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Archived | Autism Speaks: In Their Own Words: You’ve Got a Friend in Me | Circa November 13, 2009

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com  Fri, Nov 13, 2009, 7:30 AM to Genevieve e-Speaks || November 13, 2009 U.S. House Passes Health Insurance Reform Bill Containing Provision for Autism Insurance Reform Autism Speaks applauds the members of the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a health care reform bill that contains a provision that will prohibit discrimination in benefits against people with autism by including behavioral […]

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Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism a Focal Point | Circa November 6, 2009

Jennifer at Autism Speaks contactus@autismspeaks.org via sm1.kintera.com  Nov 6, 2009, 9:34 AM to Genevieve e-Speaks || November 6, 2009 Autism a Focal Point of the 2009 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting This year’s annual five-day Society for Neuroscience meeting brought together over 30,000 scientists and autism science featured prominently on the agenda. Multiple sessions were devoted solely to autism spectrum disorders, placing the challenges and unique features […]

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Jacksonville church holds Pride Prom after library controversy

Nearly 100 LGBTQ teenagers attended Pride Prom on Friday at The Buckman Bridge Universalist Church after the Jacksonville Public Library’s decision to cancel the event due to safety concerns. Source: Jacksonville church holds Pride Prom after library controversy

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LGBTQ prom canceled for safety reasons after Christians bombard event space with threatening calls / LGBTQ Nation

A far right religious extremist posted the phone number online and all hell broke loose …   A library in Jacksonville, Florida, canceled an LGBTQ youth event after it came under attack from online activists, including Elizabeth “Activist Mommy” Johnston. Source: LGBTQ prom canceled for safety reasons after Christians bombard event space with threatening calls […]

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In Their Own Words: You’ve Got a Friend in Me | Jennifer at Autism Speaks | Circa Nov 13, 2009

e-Speaks || November 13, 2009 U.S. House Passes Health Insurance Reform Bill Containing Provision for Autism Insurance Reform Autism Speaks applauds the members of the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a health care reform bill that contains a provision that will prohibit discrimination in benefits against people with autism by including behavioral health treatments as part of the essential […]