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"… It has only been about 50 years (if that) since it has become expected for parents to raise their disabled children in the community … | Your Privilege Is Showing

Your Privilege Is Showing November 26, 2018 ·  This is a perspective I hadn’t considered. Thread: https://twitter.com/crippledsch…/status/1062122008891351040… “I really need to remind the general public that it has only been about 50 years (if that) since it has become expected for parents to raise their disabled children in the community instead of just depositing us in institutions […]

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I see first hand the damage ‘person WITH autism’ does. | Emma Dalmayne

Emma Dalmayne@EDalmayne I see first hand the damage ‘person WITH autism’ does. I see the parents who bleach, who display their child’s bowel lining on plates because little Johnny ‘has autism’ but after doses of enemas and oral solutions for months at a time topped up with GcMAF & a bit of 1/32:34 AM · […]

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As Seen On Twitter | “You calling them Autistics instead of people who have autism have defined ALL people on the spectrum as being nothing more than that. Shame on you. …” | PFL Strikes Again

  Oh my god its people who have autism not f***ing Autistics. I can’t believe someone who is actually trying to drum up support for Autism awareness could be so clueless. – Tracy Roberts

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Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

(Reuters) – A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. Source: Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter | News […]

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Russian trolls fueled anti-vaccination debate, study finds – WCBI TV | Your News Leader

Russian Twitter trolls have attempted to fuel the anti-vaccination debate in the U.S., posting about the issue far more than the average Twitter user last year, a study out of George Washington University has found. The “sophisticated” bots shared opinions from both sides of the anti-vaxxer debate, which took the U.S. by storm and prompted tech […]

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Twitter’s New Vaccine Feature Won’t Stop Anti-Vaxxers – VICE

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough? Source: Twitter’s New Vaccine Feature Won’t Stop Anti-Vaxxers – VICE

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As Seen On Facebook: Bleach and Autistic Abuse Pusher, Dianne Thompson (@djt10), Twitter Account Suspended 

Oh noes, Dianne Thompson, well-known quack and bleach pusher on vulnerable parents of autistics, hate monger and inciter against autistics, and vicious. vicious. vicous. Nice to see some support on getting these folks removed from platforms … autistics been reporting for years and … crickets. Now we’re getting somewhere. Thank you everyone listening, dealing with […]