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LA parent voice: How to find what your autistic child needs to get to college | LA School Report

Lisette Duarte, project director of the Parent Empowerment Project of the Autism Society of Los Angeles, knows first-hand that families with autistic children face more than just a lack of awareness about their needs. In order to be her son’s best advocate, she left her job and even was homeless for a time. “I had to quit […]

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St. Pete Police locate missing teen with autism – abcactionnews.com WFTS-TV

St. Pete Police have located a missing teen who has autism. Source: St. Pete Police locate missing teen with autism – abcactionnews.com WFTS-TV

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Autistic Spoken Word: Eve Reiland reads a piece she wrote dedicated to Whitney Ellenby, author of “Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back The Curtain.” | #elmomom

Autistic Spoken Word Activist Reads “Ever Have A Sensory Overload Meltdown in Public?” PT.1 : Intro Eve Reiland, prepares to read a piece she wrote dedicated to Whitney Ellenby, author of “Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back The Curtain.” aka #elmomom Eve Reiland, reads a piece she wrote dedicated to Whitney Ellenby, author of “Autism Uncensored: Pulling […]

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AUTISM NETWORK INTERNATIONAL: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMMUNITY AND ITS CULTURE | Jim Sinclair (2005)

http://www.autreat.com/History_of_ANI.html By Jim Sinclair © January 2005 The American Heritage(r) Dictionary of the English Language (2000) defines “community” in part as: A group of people having common interests,” “A group viewed as forming a distinct segment of society,” “Similarity or identity” and “Sharing, participation, and fellowship.” Its entries for “culture” include “The totality of socially transmitted […]

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Peers at the Table Campaign Update | Ashli Moore

For those who need a brief refresher, Peers at the Table is a neurodiversity civil rights campaign advocating for peer-led wellness centers in the community and peer support specialist staffing in mental healthcare. Peers at the Table started in early 2017 as a response to Blue Sky Wellness Center in Fresno, CA, cutting vital services […]

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Girl Tells the World That Down Syndrome Is ‘Not Scary’ – YouTube

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The Mums Behind the Viral ‘A Thousand Years’ Down’s Syndrome Video | This Morning – YouTube

This Morning Published on Mar 20, 2018 SUBSCRIBE 609K Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF A video of 50 mums lip-syncing and signing Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’ alongside their children with Down’s Syndrome, has been viewed millions of times and was released to support World Down Syndrome Day with the hashtag #WouldntChangeAThing. Rebecca Carless shares how […]