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Labour to appoint shadow minister for neurodiversity and develop autism manifesto | The Independent

Labour will appoint a shadow minister for neurodiversity in a bid to improve its policies around autism and other behavioral differences. The announcement follows an open letter to Jeremy Corbyn by Source: Labour to appoint shadow minister for neurodiversity and develop autism manifesto | The Independent

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Labour Party Autism / Neurodiversity Manifesto: Final Draft Version (2018) – Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

The Manifesto is structured as follows: Our key principles The realities of our current situation Policies to challenge discrimination and inequality 1. Key principles Our key principles are: • The social model of disability: Disability is caused by society creating barriers to the equal participation of impaired (or neurologically different) people. • The neurodiversity approach: […]

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As Seen on Facebook | For five years I’ve campaigned and fought against autistic abuse, reporting parents abusing their children with quack treatments to the police and social services. | Emma Dalmayne

Today I make my way to Brighton with fellow AIM director Jenny Payne. For five years I’ve campaigned and fought against autistic abuse, reporting parents abusing their children with quack treatments to the police and social services. Reporting sellers of MMS bleach and GcMAF to Trading Standards. https://www.independent.co.uk/…/autism-potentially-lethal-b… https://www.thetimes.co.uk/…/parents-buying-bleach-cure-for… https://www.mirror.co.uk/…/brit-kids-forced-drink-bleach-11… https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jul/13/fake-cures-autism-prove-deadly?fbclid=IwAR0Sd6AE-NxSYPvkruDTULrkBpJYIOsR5BIZEDOV5r_CyeRNY53BVB90BQM The Labour Party has been […]