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Autism Self-Advocate Wins Access to Care with Help of Social Media

Autism Self-Advocate Fights For, Wins, Access To Care

The unacceptable state of equal access to healthcare for citizens with developmental disabilities

In a time when many are already concerned about the government’s overreaching, most don’t realize how far that reach already goes for individuals with developmental disabilities. 553 more words

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Autism Self-Advocate Fights for Access to Care

Nathan Young of Fortuna, California who is diagnosed with autism is self-advocating for preventive care within the Redwood Coast Regional Centers catchment area. Humboldt Medical Group originally referred Nathan for an EEG test. 559 more words

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Solitary Boy with Autism Tricked Into Friendship Ends in Jail

The police department in Temecula, California are using tactics against students with special needs that include tricking the susceptible minors into friendships with intent to put them in jail. 192 more words

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Girl Pleads Guilty to Taping and Abusing Person with Autism

A seventeen year old girl has been accused of assaulting an individual with autism and videotaping it. The judge in this case made the decision to charge the girl as a minor, for which the young lady, with her parents and lawyers, plead guilty. 100 more words

Autism In The News