William Shatner’s Tweets Are a Classic Case of Misinformation Spread | Slate | Circa April 2017

  You can learn a lot on the internet, and on Wednesday, a Twitter spat between a doctor and William Shatner—of Star Trek fame, with 2.5 million followers—taught us just how easily cranks and charlatans can manipulate the information out there. This isn’t a surprise, really—misinformation is everywhere, particularly online—but the exchange was such a perfect … Continue reading William Shatner’s Tweets Are a Classic Case of Misinformation Spread | Slate | Circa April 2017

Fierce Autistic Advocate: A letter to William Shatner from the Autistic Community

  Dear Mr Shatner, You seem to have a very misguided view on the #actuallyautistic Community. I will attempt to explain your inconsistencies in a way you can understand. You say 85 cents for every dollar goes to advocacy at Autism Speaks. Actually yes. Kind of. They group family services with research, advocacy and awareness. … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: A letter to William Shatner from the Autistic Community

An open letter to William Shatner on autism awareness | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa April 2017

I see that you have been involved in a rather large tweet storm this weekend, focusing on your support for Autism Speaks. My guess is you would agree that 140 characters at a time is far too limiting to take on a complex discussion. Open letters such as this are as well, but at least … Continue reading An open letter to William Shatner on autism awareness | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa April 2017

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