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July 22, 2013

The hip hop artist J.Cole apologized to the autism community for offensive lyrics in the recently released song "Jodeci Freestyle" by Drake and J.Cole. The apology follows an outcry by people with autism and their families.

In a post on his blog, J. Cole wrote:

July 11, 2013

In this recently posted YouTube music video, rapper and day habilitation specialist Marquis Julien performs “I am Abled,” a song inspired by his brother Mariano who has autism as well as all the young adults with special needs he works with at the Nyack Studio Arts day program run by services provider Jawonio in Nyack, New York.