big adjustment for any incoming freshman and their parent. For young adults on the autism spectrum, this can raise a whole new world of concerns. Here’s how you can prepare your child. Source: Transitioning from high school to college for teens with autism

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Time change can be especially hard on those with autism | WSBT

One hour back, one hour forward. We all live through it twice a year. The time change that comes with Daylight Saving Time may leave you with a headache, but those changes are harder on some of us than others. It’s especially hard for people with autism. People like Grant — who will meet in […]

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Without Compassion, Cannabis Doesn’t Work: California’s Fight for Patients in Need | Leafly

Source: Without Compassion, Cannabis Doesn’t Work: California’s Fight for Patients in Need | Leafly Cannabis prohibition isn’t ending because of the massive profits to be made growing and selling the plant. Or because the war on cannabis is racist, oppressive, counterproductive, and an astounding waste of resources. Or because cannabis is far safer than alcohol. […]