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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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There was a big legislative battle here in California last year, where the hell were you faux autism advocates? | LBRB | Circa October 26, 2016

By Matt Carey This past year we have been fighting a big battle here in California.  We were fighting to restore some of the services funding we’ve lost over the preceding years.  We were trying to get a 10% increase in services funding, which wouldn’t make up for what we’ve lost over the years, but […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa December 19, 2011

News8 new results for autism   Are you Autistic? Maybe, but Probably Not.FuturehealthBy Tsara Shelton (about the author) For the holidays I would love to spread a little understanding and a few autism answers. I have recently been surprised by the ongoing rumor that autism is sometimes just an excuse for bratty kids or bad parenting. …See all stories on this topic » […]

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Representatives Johnson and Cárdenas Introduce Strengthening Mental Health Supports for BIPOC Communities Act | Dallas Weekly

August 28, 2020 Press Release Today, Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson and Tony Cárdenas introduced the Strengthening Mental Health Supports for BIPOC Communities Act, legislation to improve access to health services for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to make critical advancements in health equity for communities of color […]

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How an unexpected collaboration led Utah to amend its discriminatory triage plan | TheHill

The disability community has a history of contention with the government over enforcing federal antidiscrimination mandates.  Clashes have often erupted between the parties. In 1977, disabled activists occupied the San Francisco Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) building for 28 days to protest the delay in enacting regulations to help implement Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (the […]

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#Vaxxed, reviewed: What happened outside of the movie. – Violent metaphors | Circa June 13, 2016

This is part II of our series on the movie “Vaxxed”, which Colin, my sister Julie, and I saw in Kansas City on June 11. In part I, Colin focused on some of the factual inaccuracies of the movie. He talked about how a person attending the movie would have walked away with an extremely distorted […]

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#Vaxxed, reviewed: What happened inside the movie – Violent metaphors | Circa June 13, 2016

by Jennifer Raff Jennifer and I saw Vaxxed in Kansas City on June 11, along with her sister Julie. We have a lot of observations and thoughts about the movie, so we’ll probably be doing several articles discussing the film itself, the audience’s reaction to it, the protestors, our responses, and a lot more. Jenny’s […]