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The death of Elijah McClain—reflections on living with autism while Black

Elijah McClain died at age 23 after walking home from a convenience store. The death of Elijah McClain—reflections on living with autism while Black July 15, 2020 – by Andrew W. Kiragu, MD, FAAP, FCCM McClain Family/MGNElijah McClain died after police put him in a chokehold and a medic injected him with ketamine, Denver, Colorado Last August, a […]

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Audism In the Autistic Community

What is Audism? Audism is  is a term used to describe a negative attitude toward Deaf or hard of hearing people. It is typically thought of as a form of discrimination, prejudice, or a general lack of willingness to accommodate those who cannot hear.   Source: Audism In the Autistic Community