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Autism: A Different Kind of Cool – The Life Autistic

I misspent my youth pursuing a mythic swagger, the kind of 90’s aura that exuded confidence, often styled in baggy clothing, large sunglasses, maybe a mushroom haircut — the absolute zenith o… Source: Autism: A Different Kind of Cool – The Life Autistic

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Advocate Creates Medical Form & Handbook Telling You What To Do If Someone You Love Is Arrested – Pete Earley

EVERY NAMI AND MHA GROUP IN OUR COUNTRY SHOULD CUSTOMIZE THE MEDICAL FORM MENTIONED IN THIS BLOG AND BEGIN USING IT! LOCAL CHAPTERS SHOULD ALSO PRODUCE A MANUAL THAT GUIDES PARENTS AND OTHERS ABOUT WHAT TO DO IF SOMEONE THEY LOVE WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS IS ARRESTED IN THEIR LOCAL JURISDICTION.  (11-4-19) Mark Gale becameClick […]

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Women Scientists Launch a Database Featuring the Work of 9,000 Women Working in the Sciences | Open Culture

“Why are there so few women in science?” has almost become a tiresome refrain over the years, given how little the answers engage with the thousands of female scientists working all over the world. “Too often,” writes the project 500 Women Scientists, “high-profile articles, conference panels, and boards are filled with a disproportionate number of […]

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Angry and Hopeless – Understanding Autistics

I really, really, really hate this pathetic excuse of a planet and literally everything about it. I’m autistic, which means I’m supposed to be the person who has ‘no empathy’… Source: Angry and Hopeless – Understanding Autistics

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The Poorly Car Run – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

There is a run I do all too frequently. It’s a lovely run. It’s particularly lovely as it’s flat. But it’s a few miles away from my usual haunts. The run starts and ends at … Source: The Poorly Car Run – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming […]