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This beauty queen's message is autism acceptance | The Art of Autism

Amanda Ross desires to be Miss New Jersey so she can help people with autism like her brother and create an understanding of neurodiversity. Amanda Rae Ross’ younger brother is autistic. 56 more words



I saw on the news that a 10 year old autistic boy was arrested for kicking his teacher. As an autism ambassador, I am completely appalled by how the so-called police handled the situation. 106 more words

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Thousands of patients could be forced into care homes due to CCG cuts | News | Health Service Journal

Thousands of patients could be forced into residential care as a result of clinical commissioning groups restricting funding for care at home, data shared with HSJ reveals. 18 more words


Sometimes, It Hurts.

And so, after painting all the pictures and doing all the puzzles, Isla and I went out.

We’ve paved around the house so we can have races and stuff, so there’s that. 192 more words


The Truth Behind the Smile. 

I’m forever telling people, don’t judge a book by its cover because so so many disabilities are invisible. This isn’t just something I preach on my blog. 1,107 more words


What It's Like to Juggle a Full-Time Illness and a Full-Time Career

Happy Wednesday, everyone!

Exciting news: the article I wrote recently for the fantastic Spring.st website got published today! It’s an essay about what it’s like trying to work while having a chronic illness. 20 more words