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Before You Sticker Autistics: Reality Snapshot of Autistic, Divergent & Disabled Stigma & Abuse

The abuse towards Autistic, Divergent and Disabled people is unGodly and common. Before we talk about identifying ourselves on government ID, being added to registry lists and so forth — take a look at what I see day in and day out. Headlines of how we’re treated by loved ones, caregivers, school employees, teachers, law […]

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Horrifying footage shows autistic schoolboy being punched to the ground in Blackpool | Stock Daily Dish

This is the horrifying moment an autistic teenager was punched and kicked to the ground on his way home from school. Unity Academy Blackpool pupil Leon Hyham, 13, was chased down and attacked as he tried to take refuge in a stranger‘s driveway on Monday. Source: Horrifying footage shows autistic schoolboy being punched to the ground […]

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Operation Snow White | A 1970s criminal conspiracy by the Church of Scientology | wikipedia

Scientology building in Los Angeles, California. Grand Jury Charges, Introduction, “United States of America v. Mary Sue Hubbard“, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 1979. Operation Snow White was a criminal conspiracy by the Church of Scientology during the 1970s to purge unfavorable records about Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. This project included a series of infiltrations […]

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Opinion: Bill would foster understanding between police and those with autism | with Note From Eve

“As a person with autism, I know firsthand the need to address these situations — I’ve lived them.” In our ongoing efforts to help people with autism navigate an ever-changing world, we have often focused our attention on the everyday tasks — such as education and employment opportunities. But if we are to continue to […]

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Child with autism left alone on NC school bus | myfox8.com

DUPLIN COUNTY, N.C. — A 7-year-old student with autism was left alone on a school bus for multiple hours in Duplin County Thursday, WITN reports.Jaysha Gray says her daughter was alone on the bus for around 6 hours.She says she dropped her daughter off at a day care facility and the employees then put her […]

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N.B. Education Minister says anti-vaxxers are ‘immoral’ and ‘dishonest’ – HalifaxToday.ca

On Friday, New Brunswick introduced a bill that will make vaccinations mandatory for schoolchildren. Source: N.B. Education Minister says anti-vaxxers are ‘immoral’ and ‘dishonest’ – HalifaxToday.ca

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A baby kept on a vegan diet died. His parents have been arrested on a manslaughter charge. – SFGate

The parents of an 18-month-old boy who died in September from malnourishment have been arrested by Florida police on charges of manslaughter and child neglect. Source: A baby kept on a vegan diet died. His parents have been arrested on a manslaughter charge. – SFGate