Archived | Autism Speaks: Facts | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

• There are 1.77 million cases  of autism in the U.S.• A new case of autism is  diagnosed nearly every 20  minutes• There are 24,000 new cases  diagnosed in the U.S. per  year• 1 in 166 children are diagnosed with   autism• The economic impact of autism  is more than $90 billion and expected  to more than double in the next decade• Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Learn The Signs | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Learn The Signs I knew something was terribly wrong with my son when he was two. I took him to my pediatrician, detailed my concerns, and was told that nothing was wrong - that I needed to relax, and give him some more time.  Trusting this advice was the biggest mistake of my life. Time …

Archived | Autism Speaks: What Is Autism? | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks: What is autism? Webpage. Full text below. What is Autism? Autism is a developmental disability that generally appears between the ages of 15 and 20 months of age. In most cases, the child is progressing normally, and then begins to regress, losing speech, social skills and physical abilities. While there are …

Autistic Voices WorldWide: From WTAF 60 Minutes Australia To Authentic Autistic Representation | October 14, 2021

Autistic & Divergent Voices: October 14, 2021 Autistic and Divergent voices worldwide: Here are just a few Autistic and Divergent voices, plus a few allies, as captured on October 14, 2021. 60 Minutes Australia Is WTAF? | October 2021 [TW: Very distressing, filicide, suicide, murder, eugenics, abuse, ableism, and more] Bypass and jump to next …

The William Shatner Files | An #AutisticHistory Collection | Circa 2017 – Today

William Shatner In what’s become a yearly occasion, usually around March, William Shatner argues with Autistic people about our fight for human rights, disability rights and our right to representation in legislation. He doesn’t give two ass toots about our freedom in healthcare. Doesn’t care that Autism Speaks is the largest private backer for Autism …