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2017

“Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.” – William Shakespeare

Bill S was occasionally inclined to get a bit carried away about these things, but on New Year’s Eve you can see what he was getting at.

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New Year's Eve

Short story: "The Exemption Packet"

“The Exemption Packet,” by Rose Eveleth

Appeared in Terraform, August 31st, 2016

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Interesting look at a kid who seems to have autism or ADHD, and how they struggle with new technology. 43 more words

Twenty-first Century

EXPOSING THE DESPICABLE

I never thought things would get anywhere near as bad as they are.

I’m currently in a situation where two members of my own family who are just young children have been diagnosed with Autism. 794 more words

November 5: You Aughta Know This Week

It’s a world gone mad: indictments filed, ADHD explained, Donna Brazile torpedos Democratic candidates in two major elections on Tuesday and Putin wins again.

This Week in ADHD… 2,312 more words

Autism

I'm complicated 

We were playing a game with my niece yesterday and I realised that I’m just a very complicated person. I know that I’m definitely not the only one that there are many others who are, but it’s not just medically that I’m so complicated in!! 658 more words

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Short story: "Never Quiet Again"

“Never Quiet Again,” by Jess Zimmerman

Appeared in Catapult, May 12th, 2017; mentioned in the magazine’s submission guidelines as something they’re proud to have published… 61 more words

Twenty-first Century

No Matter What Happens, We Owe ADAPT Big Time

On Monday, the Senate held one, single, solitary hearing on the Graham-Cassidy bill. And the disability community was ready.

This was not the first time ADAPT had dozens of their members arrested for peacefully participating in the legislative process. 121 more words

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