After numerous concerned people wrote to Autism Speaks stating their objections to the "I Am Autism" video, the organization's chief science officer, Geri Dawson, prepared a form reply in which she claims that Autism Speaks understands the criticism and has removed the video from its site in order to be more respectful toward autistics. But … Continue reading Whose Planet Is It Anyway?: Autism Speaks Falsely Claims Video Removed ( Circa Sept 2009)
Advocacy groups are calling on Autism Speaks' benefactors to end their support for the organization in response to a video critics say depicts people with autism as less than human. Source: Groups Outraged Over Video Released By Autism Speaks - Disability Scoop
Nov. 06, 2009 Few medical conditions rival autism as a magnet for controversy. Practically everything about the disorder — its cause, its treatment, the way it is diagnosed, how it is studied — is subject to bitter dispute, sometimes to the point of death threats. The most impassioned disagreements are propelled by desperate parents of autistic … Continue reading ‘I Am Autism’ Advocacy Video Sparks Controversy ( Circa Nov 2009) – TIME
https://youtu.be/gZxZzi2Zfuo Message From The Archives | Nov. 2008 | by Eve Reiland I'm not a fan of Autism Speaks. Signed up for their walk before I realized really what they were about. On the surface it sounds good -- but with more understanding I can't believe these folks are the loudest voice. There has to … Continue reading I’m not a fan of Autism Speaks. (Circa 2008 )| Eve Reiland | @autismspeaks & @BillyMann, you suck
White moms in California are protesting against the state’s vaccine mandates — and comparing themselves to civil rights activists, according to a new report.During a recent sit-in at the Source: Anti-vaxxers are comparing themselves to civil rights activists
Chloe Zeegen: Autism Speaks is an organization that enables predatory types to build careers and fortunes on the backs of vulnerable people. Steve Sims is an example. In his business book, "Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen", Sims appears proud of his own superficiality. He describes how he will only employ people who make … Continue reading #BILLYMANNRECEIPTS | @BILLYMANN: Autism Speaks is an organization that enables predatory types to build careers and fortunes on the backs of vulnerable people.
Helen Davis: Thank you for putting into words my own thoughts. I could never express my feelings as you have yours. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for every word. Maqqi Mucoi Amolngatti Au: Dead friends and family. Too many. In my generation of family we have - had - four autistics. Three … Continue reading #BILLYMANNRECEIPTS | @BILLYMANN: Dead friends and family. Too many. In my generation of family we have – had – four Autistics. Three down.