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Remember the #ENDAutismNow Campaign by J.B. Handley and Jenny McCarthy? Here are all the companies affiliated with them. | Just a start.

J.B. Handley, Jr. J.B. Handley Co-founded and co-managed Swander Pace Capital, a private equity firm focused on consumer-oriented companies, until retiring in early 2014. He served as Chairman of Renew Life, International Fiber Corp, Fleischmann’s Vinegar Co., and totes>>ISOTONER, to name a few. Played a role in more than two-dozen investments in private consumer companies […]

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And So It Begins – Eclectic Autistic

Whenever I hear that phrase in my head, it’s always in the voice of Kosh, the enigmatic Vorlon ambassador on the 1990’s sci-fi show Babylon 5. In my case, the phrase doesn’t refer to the beginning … Source: And So It Begins – Eclectic Autistic

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I Ended the Summer With a Colonoscopy | Atypical 60

And it ended with quite a bang.  From my hindquarters, that is!   But before I go on, I want to explain my absence for a good part of this summer. Work is stressful and with being short-staffe… Source: I Ended the Summer With a Colonoscopy | Atypical 60

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REVIEW / Unnatural Causes / Richard Shepherd / A Non-Fiction Look at Forensic Pathology – CrankyAutistic

Summary As the country’s top forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd has spent a lifetime uncovering the secrets of the dead. When death is sudden or unexplained, it falls to Shepherd to es… Source: REVIEW / Unnatural Causes / Richard Shepherd / A Non-Fiction Look at Forensic Pathology – CrankyAutistic

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Sleep – Jake Allen Sharp

Sleep is so seductive My mistress of choice She lures me to bed With an intoxicating voice I close my eyes And deeply I fall Why must I awaken From dreams I can’t recall? Source: Sleep – Jake Allen Sharp

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Dandelions, Tulips, Orchids and Neurological Pluralism – Ryan Boren

While reading up on the stress model of autism, I came across the Dandelions, Tulips, and Orchids framing via @peripheralminds. Peripheral Minds@PeripheralMinds  · Aug 30, 2019 Tom Boyce compared normal people to dandelions and people with a brain difference to orchids. While dandelions are able to thrive anywhere, orchids are more beautiful and fascinating, but they don’t thrive anywhere, […]

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School – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

So it’s about to start again. SCHOOL. The anxieties are building. The sleepless nights. The upset stomach. The worries. And that’s just me. For our son it’s worse. Far worse. He i… Source: School – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.