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Student org reckons with mental health concerns

The month of September is Suicide Prevention Month. It’s a time for students, community members, mental health advocates and organizations to come together to promote suicide prevention awareness. Student organizations are making a push to promote mental wellness on Auburn’s campus. TJ Annerino,  senior in political science and government, is co-president of Auburn’s chapter of […]

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas. The court, in a statement, said Ginsburg died at her home in Washington, D.C., surrounded by family. She […]

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Chronic pain sufferer Daisy Hoskins finally gets diagnosis after decades of doubt

Daisy Hoskins lives with chronic pain and has spent her life trying to find out why. As a child, she would go to hospital with severe muscle soreness only to be told her pain was imaginary. Ever since, medical professionals have dismissed her suffering as a result of weight gain and poor mental health. One […]

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The Doctor Who Fooled the World by Brian Deer, review — how a Sunday Times reporter exposed anti-vaxxer Andrew Wakefield

Uncovering the truth about the physician’s false MMR vaccine claims Brian Deer’s definitive account of Andrew Wakefield’s fraudulent attempt to link the onset of autism in children with the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine could not be better timed. This might seem an odd thing to say: Wakefield was struck off by the General […]

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VIDEOS: Justice For Osime Brown Campaign | Paul Wady

Justice for Osime Brown Campaign Published September 5, 2020 | Paul Wady Autistic Inclusive Meets joined forces with the Justice for Osime Brown campaign at an Extinction Rebellion protest at the treatment of asylum seekers outside the Home Office, Whitehall on the 4th of September 2020. Janine Booth, Emma Dalmayne, Osime’s family and the Labour […]

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Statement about the Shooting of the 13. year old Autistic Teen in Utah | Fierce Autistics And Allies

TRIGGER WARNING!!! An Autistic child is shown injured after being shot by law enforcement. Video, images and interviews include injured child and traumatized parent. Here at Fierce Autistics and Allies, we condemn the shooting of 13 year old Linden Cameron. His mother called the police in Gendale, Utah for help because he was running away […]

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Neurodiversity in the Mainstream News | Neurodiversity News

With Steve Silberman’s NeuroTribes having been released in 2015, it seems that the Neurodiversity Movement had reached a new chapter in its development. As a result, the concept of neurodiversity has slowly permeated into the mainstream media. A great piece of evidence that proves that notion is Lilia Luciano’s article (and video accompanying it), “Adults with Autism: […]