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In search of Evidence Based Therapy models with links to research/therapy model that are generally Autistic approved …| SLPNeurodiversityCollective

SLP Neurodiversity Collective· 15 hrs ·   Hi Everyone – Founder of @SLPNeurodiversityCollective here: it’s been a really difficult and exhausting few days in the SLP world this week regarding ABA debate and EBT. I’m tired, and so requesting for your help. In search of Evidence Based Therapy models with links to research/therapy model that are generally Autistic […]

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Suicide Prevention Awareness | Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Behavior

Although the warning signs of suicide can be subtle, they are there. By recognizing these signs, knowing how to start a conversation and where to turn for help, you have the power to make a difference – the power to save a life. Source: Suicide Prevention Awareness | Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Behavior

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What CAN be misunderstood WILL be misunderstood | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

Autistic social motivation is deeply rooted in the desire to share knowledge and in the desire to learn, and this has big implications for the protocols that are used in autistic communication. Source: What CAN be misunderstood WILL be misunderstood | The Aspergian | A Collective of Autistic Voices

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: When You See a Service Dog, Do not Judge the Handler

Today I went hiking with my service dog, Ralph. I take him to the nature preserve because its quiet and it makes me feel like I am in the middle of the woods. I have taken him many times before. I have have had negative comments about Ralph until today. Its not like I do […]

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Peter Kyle: MP with dyslexia hits back at Twitter trolls for ‘brutal’ criticism of his spelling | London Evening Standard

An MP with dyslexia has hit out at the “unforgiving nature” of Twitter after being targeted by trolls for making spelling mistakes.  Peter Kyle, Labour MP for Hove, wrote at length about how dyslexia Source: Peter Kyle: MP with dyslexia hits back at Twitter trolls for ‘brutal’ criticism of his spelling | London Evening Standard

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Scientology buys most of downtown Clearwater, Florida – CNN Video

The Tampa Bay Times found the church of Scientology and its members have spent $103M and control 185 properties over 101 acres of its spiritual hometown. Source: Scientology buys most of downtown Clearwater, Florida – CNN Video

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40 years of Clearwater and the Scientologists

Here’s what readers had to say in Sunday’s letters to the editor. “ Source: 40 years of Clearwater and the Scientologists