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Whorlton Hall: Hospital ‘abused’ vulnerable adults – BBC News

Undercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with learning disabilities. Source: Whorlton Hall: Hospital ‘abused’ vulnerable adults – BBC News

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BBC – Future – It’s time we dispelled these myths about autism | Circa 2015

These four misconceptions about autism are damaging and in desperate need of debunking, says Steve Silberman. Source: BBC – Future – It’s time we dispelled these myths about autism

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As Suicides Rise, Insurers Find Ways to Deny Mental Health Care – Bloomberg

Red tape and a lack of in-network providers frustrate those seeking treatment. Source: As Suicides Rise, Insurers Find Ways to Deny Mental Health Care – Bloomberg

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YouTube Cracks Down on Bleach Autism Cure Videos – Rolling Stone

YouTube has issued a ban on videos promoting an autism “miracle cure,” but many of these videos are still online. Source: YouTube Cracks Down on Bleach Autism Cure Videos – Rolling Stone

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Matt Hancock vows to fix ‘broken’ system segregating people with autism and learning disabilities

Every patient held in long-term segregation or seclusion is to be reviewed by independent advocates to fix a ‘broken’ care system for autistic people and people Source: Matt Hancock vows to fix ‘broken’ system segregating people with autism and learning disabilities

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‘Broken’ care system locks kids as young as 11 with autism away for years on end

KIDS as young as 11 with autism are been locked away for years on end after being let down by “broken” care system, a new report warns. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) was told of 62 … Source: ‘Broken’ care system locks kids as young as 11 with autism away for years on end

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‘Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years’ | London Evening Standard

Children as young as 11 are being locked in isolation for years on end by NHS hospitals, as a means of caring for those with autism and learning difficulty, watchdogs have found. The Health secretary Source: ‘Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years’ | London Evening Standard