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Sinclair Cares: Some attractions learning to cater to people with sensory sensitivities | WLOS

The number of children living with autism has risen 15% over the past two years. Now many popular attractions are learning how to cater to that growing population. Along with sensory sensitivities to loud noises, children living with autism can also be sensitive to light, sight, taste, touch and balance. The tropical butterfly garden inside […]

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The Era of Autistic Parents vs. Martyr Mommies™ – The Creative Autistic – Medium

Autism Warrior Parents (Martyr moms as well) do not want to change… and ignorance is a choice. Source: The Era of Autistic Parents vs. Martyr Mommies™ – The Creative Autistic – Medium

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Here’s What Ancient Dogs Looked Like: A Forensic Reconstruction of a Dog That Lived 4,500 Years Ago | Open Culture

We’re pretty sure dogs aren’t obsessed with ancestry, despite the proliferation of canine DNA testing services. Source: Here’s What Ancient Dogs Looked Like: A Forensic Reconstruction of a Dog That Lived 4,500 Years Ago | Open Culture

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Divergent News Law & Criminal Justice

Couple charged in lifelong rape of autistic girl | Mail Tribune

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A police report detailing how Steven Nelson allegedly repeatedly raped a 14-year-old girl with autism, while his partner, Paula Stark, allegedly knew about it and said nothing is as disturbing as any. The facts of the case came to light on April 12, when the girl, able to speak only in […]

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Aging & Disability Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Autism treatment providers protest state payment plan & Autistics Protest Autism Treatment Provides of ABA

Note: Autistics are working hard to ban ABA and the abuse. …   +++++++++++++++++++++++ The state is taking heat for trying to cut costs.   Source: Autism treatment providers protest state payment plan

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Quad-Cities mom hopes book about her son teaches lessons about autism | Lifestyles | qconline.com

Kelly Senatra is tech savvy, but she is at her best in the handwritten world. Letters, notes, expressions of love and sometimes unhappiness go hand-to-pen in her world. Source: Quad-Cities mom hopes book about her son teaches lessons about autism | Lifestyles | qconline.com

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Divergent News Law & Criminal Justice

MISSING: 2-year-old boy with autism missing in Summit County | wkyc.com

  April 22, 2019: Authorities are searching for a 2-year-old boy who is missing from Green. The boy, Kaven Fisher, is non-verbal and autistic. He was last seen at home around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the area of Killinger and Christman roads in Green. Source: MISSING: 2-year-old boy with autism missing in Summit County | […]