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Government programs, people look to expand autism services – The Daily Targum

“The societal lack of understanding on what autism actually means is also a huge part of the problem. So good legislation is extremely important. Parents are an instrumental part of making that happen. But I do think that autistic people should play as big a role as possible considering these issues most directly affect them […]

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UW professor discusses importance of understanding diagnosis of autism in higher education · The Badger Herald

Increasing understanding is becoming more important as autism diagnoses are on rise Source: UW professor discusses importance of understanding diagnosis of autism in higher education · The Badger Herald

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Government’s $1.8 Billion Funding of Autism Research Does Not Do Enough to Address the Diagnosis Gender Gap, Say Experts

The Autism CARES Act of 2019 will see funding go towards people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families—a package that will be spread out over a five-year period. Source: Government’s $1.8 Billion Funding of Autism Research Does Not Do Enough to Address the Diagnosis Gender Gap, Say Experts

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Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Talkin’ The Autism Cares Act 2019 | Eve Reiland

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Talkin the autism cares act Laura Ivanova Smith · 0:31 I am big fan of cannabis as will Laura Ivanova Smith · 0:24 That epic Cassie Crosman · 1:18:29 The next reauthorization isn’t until 2024. Will they listen to us then? Eve Reiland · 0:08 how can they pass legislation for us without representation? Amy Doran · 3:11 This is how I deal with my mind and […]

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US Senator Bob Menendez States It’s A “No Brainer” To Want A Cure for Autism | Autism Cares Act 2019

Source: https://www.facebook.com/IntheLoopAboutNeurodiversity/photos/a.974237849631599/1135056846883031/?type=3&theater In the Loop About Neurodiversity· October 3 ·  ⚠️Content warning: Ableist cure rhetoric about Autism CARES (formerly the Combating Autism Act). Edit: This email was not sent to me, but was an email sent to a family member of mine who signed up for email alerts from Senator Bob Menendez. I retracted this person’s name in […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Analysis of Autism Cares Act of 2019

  Source: Fierce Autistic Advocate: Anlysis of Autism Cares Act of 2019 Autism Cares Act was formally called Combating Autism Act. Advocates such as myself, protested that name so they changed the name. It was a renewal of the act from 2014. I will take it apart, piece by piece. Original text will be in […]

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About The Autism Cares Act | In the Loop About Neurodiversity

  In the Loop About Neurodiversity · October 2 ·      The Autism CARES Act was officially signed into law by President Trump. This is not good news for the autistic community, but Autism Speaks and the Autism Society of America, both harmul “autism charities” who have little to no autistic people involved in their organizations, […]