Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Talk About Curing Autism

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a no for profit that was founded in 2000 by Lisa Ackerman. It started with 10 families in the Ackerman living room.  It is based in Irvine, California. In 2019, they changed their name to The Autism Community In Action. They are not fooling anyone. TACA often butts heads … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Talk About Curing Autism

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: AUT10k or MSSNG project and Parallels to T4 from World War II

The organization we love to hate, Autism Speaks, teamed up with google to create the largest genome data base for autism on June 10, 2014. This was originally called AUT10k. It stands for Autism 10,000 genomes.  Autism Speaks lacks autistic representation. They lack autistic membership on the board. There are only two autistic board members. … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: AUT10k or MSSNG project and Parallels to T4 from World War II