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Autism And Homelessness Toolkit | UK | Circa April 2019

Introduction There is increasing awareness that autistic people maybe at higher risk of homelessness. This has not previously been recognised, and as a result services may not be meeting the different needs of autistic people experiencing homelessness.Autism is a lifelong disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. It is likely […]

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Disability Community Joint Letter on ICE Forced Sterilizations

  September 24, 2020 This document is available as a PDF here. September 24, 2020  The Honorable Chad F. Wolf Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Washington, DC 20528  Kenneth CuccinelliSenior Official Performing the Duties of the DirectorU.S. Citizenship and Immigration ServicesDepartment of Homeland Security20 Massachusetts Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20529 The Honorable Joseph V. Cuffari Inspector GeneralDepartment of Homeland Security 245 […]

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The High Stakes Of Unemployment And Inclusive Hiring

By Nancy Doyle I became an occupational psychologist because I wanted to make things better for as many people as possible. As a child and teen in the recessions of the 80s and 90s, I saw first hand the enormous burden of workplace exclusion and the damage it did to psyches. In my studies I […]

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VIDEOS: Justice For Osime Brown Campaign | Paul Wady

Justice for Osime Brown Campaign Published September 5, 2020 | Paul Wady Autistic Inclusive Meets joined forces with the Justice for Osime Brown campaign at an Extinction Rebellion protest at the treatment of asylum seekers outside the Home Office, Whitehall on the 4th of September 2020. Janine Booth, Emma Dalmayne, Osime’s family and the Labour […]

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Official Statement about the Autistic Child being Shot by Police in Utah | Autistic Inclusive Meets USA

Trigger Warning: An Autistic child is shown injured after being shot by law enforcement. Video, images and interviews include injured child and traumatized parent. Sensory Warning: Flashing lights start in this video at 38 seconds. Autistic Inclusive Meets USA strongly condemns actions taken by Utah law enforcement officers during a crisis intervention call that led […]

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Systemic understaffing, mental illness stigma played role in prison birth, lawsuit alleges

New Britain — Tianna Laboy spent nearly 30 days at an inpatient mental health treatment program before she was admitted to York Correctional Institution in August 2017. When she arrived at the Niantic prison, officials put her in the mental health infirmary. New filings in her civil lawsuit allege that her placement there “guaranteed she would be […]

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California Aims To Flex Market Power On Prescription Drugs – CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Monday moved to use the most populous state’s market power to lower the cost and increase the availability of prescription drugs for its nearly 40 million residents, with supporters citing the coronavirus pandemic as proof that more is needed to reduce shortages in drugs and other medical supplies. […]