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Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why My Dealings with Autism Speaks is Personal

Most autistics downright hate Autism Speaks. Most that I have talked to have not have personal dealings with them like I have. I have been asked multiple times to tell my story, so here it is.

My first autie diagnosis was when my nine year old was three. I brought him to the neurologist I was told about by many people. He was very good with him. He suggested ABA but did not push and he respected my position on it. I appreciated that. At this point I started to suspect I might be autistic too. He was too similar to me and I did not believe it was a coincidence.

He gave me the number to Autism Speaks and told me to give them a call. It made perfect sense. Everyone has heard of them and they are supposed to be an advocacy agency.

Source: Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why My Dealings with Autism Speaks is Personal



#KidsAreNotDogs | Train Your Baby Like A Dog

Emma Dalmayne BBC Radio 5 Live Train Your Baby Like A Dog On August 20th Channel 4 are airing a show called ‘How To Train Your Baby Like A Dog’. It shows dog trainer Jo – Rosie teaching parents how to use clicker training normally used on dogs to train their children to be compliant […]

Autistic UK

Website: https://autisticuk.org/ About Us Autistic UK is an Autistic People’s Organisation (APO) – an organisation run by autistic people for autistic people. Autistic UK aims to advance the interests of all autistic people and those with related neurodevelopmental conditions. It aims to promote and protect the civil and human rights of the autistic population and […]

Autistic Allies

Ask to join group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AutisticAllies/ This Facebook group welcomes Autistics, and their NT Allies and Parents of Autistics. We are not a support group, but we have a sister group that is. The focus of this group is to introduce parents to a neurodiversity perspective. From this perspective, any talk of ‘curing’ or ‘getting […]

Stop Vaxxed! | The Propaganda Film

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and fellow antivaxxers push another propaganda film to scare parents into believing the lies, leverage pseudoscience ‘biomedical information’ to ‘heal and cure’ vulnerable children, and then promote associated companies that sell ‘health’ products to finance their lifestyle. While these antivaxxers/bleachcult are screaming big pharma, they’re the ones actually raking in the […]

By Eve Reiland

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