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Lyft Partners With National Down Syndrome Society for Free Rides

Lyft’s Jobs Access Program will offer free rides to people seeking employment, especially within the disability and veteran communities. Source: Lyft Partners With National Down Syndrome Society for Free Rides

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Ohio attorney general asks for another review of Down syndrome abortion ban – cleveland.com

Ohio’s attorney general has asked a full federal appeals court to review a ruling that prevented the state from enforcing a law that bans an abortion after a test shows a fetus likely has Down syndrome. Source: Ohio attorney general asks for another review of Down syndrome abortion ban – cleveland.com

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Spalding columnist Callum Brazzo is figuring out the mixed messages in Halloween

Halloween this week. When we sexualize nurses and paint pumpkins BLUE!Okay, so I have mixed feelings about this ‘holiday’ for a range of reasons so if you want to enjoy Halloween without a buzz kill and a downer on things…stop reading.Now we’ve cleared that up, the primary purpose of Halloween or so I thought, was […]

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Autistic on Wheels: Resource: blue pumpkins for Halloween

So, last year (2018) a few of us in the autistic community encountered the following image claiming that carrying a blue pumpkin for trick-or-treating signified that the person was autistic: It was not, in fact, anything like the trend or convention it is made out to be. It was ONE SINGULAR Martyr Parent. The shop […]