Watch how this works -- First the inspirational feel-good news story about an employed Autistic wearing -- none other -- Autism Speaks Partner's Logo, Home Depot. The emotional power behind Autistic feel-good stories is incredible for free and viral marketing. Makes it great to send out press releases to all media promoting partnerships, and grabbing even … Continue reading #AutisticSilencers | The Spin Cycle of Autism Speaks & Partners Marketing
Job interviews can be especially hard if you’re autistic. A Microsoft effort aimed at a wider spectrum of the workforce wants to solve that. Source: Microsoft Wants Autistic Coders. Can It Find Them And Keep Them?
It's good for business, they say: Adding 'neurodiversity' means bringing in employees with particularly coveted skills. Source: Why Microsoft, Chase and Others Are Hiring More People With Autism
We encourage all to read “Neuro Tribes” as well as “A Different Key,” by John Donvan and Caren Zucker, who also write passionately about autism and its history. These three authors will be speaking at our national conference this July-and we encourage those who can make it to New Orleans to listen and learn. Source: … Continue reading Autism Society Statement on Autism Society San Francisco – Autism Society
I’d like to respond to “Autistic Advocates Clash with Autism Parents at Government Committee Meeting” by saying this: No one, and I mean no one, should be talking about what’s best for me besides m… Source: No One Should be Talking About What’s Best for Me Besides Me | NOS Magazine
Eve's personal note: I believe this is a good example of Autistic communications with uninformed Neurotypical advocates. I'm told I speak plain and direct. I know often I present facts and it's received by a neurotypical as an emotion. Yes, I have emotion, because the facts piss me off. No, my mind is not going … Continue reading #AutisticSilencer | William Shatner
BBC1 drama The A Word returns to screens next month continuing to unveil one family's attempt to come to terms with their youngest member Joe, played by Max Vento having autism. Source: A-grade drama: The A Word | Daily Mail Online