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It's time to stop thinking of autism as a disorder that only affects little boys. I would like to bring to your attention that an alarming number of autistic adult females and autistic transmen are ...
by CinderMcDonald
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 11:48 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Disclaimer: I'm not a good writer. I became disabled due to a stroke-like event 12 years ago. Despite my best efforts and use of spell-checkers, I skip words, mess up verb tenses and sometimes ...
by CinderMcDonald
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 01:44 PM PDT with 137 Recommends
As I stated in my introductory post, my name is Don Shaw and I'm running in Virginia's 13th House District. I believe that the residents deserve a Delegate who will represent their interests in ...
by DonShaw
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 04:51 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
By now, you all know who Bob Marshall is. He's the Virginia Delegate from the 13th District who has brought you such gems as: -- He stated that special needs children are a result of God's ...
by DonShaw
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 11:04 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
THIS JUST GOT REAL PERSONAL TO THIS FAMILY !!! I am shaking as I write this ! whatgodmade just called me. Her 8 year old came home from a special needs school today covered in bruises as he ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 03:28 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
If you are a Wisconsin GOP legislator these days, the most important lesson you have been taught by your leaders is never to tell anyone what you're up to, especially your constituents or the ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 07:53 AM PST with 101 Recommends
Christie's Bridghazi scandal is about money and union busting. The earlier notion that it was about a political endorsement went away yesterday at the Christie press conference. Mayor Sokolich was ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 11:18 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Christie admitted at his press conference that he had not sought Mayor Sokolich's endorsement. Getting revenge on Fort Lee for a non-endorsement was a fantasy. That never was a factor. Let's get ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 04:18 PM PST with 48 Recommends
CHICAGO— The education of students with disabilities and race discrimination are the subjects of two class action lawsuits filed today in federal court against the Chicago Board of Education by ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 01:35 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Last year, an impromptu KosAbility Caucus asked me to help coordinate NN13 for individuals with special needs. I am working with Eric at Netroots Nation to solve a few problems including finding a ...
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 02:41 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Last year, an impromptu KosAbility Caucus asked me to help coordinate NN13 for individuals with special needs. I am working with Eric at Netroots Nation to solve a few problems including finding a ...
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 03:18 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
A Chicago special-ed teacher is in hot water for allegedly physically abusing her students. The abuse came to light after one of her students, a seven-year-old, made some drawings to show what he ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 06:57 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Wisconsin is full of Concerned Citizens these days - according to Governor Scott Walker's office, at least. I've been in communication with one such Concerned Citizen who is hopping mad about a ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 06:15 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
My son, who will be 28 next month, suffers from fetal alcohol syndrome and some form of mental illness difficult to diagnose because he also has a substance abuse disorder. And since he was adopted ...
by ramara
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Sit down Paul. Explain your plan. Explain what your end goal is. Explain what you want to do with the special needs kids in america. Explain how your plan cuts the basic safety net for the kids in ...
by luckyguyjoe
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 05:40 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I know we have many tragedies being reported today (now) here on DK. I am still in a bit of a shock myself of what happened in my home around 11PM . Whatgodmade..as you know is my IRL best friend.
by Vetwife
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 06:04 AM PDT with 193 Recommends
So, one of my Kossack vet buddies sent me this via email. What the Hell? We know Bush / Cheney ushered in a world of torture but this? This goes beyond the pale. Special needs kids being ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 193 comments on Sat May 05, 2012 at 07:05 PM PDT with 178 Recommends
I wrote part of this diary on April 2nd, which was World Autism Awareness Day, but wouldn't you know it, life got in my way and prevented me from finishing it and publishing it on the 2nd. I ...
by coquiero
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Apr 04, 2012 at 07:46 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
Earlier today, Rick Santorum did an awfully good job of proving why he has no business being president. But earlier this week, he and his wife, Karen, proved that they are despicable human beings ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 11:51 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Last week, an absolutely horrifying incident happened in a central Kentucky school. Nine-year-old Chris Baker has autism, and is enrolled in a special program at Mercer County Intermediate School ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 03:07 PM PST with 45 Recommends