Bob Wright: We are suceeding in getting our elected officials to recognize the scope of the autism epidemic … | September 26, 2006 #AutisticHistory #EndAutismSpeaks

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Quote: “We are suceeding in getting our elected officials to recognize the scope of the autism epidemic and the need for more money to effectively fight this battle .”

— Bob Wright
Autism Speaks Co-Founder
September 26, 2008

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“My children and I aren’t an epidemic for you to battle. We are Autistic and suffering the epidemic of autism propaganda you launched in lieu of real Autistic healthcare.”

— Eve Reiland, 

#ActuallyAutistic vintage ’72
& Parenting Autistics Since ’93


This appropriation represents an historic moment for the autism community,” said Bob Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks. “We are succeeding in getting our elected officials to recognize the scope of the autism epidemic and the need for more money to effectively fight this battle in the laboratory.” 


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NEST Fragrances Debuts the Blue Garden Luxury Gift Set to Commemorate Autism Awareness Month in April and Mother’s Day | April 1, 2014 #BanABA #AutisticHistory

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Autism Speaks Kicks-Off Light It Up Blue Campaign on World Autism Awareness Day | April 2, 2013 #NotAnAutisticAlly #BanABA

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Family behind White Castle shares their autism journey “From the day Chris was born, he lit up our lives.” Marci Ingram exudes the love of a proud mother as she shares stories about her now 25-year-old son. “We were just like every parent who adores their child,” she said. Born in 1992, Chris is the …

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Dear Celebrities: If You Want To Support Autistics, Then The Time Is Now To Stop Silencing Us & Listen Up 

[Jump To The Most Recent Celebrity List >>] In the past two decades celebrities, some knowingly and many unknowingly, have consistently spoken over Autistics to support Cure Autism Now, Autism Speaks, and their cohorts in the name of ’autism awareness’ or to ’save a generation of children’ from being Autistic. Some of these celebrities have …

Cure Autism Speaks | CONGRESS GIVES WAR ON AUTISM BIG BOO$T | Oct. 13, 2000 #AutisticHistory

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TESTIMONY OF ANTHONY EDWARDS TO THE SENATE September 14, 1999 TESTIMONY FOR ANTHONY EDWARDS In support of the Advancement in Pediatric Autism Research Act  Because of ER, I have experienced something I believe all of you can relate to. Being in a position where 100’s and 100’s of worthy causes attempt to solicit your support. By …

My Children Are Not An Epidemic. They are #ActuallyAutistic. |  #EndAutismSpeaks Monopoly on #AutisticHealthcare & #BanABA

Autistic people are not an epidemic. We are #ActuallyAutistic. ++++++++++++ Image description: Square image divided. Left side features blue background and an image of a woman with blonde hair wearing a white shirt, blue scarf, and a necklace that has a blue puzzle piece on it. Quote: “No one has been paying attention. It’s amazing …

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Note/Warning:

Autistic people have fought the inclusion of ABA in therapy for us since before Autism Speaks, and other non-Autistic-led autism organizations, started lobbying legislation to get it covered by insurances and Medicaid. 

ABA is a myth originally sold to parents that it would keep their Autistic child out of an institution. Today, parents are told that with early intervention therapy their child will either be less Autistic or no longer Autistic by elementary school, and can be mainstreamed in typical education classes. ABA is very expensive to pay out of pocket. Essentially, Autism Speaks has justified the big price tag up front will offset the overall burden on resources for an Autistic’s lifetime. The recommendation for this therapy is 40 hours a week for children and toddlers.

The original study that showed the success rate of ABA to be at 50% has never been replicated. In fact, the study of ABA by United States Department of Defense was denounced as a failure. Not just once, but multiple times. Simply stated: ABA doesn’t workIn study after repeated study: ABA (conversion therapy) doesn’t work. 

What more recent studies do show: Autistics who experienced ABA therapy are at high risk to develop PTSD and other lifelong trauma-related conditions. Historically, the autism organizations promoting ABA as a cure or solution have silenced Autistic advocates’ opposition. ABA is also known as gay conversion therapy.


The ‘cure’ for Autistics not born yet is the prevention of birth. 

The ‘cure’ is a choice to terminate a pregnancy based on ‘autism risk.’ The cure is abortion. This is the same ‘cure’ society has for Down Syndrome. 

This is eugenics 2021. Instead of killing Autistics and disabled children in gas chambers or ‘mercy killings’ like in Aktion T4, it’ll happen at the doctor’s office, quietly, one Autistic baby at a time. Different approaches yes, but still eugenics and the extinction of an entire minority group of people.


Fact: You can’t cure Autistics from being Autistic.

Fact: You can’t recover an Autistic from being Autistic.

Fact: You can groom an Autistic to mask and hide their traits. Somewhat. … however, this comes at the expense of the Autistic child, promotes Autistic Burnout (this should not be confused with typical burnout, Autistic Burnout can kill Autistics), and places the Autistic child at high risk for PTSD and other lifelong trauma-related conditions.


[Note: Autism is NOT a disease, but a neurodevelopmental difference and disability.]


Fact: Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism.


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