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By Louise Kinross

Here's the January issue of BLOOM! Here are some quotes to draw you into the content:

1. From a Black autistic mother homeschooling two autistic teens in Texas on why she wrote a children’s book: “There weren't many children's books that had BIPOC characters in the first place, and the ones that talked about disability were very stiff.” (Check Trailblazer)

2. From our new director of the Bloorview Research Institute: “Those [diagnostic] silos are hurting and they're not even true to biology. They're hurting our advocacy and hurting how we build health care for a lot of kids that have needs that cut across conditions. When you exclude some kids and include some kids it creates inequity.” (Check ResearchHits)

3. From a senior scientist and former director of the Bloorview Research Institute, talking about a speech David Onley gave: “…He didn't want us to remember him as a mighty lieutenant-governor or a well-known journalist, but as a man who needed help getting up three steps.” (Check InTheNews).

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