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Service dog of autism child missing

Hope, a Pure-Doodle Great Pyrenees and Standard Poodle with black and grey markings down her back, was reported missing last night by family. Hope escaped from the family home last night by the high school and was last seen in the Walmart parking lot. Source: Service dog of autism child missing

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Teasing, condescension and other injustices against people with autism are rarely discussed. This is my experience. – PublicSource | News for a better PittsburghPublicSource 

Letting yourself feel vulnerable is one of the hardest things in the world to do, with or without autism. But opening up is the only way your story will be told. Source: Teasing, condescension and other injustices against people with autism are rarely discussed. This is my experience. – PublicSource | News for a better […]

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Man Arrested After Reported Sexual Battery of Employee at Ventura Store That Hires Individuals With Autism | KTLA

A 55-year-old man was arrested following the reported sexual battery of a 22-year-old woman working at a Ventura store that employs individuals with autism, police said Monday.Police have not said whether the victim has autism but the store where the crime took place, clothing store “Industry Horror,” describes itself online as a nonprofit that “specifically […]

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Our 10 Favorite Memes that Make Fun of Anti-Vaxxers | Katie Joy

Anti-Vaxxers say the most ridiculous things. Since they don’t appreciate science, data, or peer-reviewed studies, they are unable to listen to reason. […] Source: Our 10 Favorite Memes that Make Fun of Anti-Vaxxers | Katie Joy

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Happy New Year from all of us at Autistic Inclusive Meets!

Meet Damien, aged 11 and son of AIM’s Emma Dalmayne. Damien wanted to talk to you and asked to be filmed about AIM, Autism, campaigning and protesting. Be warned he pulls no punches and speaks out on Autistic abuse such as bleaching and fillicide. Favourite quote of video, when asked if he is autistic he […]

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Daniel Johnson: Autistic kids need greater help in 2019 – Edinburgh Evening News

Throughout 2018 some fantastic debates have taken place in parliament. One that stands out in my mind is the members’ debate I brought forward towards the end of the 2018. Source: Daniel Johnson: Autistic kids need greater help in 2019 – Edinburgh Evening News

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Boy, 8, with autism missing in Berkeley, police say – Story | KTVU

An 8-year-old boy who was missing for about an hour has been found, police said. Source: Boy, 8, with autism missing in Berkeley, police say – Story | KTVU