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Through Scarlett's Eyes guest post

I recently wrote a blog about the importance of allowing visually impaired children the freedom to learn from their mistakes which was published on Through Scarlett’s Eyes as part of their young persons voice month. 142 more words


Hearing test may identify autism risk - Medical News Today

Researchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech.

Source: Hearing test may identify autism risk – Medical News Today


Law Enforcement & Autism: Understanding is Needed

By Lisa Ackerman

Headlines regarding autism and law enforcement over the past months have been disturbing. In the last week, two headlines, in particular, grabbed the attention of any parent of a child with autism. 292 more words


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Government Hate Crime Action Plan does not go far enough to protect people with learning disabilities, says service provider chief | Learning Disability Today

The government’s Hate Crime Action Plan represents a positive step forward but does not go far enough to tackle hate crime perpetrated against those with a learning disability, the chief executive of a service provider has said. 24 more words


Student with dwarfism creating animation to tackle social prejudice, body-shaming and ‘heightism’ | DisabledGo News and Blog

A student with dwarfism is creating an animation to tackle the social prejudice and unwanted physical and verbal attention he gets because of his height. Chris Amor, from St John’s, Worcester, is working on the short film Living Jokes which he hopes to show at festivals and could be used by disability charities. 139 more words


School sends boy with autism touching letter after he failed his exams | DisabledGo News and Blog

An autistic boy who failed his SATs has been given a letter from his school praising his talents which the exams didn’t measure. Ben Twist was given the… 17 more words


Star’s frustration as boccia misses out – again – on live TV at Paralympics | DisabledGo News and Blog

One of the most experienced members of the British ParalympicsGB team has said he is “frustrated” and “disappointed” that his sport will not be televised live at the Rio Paralympic Games in September. 144 more words