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William Shatner doesn’t get it | Phil Gluyas: Autism News and Views | Circa April 2017

It came to my attention that William Shatner – Captain/Admiral Kirk from Star Trek, the title role of TJ Hooker and most recently Denny Crane in Boston Legal – had posted his support fo… Source: William Shatner doesn’t get it | Phil Gluyas: Autism News and Views

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What Should You Do When Your Favorite Celebrity Gets Autism Wrong? – Pacific Standard | Circa June 2017

Talking (and tweeting) with Kim Rhodes and William Shatner about learning to be an autism ally. By David M. Perry Kim Rhodes. (Photo: The CW) Kim Rhodes’ voice   Kim Rhodes’ voice crackles with static as she calls me from her car. The actress, best known for her recurring role in the long-running show Supernatural, promises me […]

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William Shatner: New celebrity pitch man for dubious anti-aging stem cell treatments? – RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE | June 2019

A week ago, William Shatner Tweeted that he had received an anti-aging stem cell therapy. Is he the new stem cell pitchman? Source: William Shatner: New celebrity pitch man for dubious anti-aging stem cell treatments? – RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE

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William Shatner Doubles Down on Lighting it Up Blue | NOS Magazine | Circa April 2017

In Joel and Ethan Coen’s “Barton Fink,” there’s a scene where the title character (John Turturro), a pretentious playwright who’s moved to Hollywood, meets his new neighbor Charlie (John Goodman), … Source: William Shatner Doubles Down on Lighting it Up Blue | NOS Magazine

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THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: What the Neurodiversity Movement Does—And Doesn’t—Offer | Circa Feb 2018

It has long been a commonplace accusation against the neurodiversity movement that those of us among the autistic community who are neurodiversity supporters comprise the “very high-functioning,” and that while it’s fine for us to say that what we really need is acceptance and accommodation—we simply don’t understand the challenges of the truly disabled. This accusation […]

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Fierce Autistic Advocate: JB Handley. You are not FORGOTTEN

J.B. Handley wrote the book “How to End the Autism Epidemic.” He maintains that he has found the cure for autism but you have to buy the book to know what it is. Description from the publishers website: “In How to End the Autism Epidemic, Generation Rescue’s co-founder J.B. Handley offers a compelling, science-based explanation of […]

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As Seen On Facebook | Wow, the autistic hate here from William Shatner. | Eve Reiland

Wow, the autistic hate here from William Shatner.  I’m going to fix his tweet: Autistic people hate Autism Speaks so when Julia the muppet aligned with an Autistic Hate Group on a PSA, Autistic People cut their ties.  That’s what Autistic People do when their civil and human rights are violated.  There, fixed it. Sesame Street #LightItUpGold and create […]