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Too Many Autistic Adults Are Denied Basic Rights in America – Bloomberg

By Tyler Cowen July 11, 2020, 5:00 AM PDT Unfairness and prejudice are all too common in the U.S. justice system.   One of the more hopeful developments of an otherwise difficult year is the greater concern for the most vulnerable members of society, often accompanied by the realization that they are treated unfairly or […]

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COVID-19 and “super-spreaders” – RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE

Evidence is emerging suggesting that COVID-19 does not spread equally. A minority of infected individuals seem to spread the virus easily to many people, while most infected individuals spread it to few others or no one at all, likely through a combination of circumstance, environment, and possibly biology. Why is this, and what does it […]

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What Do Anti-Maskers Have in Common With Anti-Vaxxers? – VAXOPEDIA

    By Vincent Iannelli, MD / July 27, 2020  Are you really surprised that folks who are against vaccines are also against masks and social distancing? It probably doesn’t surprise you to learn that anti-maskers have an awful lot in common with anti-vaxxers. … Source: What Do Anti-Maskers Have in Common With Anti-Vaxxers? – VAXOPEDIA

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30 Years since the ADA was Enacted and We Still Have A Lot of Work To Do | Fierce Autie

In 2008, the ADA Amendments Act was signed into law and became effective on January 1, 2009. This made some changes to the original. The change in definition of disability applies to all titles of the law. Source: 30 Years since the ADA was Enacted and We Still Have A Lot of Work To Do