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November 14, 2013

Noted Self-Advocate Cuts Ties With Autism Speaks – Disability Scoop

A prominent self-advocate is resigning from his post with Autism Speaks citing “destructive” public statements from the organization's leadership and their disinterest in his ideas.

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July 24, 2013

Disability discrimination at St. Rita School in Marin Co., California

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The school rejected her son anyhow, because of his autism.

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Disability discrimination at St. Rita School in Marin Co., California

April 29, 2013

Neighbors Clash Over Blue Light Supporting Autism – Disability Scoop

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When a family installed a blue light outside their home to mark Autism Awareness Month, they never expected it to bring a backlash from one of their neighbors.

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February 27, 2013

NIMH Head Calls For Autism Unity – Disability Scoop

The nation's top mental health official is questioning what gains can be achieved by deep divisions currently entrenched in the autism community.

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January 19, 2013

Texas Tech University project aims to increase disability access …

A Texas Tech project aims to increase access to disability services for residents in Lubbock and 20 other counties in our area. The Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research was awarded a nearly $75,000 grant from ..

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December 14, 2012

Do parents of autistic children get disability SSI? – Parents' Discussion

I know a single mom who gets over $500/month social security disability because her 6 yr old daughter is autistic. She's high functioning and I've spent a lot of time with her and the only impact I see from her autism is that she ..

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November 20, 2012

On autism and disability: Bill and Chris Davis of FAR FROM THE TREE by Andrew Solomon

www.farfromthetree.com Bill Davis and his son Chris are subjects in the autism chapter of Andrew Solomon’s FAR FROM THE TREE: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

http://www.youtube.com/v/WvH1sDn3v3I?version=3&f=videos&app=youtube_gdata

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November 2, 2012

Autism & Disability Support Group Meeting on November 2 | The …

The Groton area Autism and Disability Support Group will meet on Friday, November 2, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. – noon in the Parent Resource Center in the Prescott School building on Main Street in Groton.

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October 2, 2012

DSM Autism Update May Have Little Impact, Study Finds – Disability …

In the largest study yet examining proposed changes to the autism diagnosis, researchers say far fewer people would be cut from the spectrum than previous studies have suggested.

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September 15, 2012

Aspies and disability definition

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My thoughts on what is a disability re Autism

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