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Flintshire AMs amongst those to vote against Autism Bill | The Leader

A PROPOSED law for autistic people in Wales would fail to provide an effective way to deliver improvements, Assembly Members claim. Source: Flintshire AMs amongst those to vote against Autism Bill | The Leader

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Dylan’s parents are learning the hard way that autistic children are not a priority | Irish Examiner

Ian Diamond and his wife, Josie, have failed to secure a place for their autistic son in 26 schools and are unable to find a home tutor willing to stay long-term. Every day is a gruelling battle for their rights, says Michael Clifford. Source: Dylan’s parents are learning the hard way that autistic children are […]

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Elementary Principal On Paid Leave After Intentionally Locking Autistic Student Outside

A Washington State principal named Ashlie Short, who is currently employed by Kent School District, is on a paid administrative leave after allegations surfaced that she intentionally locked a young autistic student out of the elementary school. It was several family members of 11-year-old JaMar Taylor, who has a diagnosis of autism, anxiety, and attention […]

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Rapist care worker ‘gave autistic woman HIV in nursing home sex attack’ – Mirror Online

The victim, from Brent, north London, was diagnosed after collapsing – but police were unable to arrest anyone because the rape could have happened any time over a 10-year period Source: Rapist care worker ‘gave autistic woman HIV in nursing home sex attack’ – Mirror Online

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Washington is under a state of emergency as measles cases rise, may be cause by anti-vaxxers | fox13now.com

(CNN) — As of Saturday, there are 32 confirmed cases of measles in Washington — an outbreak that has already prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency.”Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease that can be fatal in small children,” Inslee said in his proclamation Friday, adding that these cases create “an […]

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MTV Star Kailyn Lowry Comes Out as an Anti-Vaxxer | Katie Joy

Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry came out as an anti-vaxxer in her new podcast this week. Lowry said research she completed online and through Netflix […] Source: MTV Star Kailyn Lowry Comes Out as an Anti-Vaxxer | Katie Joy

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#ActuallyAutistic This is HATE Speech | The dangers of ‘neurodiversity’: why do people want to stop a cure for autism being found? | The Spectator

I’m an American man affected by the disability autism. As a child, I went to special education schools for eight years and I do a self-stimulatory behaviour during the day which prevents me from… Source: The dangers of ‘neurodiversity’: why do people want to stop a cure for autism being found? | The Spectator