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Cher Offers to Pay Legal Fees for Black Security Guard Fired for Telling Student to Stop Calling Him N-Word

She’s a half-breed with a heart of gold. Source: Cher Offers to Pay Legal Fees for Black Security Guard Fired for Telling Student to Stop Calling Him N-Word

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Who Are The Autistic Cooperative? | Video

Who Are The Autistic Cooperative? Colloquially known as TAC, The Autistic Cooperative was established officially on November 3rd 2017, by Kieran Rose, an Autistic Advocate and Activist, Writer and Speaker from the United Kingdom. & John Greally, an Autistic Advocate and Activist from New Zealand, and co-founder of ASAN AUNZ, ASNZ and Âutistic ûnion. The […]

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The Autistic Front … A Brief Introduction | Video

A Super Brief Introduction to Anti-Vaxxers.

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Mentally Ill Access To Treatment & Family Involvement | Video

1 in 5 adults experiences mental illness in a given year (www.namica.org) • Only 41% of adults in the U.S. with a mental health condition received mental health services in the past year. Among adults with serious mental illness the percentage is higher: 62.9%. • Treatment should be collaborative and family members are a central […]

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Mental Illness & Criminal Justice | Video

Roughly one-third of inmates in California’s jails suffer from serious mental illness. (info via http://www.namica.org)  70% of youth in juvenile justice systems have at least one mental health condition and at least 20% live with a serious mental illness.  Individuals living with mental illness are overrepresented in the criminal justice system, which do […]

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Autism Inclusion or Autistic Exclusion: Can You Tell The Difference? | Video

Autism Inclusion or Autistic Exclusion: Can You Tell The Difference?

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Mental Illness & Housing Info | Video

California has the largest number of homeless veterans in the United States at 24% of the total population in our nation. (www.namica.org) 50% of California’s veterans live with serious mental illness  26% of homeless adults staying in shelters live with serious mental illness and 46% live with severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. […]