Death of young autistic Dover woman found in tent ‘partly caused by NHS neglect’ – Kent Live

The mother of a young Dover woman who was found dead in a tent at a Lake District beauty spot said her family “sincerely hope” that lessons are learned. Sarah Lewis said her daughter Callie Lewis was a “spirited, determined and exceptionally intelligent young woman” who was “badly let down”.   An inquest concluded on Friday that …

Getty Images and Verizon Media award $40,000 in prizes to five photographers, as part of first-ever Disability-Focused Creative Bursary

Grants support and encourage talent as they work to convey the stories, lives and realities of the disability community through imagery Press Release NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in collaboration with Verizon Media, has named five recipients to its latest Creative Bursary grant centering around life with disabilities. Recognizing …

Take Action: Stop Autism Speaks from Dictating Canadian Autism Policy!

A4A Ontario started this petition to Government of Canada We are autistic self-advocates, activists, and allies united to stop Autism Speaks and CASDA from dictating autism policy in Canada through their proposed “National Autism Strategy” (NAS) project. The NAS would earmark hundreds of millions in funds for Autism Speaks and other groups that actively work against autistic people …