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Maine Voters Consider U-Turn On Vaccine Exemptions | California Healthline

States tried to tighten vaccine requirements last year in the midst of measles outbreaks, but a backlash against a tougher law in Maine put a referendum on the ballot there. Voters weigh in on Supe… Source: Maine Voters Consider U-Turn On Vaccine Exemptions | California Healthline

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Disability policies highlight major differences among U.S. presidential hopefuls | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Most of the top contenders for the U.S. Democratic presidential nomination have released comprehensive plans for disability policies. To a one, the policies call greater attention than in past elections to problems that affect people with disabilities — including those with autism. Source: Disability policies highlight major differences among U.S. presidential hopefuls | Spectrum | […]

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Life skills classes for Autistics need to include how to be arrested & ask for a lawyer | Eve Reiland

Life skills classes for Autistics need to include how to be arrested, how to manage triggers/stress and how to ask for a lawyer if being questioned. Parents of Autistics need to be EDUCATED on how to speak to 911 and other support for their children so they don’t set them UP for failure, and create […]

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5-year-old boy with autism missing in Montcalm County | WOODTV.com

Troopers are searching for a 5-year-old boy with autism who went missing in the Six Lakes area Wednesday afternoon. Source: 5-year-old boy with autism missing in Montcalm County | WOODTV.com

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Woman who abandoned autistic grandson facing new charges

An Oklahoma woman accused of leaving her grandson who has autism at a Kansas rest stop faces new charges in a third state. Source: Woman who abandoned autistic grandson facing new charges

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Mum of twins with Down’s syndrome is ‘offered an abortion six times by doctors’ – Mirror Online

Mum-of-four Rachael Prescott, from Oregon, US, said that she was bombarded condolences for her twins Charlotte and Annette’s condition during her pregnancy – they are now healthy one-year-olds Source: Mum of twins with Down’s syndrome is ‘offered an abortion six times by doctors’ – Mirror Online

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As an autistic woman, the disability question at the Democratic debate finally made me feel seen

History was made at Thursday’s Democratic debate in Los Angeles, when Politico correspondent Tim Alberta asked a question about integrating people with disabilities into their communities and the workforce. For the 61 million American adults with disabilities, it was the first time ever that they’d seen themselves reflected in the questions asked of the candidates seeking […]