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‘It has been totally positive’: the couples brought together by an autism diagnosis | Life and style | The Guardian

When one partner in a relationship learns they are autistic, it can explain years of frustration and confusion. And, for many, the knowledge makes their bond stronger than ever Source: ‘It has been totally positive’: the couples brought together by an autism diagnosis | Life and style | The Guardian

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why My Dealings with Autism Speaks is Personal

Most autistics downright hate Autism Speaks. Most that I have talked to have not have personal dealings with them like I have. I have been asked multiple times to tell my story, so here it is. My first autie diagnosis was when my nine year old was three. I brought him to the neurologist I […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Being Autistic and having PCOS

I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in 2005. This was when I was having a hard time getting pregnant. PCOS is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections […]

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Government faces prosecution over human rights of autistic youngsters | Daily Mail Online

Dannielle Attree from Kent was taken to a hospital’s assessment and treatment where doctors told her mother Andrea she would be there for two days. But she is still there three years later. Source: Government faces prosecution over human rights of autistic youngsters | Daily Mail Online

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FOUND: Autistic 12-year-old who went missing in Anaheim is found – Orange County Register

He had last been seen at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Harbor Boulevard and Katella Avenue area. Police later described him as safe. Source: Autistic 12-year-old who went missing in Anaheim is found – Orange County Register

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As Seen On Facebook | If you have been targeted, harassed, threatened by Tania Marshal ( @TaniaAMarshall )… | Sara Jane Harvey

            If you have been targeted, harassed, threatened and abused by the revolting Tania Marshall, please inbox me all evidence. i will remove your name for protection. I’m doing a journalistic expose on her in video and live format. Do not post it on here. Marshall will try to threaten […]

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They May Owe Nothing — Half-Million-Dollar Dialysis Bill Canceled | California Healthline

After reporting by KHN, NPR and CBS, Fresenius has agreed to waive a Montana man’s huge bill for out-of-network dialysis care. Source: They May Owe Nothing — Half-Million-Dollar Dialysis Bill Canceled | California Healthline