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Autism Speaks: Torturing autistics for profit

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Autism Mother Sues Autism Speaks For Disability Discrimination | Care2 Causes

The mother of a teenage autistic son is suing the organization Autism Speaks for alleging rescinding a job offer after she asked if workplace accommodations might be possible due to her child’s needs. Source: Autism Mother Sues Autism Speaks For Disability Discrimination | Care2 Causes

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Autistic Hoya: An Unholy Alliance: Autism Speaks and the Judge Rotenberg Center

Thoughts on disability justice, neurodiversity, intersectional activism from Lydia Brown, queer, autistic, east asian activist, writer, public speaker Source: Autistic Hoya: An Unholy Alliance: Autism Speaks and the Judge Rotenberg Center

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Real Consequences to Autism Speaks Rhetoric by Amy Sequenzia

The Autistic community’s response to damage done by Autism Speaks’ rhetoric. Source: Real Consequences to Autism Speaks Rhetoric by Amy Sequenzia

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I resign my roles at Autism Speaks

Source: I resign my roles at Autism Speaks   autism speaks November 13, 2013 I RESIGN MY ROLES AT AUTISM SPEAKS It’s been two years since I wrote this essay, as I sat on a plane overwhelmed by the latest outrageous commentary from Autism Speaks.  Since then the Wrights have resigned/retired, and Liz Feld is […]

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Crisis, despair, and everything else wrong with Autism Speaks’ “Call for Action.” | Autism & Oughtisms

“Autism Speaks.” Such an ironic name, considering the number of autistics and their families who wish Autism Speaks would shut up. I had concerns about Autism Speaks before, but I have … Source: Crisis, despair, and everything else wrong with Autism Speaks’ “Call for Action.” | Autism & Oughtisms

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Light it up Blue? – No | Emma’s Hope Book

I must interrupt my previously planned programming regarding the recording of Barb’s audio book, I might be you and mention the “light it up blue” campaign from Autism Speaks, as … Source: Light it up Blue? – No | Emma’s Hope Book