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Opinion: Thom Tillis, Republicans No Friends to People with Disabilities

  [caption id="attachment_32425" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (Image courtesy of liberalamerica.org)[/caption] It is a dead heat in the North Carolina Senate election. Senator Kay Hagan and North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis have been running neck and neck since the start. Right-wing groups have recently tried to court a demographic that has often been at odds with the Republican Party: Parents of people with disabilities. In a recent ad, Carolina Rising touted that
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Why You Shouldn’t Participate In Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month and on April 2nd was World Autism Day. Yet, why is that a blog from Psychology Today  titled"I'm Not Participating in Autism Awareness Month" gets it right? The title would have benefited if the title had added and"neither should you." If there is a story about an individual with Autism it's almost always portrayed in a negative context in the mainstream media. For example a priest banning a 13-year old from church, a
Featured Front Page Health & Fitness Spotlight

Why You Shouldn’t Participate In Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month and on April 2nd was World Autism Day. Yet, why is that a blog from Psychology Today  titled"I'm Not Participating in Autism Awareness Month" gets it right? The title would have benefited if the title had added and"neither should you." If there is a story about an individual with Autism it's almost always portrayed in a negative context in the mainstream media. For example, a priest banning a 13-year old from church,