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Welcome Spectrums readers! We are excited to announce that the Summer 2017 issue has arrived. We have 10,000 print copies of the Summer 2017 issue of Spectrums Magazine to be distributed by mail to subscribers and to over 400 locations in the Portland metro and Southwest Washington area during July 2017. 


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Featured articles include:

Passion Projects • Division in the Autism Community • We Know Who We Are (Stories from the Spectrum)• Stephen’s Place • To Disclose or Not to Disclose • 7 Sensory Friendly Summer Activities • That Great New Library Card Smell • Transportation and Special Education Students • Creating Visuals Instantly for Unpredictable Activities • Human Trafficking – Protecting our Most Vulnerable • Realities of Being an Autistic Therapist • Provider Partner Directory • Autism Empowerment Events