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So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. | Eve Reiland

So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. Let me tell you some of what Autistics actually get: – Non-Autistics choosing other non-Autistics for their great Autism advocacy. No Autistics needed for these determinations. – A lot of blue light that represents Autism Speaks, not Autistic people. We light it up gold, or go […]

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Is Hiring Autistic Male Coders Neurodiversity Inclusion Or Exploitation?

The intersectional nuances of females and math, social economic status and computer skills are not yet widely represented in diversity specialist recruitment. Selecting candidates using only measures that are known to be questionable seems exploitative to me, not inclusive. Source: Is Hiring Autistic Male Coders Neurodiversity Inclusion Or Exploitation?

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Race was a factor in handcuffing of 6-year-old black girl in Mississauga school, tribunal says | CBC News

Peel police officers discriminated against a six-year-old black girl when they handcuffed her wrists behind her back and kept her restrained for nearly half an hour at a Mississauga, Ont., school, Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal says. Source: Race was a factor in handcuffing of 6-year-old black girl in Mississauga school, tribunal says | CBC News

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Bianca Saez: Young woman with severe Tourette’s becomes disability ambassador, Queensland news

A young Queensland woman with one of the world’s most severe cases of Tourette’s syndrome is using her life experience to help others.   Australia first met Bianca Saez on 60 Minutes more than a decade ago when the Sunshine Coast teenager and her family were grappling with the impacts of the disease.   The show caught […]

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Queens Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 9-Year-Old Girl With Autism – CBS New York

Police sources told CBS2 48-year-old Marc Scheibel forced the non-verbal student to touch his private area. Source: Queens Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing 9-Year-Old Girl With Autism – CBS New York

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Goddard school district responds after father says son handcuffed, bag put over head at school

A father says his 8-year-old son was handcuffed and a bag was put over his head as discipline after an incident at his elementary school. Source: Goddard school district responds after father says son handcuffed, bag put over head at school

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Derbyshire schoolboy forced to wet himself after being refused toilet break during lesson | The Star

A furious Derbyshire mum said she is “disgusted” after a secondary school refused to allow her son to use the toilet during a lesson, forcing him to wet himself. Source: Derbyshire schoolboy forced to wet himself after being refused toilet break during lesson | The Star