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Government programs, people look to expand autism services – The Daily Targum

“The societal lack of understanding on what autism actually means is also a huge part of the problem. So good legislation is extremely important. Parents are an instrumental part of making that happen. But I do think that autistic people should play as big a role as possible considering these issues most directly affect them […]

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New Zealand supermarket launches ‘quiet hours’ for customers with autism | World news | The Guardian

Countdown will reduce lighting, radio and PA announcements and shelf stacking Source: New Zealand supermarket launches ‘quiet hours’ for customers with autism | World news | The Guardian

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UW professor discusses importance of understanding diagnosis of autism in higher education · The Badger Herald

Increasing understanding is becoming more important as autism diagnoses are on rise Source: UW professor discusses importance of understanding diagnosis of autism in higher education · The Badger Herald

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Sia Suffers From Chronic Pain And Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes Disease | Marie Claire Australia

Sia is a very private celebrity. But the Australian singer/songwriter just got very candid about her health issues, sharing with the world that she suffers from chronic pain and a genetic disease known as Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS). Source: Sia Suffers From Chronic Pain And Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes Disease | Marie Claire Australia

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: First Time I Ever Saw a Sensory Room

After a good friend of mine showed me a photo of the night sky ceiling she is painting for her autistic son and other people were telling me how they turned their rooms into sensory rooms, it triggered a memory. This time it was a good one. I promise. Before I even suspected I might […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Bleacher Exposed: Robertas Butkus

  We have a new bleacher. This time he is located in a town called Vilnius, Lithuania.   Source: Fierce Autistic Advocate: Bleacher Exposed: Robertas Butkus

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: The Bleach Queen has Lost Her Mind!

Everyone knows the bleach queen, Kerri Rivera. She pushes parents to administer chlorine dioxide or MMS to their children to try to cure autism. We all know it is harmful. Its based on the premise that autism is caused by the rope worm parasites and that what is being shed is the parasite. Not what […]