#ActuallyAutistic Adults | Are We Being Silenced by a Community Business Organization for Profit?

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Why are #ActuallyAutistic adults so successfully diminished and minimized by Autism Speaks?

This non-profit organization for Autistics is so powerful our they’ve trampled our #ActuallyAutistics voices and Civil Rights for over a decade now. The rottenness of this community business organization is common knowledge in the Autistic community, and yet it relays like a science-fiction plot to the general neurotypical world.

Why Does Autism Speaks have a Shit-Ton of Money and Power?

Autism Speaks reported a 10 million dollar year-over-year loss in donations for 2016, an 18% reduction. Yup, that’s a helluva lot of money and yet, only 18% loss. Still a shit-ton of money there folks. The loss was reported to changes in the business organization’s MSSNG research program, and a dip in funds raised at the Autism Walks.

And Again . . . no media mention of the #REDinstead campaign and #ActuallyAutistics. You know the folks protesting…

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#ActuallyAutistic Adults | #AutisticSilencer Posing as A Community Business Organization for Profit?

Why are #ActuallyAutistic adults so successfully diminished and minimized by Autism Speaks? This non-profit organization for Autistics is so powerful our they've trampled our #ActuallyAutistics voices and Civil Rights for over a decade now. The rottenness of this community business organization is common knowledge in the Autistic community, and yet it relays like a science-fiction plot … Continue reading #ActuallyAutistic Adults | #AutisticSilencer Posing as A Community Business Organization for Profit?

CBS News Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities

3rd Annual CBS News/Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0/DisBeat Internship for College Students with Disabilities For three years, CBS News in collaboration with Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 Initiative and DisBeat, has expanded its paid internship program to include outreach to college juniors, seniors and graduate students with disabilities for the CBS News/Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0/DisBeat Internship for Spring 2018. Recent … Continue reading CBS News Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities