No more autism awareness

Instead of “normalizing” autistic people, and instead of spreading awareness of autism as if it’s a life-threatening disease like cancer, let’s focus on the imperative of acceptance. Source: No more autism awareness

As Seen On Twitter | We need to do away with functioning labels once & for all, they are harmful & misinforming. | @AIMAutistic

https://twitter.com/AIMautistic/status/1127920574162927616 A.I.M - Autistic Inclusive Meets@AIMautistic 5:56 AM · May 13, 2019 · We need to do away with functioning labels once & for all, they are harmful & misinforming. Parents are struggling to get ECHP's for their autistic children, because t 'high functioning' is being put in the forms. This gives a false impression … Continue reading As Seen On Twitter | We need to do away with functioning labels once & for all, they are harmful & misinforming. | @AIMAutistic

A measles outbreak where you live? Study ranks US places at highest risk | East Idaho News

(CNN) – A new study ranks the US counties at highest risk of a measles outbreak, with the areas surrounding Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami topping the list. The authors say places like these should be kept under close surveillance because they “could serve as the fulcrum of continuous importation of the measles virus into … Continue reading A measles outbreak where you live? Study ranks US places at highest risk | East Idaho News

Parents can no longer claim personal, philosophical exemption for measles vaccine in Wash. | KUTV

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from receiving the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine before attending a day care center or school under a measure signed Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee. The state saw more than 70 … Continue reading Parents can no longer claim personal, philosophical exemption for measles vaccine in Wash. | KUTV