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🚨 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION for the KWELI COLOR OF CHILDREN’S LITERATURE CONFERENCE ends TOMORROW (11/15)! #Kweli19 @kwelijournal

It’s THE BEST, but in case u need convincing (which you shouldn’t), here’s a thread of all the out of this world presenters:

kwelijournal.org/the-color-of-c…
Note: I learned last year that the list of luminaries is so impressive that this is going to take a while, so bear with me. 😉 #Kweli19
First up: SAMIRA AHMED, the world class author who won your hearts and minds with LOVE, HATE, & OTHER FILTERS and is about to do it again (and conquer Hollywood while she’s at it) with the powerful INTERNMENT. ❤️ @sam_aye_ahm #Kweli19
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1/Children & young people with autism and learning disabilities who could be living in the community with specialist support are languishing for years in Assessment & Treatment Units, some of them locked up 24/7 in isolation rooms, bec of severe financial pressure on Local Auths
2/ At the same time, private providers running these ATUs are raking in profits, being paid £452m per yr in what has become a market driven provision where autistic and LD people are little more than commodities
3/ This in spite of the fact that caring for them in the community would be far less expensive not to mention far better for the individuals concerned, their quality of life, their security and safety and their wellbeing
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