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AWN condemns TikTok “Autism Challenge”

  AWN is troubled by the sudden popularity of the “Autism Challenge” dance challenge on TikTok, but where users encourage each other to film short clips pretending to dance by flapping their hands and making other facial expressions and body movements meant to imitate and mock autistic people, all set to a soundtrack making fun […]

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Special educational needs children have rights cut in pandemic | News | The Sunday Times

Pupils with special educational needs have been plunged into a legal limbo, with no certainty that they will get the help they need after the government downgraded their rights. On May 1, the Department for Education (DfE) changed the law so councils no longer have a legal obligation to provide support. Instead, for the first […]

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Autism Speaks Partners with Abusive “Therapy” Center | Autistic Mama | Circa 2018

Inside: Autism Speaks partners with abusive “therapy” center, Judge Rottenberg Center. JRC has recently fought for and won the right to torture disabled students, and now Autism Speaks is featuring them as a provider.) Because I’m autistic, my son is autistic, and I’m an outspoken autism advocate, roughly 80% of the news stories I see on […]

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When the “Autism Community” advocates … Autistics suffer for it. Every. Time. | Eve Reiland

When the “Autism Community” advocates … Autistics suffer for it. Every. Time. So Kate Swenson is making the rounds for fighting the bullying on TIk TOk? This woman has exploited her child for $$$, ‘fans’ and fame since I’ve heard of her. Her form of activism creates hate waves against Autistic people. She’s aware of […]

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Not A Fan of Autism Speaks Since 2008 | Eve Reiland

SS of an email I sent about them back then. Wed, 12 Nov 2008 15:48:15 +0000: 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 […]

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Chlorine dioxide | Podcast | Chemistry World

Katrina Krämer investigates how industrial-strength bleach became promoted as ‘miracle mineral supplement’ – a supposed ‘cure’ for autism, cancer and even Covid-19.   ++++++++++++++ This is why MMS users tend to be quite secretive about what they are doing. On social media groups, run by MMS advocates, thousands of parents shared their tips for force-feeding […]

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Autism Speaks Is A Source of Ugly, Not The Solution for Autistics Being Bullied On Tik Tok. A$: Focus On Your Own Bullies & Mess. | Eve Reiland

Autism Speaks has no business getting into an online protest about Autistics being mocked, stigmatized and bullied. All they’re going to do is make it worse and then claim some ‘advocacy’ victory to try and look like the ‘good guy’. This horrible, brutal mockery of Autistics online and in person … this is the culture […]