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“We need to start to think about the impact of our society on our children.”—Sen. Bernie Sanders.
“It’s not just a social problem.
It’s a health problem.
You cannot have a society that puts people at risk of this type of disease.”—U.
S, center channel speaker.
The U.N. World Health Organization says autism spectrum disorders affect more than two million people worldwide, affecting more than 50 per cent of children.
“I think we’ve seen a tremendous shift in our society since the mid-1990s.
And we need to think critically about what we are doing as a society to help people, and we need the resources to do it.”—Center Channel speaker, Moxie Showerhead.
A woman in a wheelchair sits in a room with a video camera and a sign reading, “The video is only for people who want to see it.
I’m here to watch.”
“You’re a woman.
You can’t just say, ‘Oh, I’m a woman.’
You have to talk about it.”
—Center Channel, Moxy Showerface, Mandy Shower.
“It’s about empathy.
It is not about race.
It isn’t about gender.
It doesn’t have to be that way.”—Moxie, Center Channel, and Mandy, Center channel speaker with autism.
She has a long way to go.
When asked if she has found support from others, she laughs.
“Oh, yeah, there’s a lot of people who are supportive.
It feels good to see that.”
“I’ve been really lucky.
There’s a bunch of people around who are like, ‘Hey, you’re a mother, I respect you, and I love you.'”
Moxi Shower face, Maxy Shower Face, Mxyzptlx Shower, Mxzpt, and moxie.
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