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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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Definitions of The Models of Disability – Disabled World

Glossary list of definitions and explanations of the Models of Disability in society today Source: Definitions of The Models of Disability – Disabled World

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We Exist As Friction – Ryan Boren

I highly recommend Liz Jackson’s episode of UX Cake, Changing the Disability Design Narrative, to all designers, tech workers, and educators. Selected quotes: …how do we insert somebody with a disability studies background into a design space so they can start asking the hard questions and the right questions so that we can get past this — this […]

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Autism $peaks | Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  (Redirected from Autism speaks)Jump to navigationJump to search Founded February 11, 2005; 13 years ago[1] Founders Bob Wright,Suzanne Wright[2] Merger of National Alliance for Autism Research,[3]Cure Autism Now[4] Tax ID no. 20-2329938[5] Legal status 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Headquarters New York City[5] Coordinates 40.7477494°N 73.9843983°WCoordinates: 40.7477494°N 73.9843983°W Services Research, awareness, family services, advocacy.[5] President, Chief Executive Officer Angela […]