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“Professionally Incompetent” Chiropractor Owes $100,000 For Anti-Vaxxer Posts | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos

Dena Churchill can’t stop spreading harmful propaganda. Source: “Professionally Incompetent” Chiropractor Owes $100,000 For Anti-Vaxxer Posts | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos

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Independent Living to begin Autism Support Group in Batavia – The Buffalo News

Independent Living of the Genesee Region will begin an Autism Support Group next week in Batavia for people with autism age 18 and older who are able to participate independently in a group. Source: Independent Living to begin Autism Support Group in Batavia – The Buffalo News

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Dallas police issue warrant for Autism Treatment Center employee accused of kicking patient’s teeth out | Crime | Dallas News

An employee at the Autism Treatment Center in Dallas faces a charge of injury to a disabled person after a fellow employee said he kicked a patient in the mouth, knocking out several of his teeth. Source: Dallas police issue warrant for Autism Treatment Center employee accused of kicking patient’s teeth out | Crime | Dallas News

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Ontario minister for autism file cites ‘lack of communication’ with families, stands by waiting-list number – The Globe and Mail

Unlike his predecessor, however, he is not committing to clearing the waiting list Source: Ontario minister for autism file cites ‘lack of communication’ with families, stands by waiting-list number – The Globe and Mail

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FOUND | Las Vegas police say missing autistic 17-year-old was safely located | Local | fox5vegas.com

Las Vegas Metropolitan police have asked the public for help in locating a missing 17-year-old boy. Source: Las Vegas police say missing autistic 17-year-old was safely located | Local | fox5vegas.com

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Autistic Lincs: Children Of Change

Hello there! Callum Brazzo here, continuing to make Autistic Lincs. What a privilege it was to be in the audience of the fifth annual Spalding Guardian/Lincolnshire Free Press Education Awards. It stood out to me that there were so many children involved in so many wonderful things and I was really enthralled by their choice […]

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Why Being Called “Dramatic” Is Both Completely Wrong and Psychologically Damaging to Autistic People | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Being told that autistic neurological reactions are dramatic and overblown is an often-unintentional but very real cause of complex trauma. Source: Why Being Called “Dramatic” Is Both Completely Wrong and Psychologically Damaging to Autistic People | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective