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Communal Cherub Acapellas: An account of being autistic and LGBTQ+

16:55 30th June 2020 by George Morl   This personal ‘episodic’ account and manifesto discusses the ways in which sexuality and Neurodivergence may be experientially related… does solitude have to be a negative venture? Pride celebrations over the summer also include International Disability Day and Autistic Pride. Though separate events, together these encourage solidarity in the ways […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 17, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJun 17, 2010, 9:30 PM Google News Alert for: autism Preliminary settlement reached in autism lawsuitLos Angeles TimesBy Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times Families of children with autism in eastern Los Angeles County appear to have prevailed in a fight to maintain state …See all stories on this […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 10, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJun 10, 2010, 9:35 PM Google News Alert for: autism Big study identifies new genes that may be involved in autismLos Angeles Times (blog)A large international consortium of authors (including some at UCLA) have identified new genes that appear to be involved in autism somehow. …See all stories […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 10, 2019

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeJun 10, 2019, 12:07 PMto me GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ June 10, 2019NEWS Large survey of children hints at true autism prevalence in VietnamSpectrumThe study is part of a rare effort to systematically determine the prevalence of autism in the country and may represent the most accurate estimate […]

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Anti-vaxxers seize virus moment to spread fake news

The vaccine will inject you with an electronic chip, poison you, make you sick, they say. A list of substances with scary-sounding names — phenoxyethanol, potassium chloride — said to be found in toxic quantities in vaccines (which is not true) has been shared thousands of times on Facebook since Source: Anti-vaxxers seize virus moment […]

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Anti-vaxxers bullying slows public health efforts against Covid-19 – STAT

By RICHARD PAN JUNE 26, 2020 Public health officials are facing escalating threats and intimidation from anti-vaccine extremists that interfere with the U.S.’s recovery from Covid-19. False claims. Racist and violent memes. Threats. Physical attacks. Public health advocates across the country face these and more from anti-vaccine extremists when they try to enact policies to halt […]

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Texas should implement full lockdown and social distancing measures amid surge in coronavirus cases, doctor says | TheHill

Peter Hotez, the dean of the School of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, has called the situation in Texas “the greatest public health failure in the history of the nation.”   Story at a glance Texas on Tuesday reported more than 5,000 cases of COVID-19 over a 24-hour period, marking a new […]