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Autism Act Clears Senate – Disability Scoop

A bill that includes more than $1.8 billion for federal efforts to address the needs of people with autism is headed to President Donald Trump. Source: Autism Act Clears Senate – Disability Scoop

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Ponchatoula teen with autism reported missing

Police are looking for Noah Daigle, 19, last seen Wednesday leaving home in a 2001 Cadillac Eldorado. Source: Ponchatoula teen with autism reported missing

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SPARK for Autism will not say what they will do with our DNA | We Can Only Guess | Fierce Autie – Home

Fierce Autie SPARK for Autism will not say what they will do with our DNA, we can only guess. It reminds me of the XMEN Mutant Registration Act. This says my thoughts on the whole mess. Comments Kay Kobetic It’s 2019, your child is your child. Just love them how they are 😔 Author Fierce Autie Kay Kobetic pretty much […]

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Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington Post

An autistic “Sesame Street” muppet is caught in a conflict between the most prominent autism organization in the United States advocating for early intervention, and autistic adults who see the condition as a difference, not a disease needing to be cured. Source: Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington […]

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#Antivaxxers and #Bleachcult | Your ‘idea’ of a civil rights movement is shit.

Here’s a message you friggin #Antivaxxers and #Bleachcult. Your ‘idea’ of a civil rights movement is shit. Autistics were already in a civil rights movement when I wrote this to a friend in 2008. And I was ALREADY on to the bullshit as a mom. Autism Speaks you did this, you funded this, you made this culture of hate […]

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‘Listen to the scientists,’ Greta Thunberg tells Congress – video | Environment | The Guardian

Greta Thunberg tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’ and take real action on climate change Source: ‘Listen to the scientists,’ Greta Thunberg tells Congress – video | Environment | The Guardian

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The Greta Thunberg Effect: The Rise of Girl Eco-Warriors

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old face of climate change who launched Fridays For Future, is inspiring a new generation of girls to become “eco-warriors,” taking actions for the environment, from Kazakhstan to the U.K. Source: The Greta Thunberg Effect: The Rise of Girl Eco-Warriors