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Imagining a World without Stigma for Autism, Mental Illness

From the Duke Research Blog:  Can you imagine a world without stigma? Where a diagnosis of autism or schizophrenia didn’t inevitably stick people with permanent labels of “handicap,” “abnormal,” “disturbed,” or “dependent”?

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450 'Excite Their Neurons' at DIBS Discovery Day

More than 400 children and adults of all ages attended the 2018 Discovery Day at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. Youngsters crowded around tables featuring preserved brains and brain slices, eager to touch an actual human brain.

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