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ASAN Has Ended Partnership With Sesame Street | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

ASAN Has Ended Partnership With Sesame Street August 5, 2019 The Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns Sesame Street’s decision to further stigma against autistic children and adults in their new Public Service Announcements. For several years, ASAN consulted with Sesame Street on their See Amazing project and the development of their autistic character, Julia. Until […]

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This is an extremely distressing video of an 8 year old American boy with disabilities caged like an animal | International coalition against restraint and seclusion – Home

  International coalition against restraint and seclusion 13 hrs ·  This is an extremely distressing video of an 8 year old American boy with disabilities caged like an animal. The parent of this child sent us this video of her son terrified In a Seclusion cell at school. Her son is sent there frequently he has […]

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FOUND | Police: 11-Year-Old Boy with Autism Found Safe

He went missing Sunday night. Source: Police: 11-Year-Old Boy with Autism Found Safe

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Derby mum left ‘numb’ after callous burglar takes treasured family photos – Derbyshire Live

They were holiday snaps she cannot replace Source: Derby mum left ‘numb’ after callous burglar takes treasured family photos – Derbyshire Live

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Autistic Lincs: Spalding Today columnist Callum Brazzo talks about the need to represent the autistic community in an authentic way

Hello there! Callum Brazzo here, continuing to make Autistic Lincs. I was at a family friend’s 18th birthday this past weekend, albeit taking time out every so often because of the social integration, and had parkour training in the sand dunes and have thoroughly refreshed myself for the week ahead. How have your weekends been? […]

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First autism friendly railway launched by Northern

Northern has joined forces with Community Rail Lancashire and the National Autistic Society to develop the UK’s first autism-friendly railway line. Source: First autism friendly railway launched by Northern

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Counselors engage new parents before vaccine hesitancy hardens – STAT

The counselors are themselves a kind of prophylaxis. Their job is to ask about parents’ worries long before anyone’s trying to vaccinate their kids. Source: Counselors engage new parents before vaccine hesitancy hardens – STAT