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The National Council on Severe Autism: Severe Vs. Barely Affected Autistics Stigma Sweeping Through News/Media. #ThankYouNot Jill Escher and Alison Singer

Another wave against autistics put out by Jill Escher and Alison Singer. DON’T GET FOOLED FOLKS, this is 100% about $$$$ and controlling research, science, and direction of all that … While saying we don’t count. And that we don’t support our people. Horrific insults and a lie. Here we go, the latest wave pretending […]

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Betsy DeVos takes aim at improper restraint of students with disabilities – The Washington Post

Education Department says it will monitor schools for inappropriate restraint of children, offer guidance and improve reporting. Source: Betsy DeVos takes aim at improper restraint of students with disabilities – The Washington Post

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DeVos to Examine the Use of Restraint and Seclusion on Students with Disabilities | Education News | US News

Civil rights activists and the Trump administration’s Education Department find themselves in the rare position of being on the same side of an issue. Source: DeVos to Examine the Use of Restraint and Seclusion on Students with Disabilities | Education News | US News

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes | California Healthline

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to. Source: Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes | California Healthline

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County By County, Researchers Link Opioid Deaths To Drugmakers’ Marketing | California Healthline

A JAMA study looking at county-specific federal data finds that the more opioid-related marketing dollars spent in a county, the higher rates of doctors who prescribed those drugs, and ultimately, … Source: County By County, Researchers Link Opioid Deaths To Drugmakers’ Marketing | California Healthline

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Pain From The Government Shutdown Spreads. This Time It’s Food Stamps. | California Healthline

Food stamps for February are being distributed about two weeks early because officials say the federal money to pay for them won’t be available later due to the government shutdown. State and local… Source: Pain From The Government Shutdown Spreads. This Time It’s Food Stamps. | California Healthline

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Furloughed Feds’ Health Coverage Intact, But Shutdown Still Complicates Things | California Healthline

Some federal employees face insurance paperwork glitches that affect their health coverage and add pressure to the stress of going without pay. Source: Furloughed Feds’ Health Coverage Intact, But Shutdown Still Complicates Things | California Healthline