Tag: autism speaks

  • Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue | Nov. 27, 2012

    Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue | Nov. 27, 2012

    By Melissa Attias Roll Call Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue Indiana Republican plans to focus on environmental factors that could have effects on children’s neurological systems For more than a decade, Indiana Republican Dan Burton has been a leading House voice on autism and a proponent of the theory that mercury in […]

  • Inventing And Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic

    Inventing And Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic

    Inventing And Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic An Introduction … By Eve Reiland Remember the Autism Epidemic predicted in the late 90s? Autism was touted as a public health crisis by non-Autistic founders of autism organizations and parent advocates. Autism wasn’t a commonly-known diagnosis in that era, and most folk’s experience with autism was […]

  • Autistic Voices on Autistic History | May 1, 2022

    Autistic Voices on Autistic History | May 1, 2022

    THE AUTISTIC ARCHIVE: NEW PROJECT DOCUMENTS 30 YEARS OF OUR COMMUNITY’S HISTORY Interview with Ira Eidle with Anne Borden The movement for autistic rights has been building momentum for decades, but we’re often so busy doing the work of advocacy and activism that we neglect to document our projects. One person who’s making sure our […]

  • From Autism Acceptance Is More Than A Buzzword To April And Accommodations | April 2022

    From Autism Acceptance Is More Than A Buzzword To April And Accommodations | April 2022

    Genetic Research & Autism April is Autism Acceptance month — and acceptance is more than a buzzword. Working toward acceptance means welcoming autistic people’s leadership on the issues that most affect our lives. Since Autism Acceptance Month began, the autistic community has made a tremendous cultural impact in terms of how our society views autism. […]

  • Autism Fashion Is Weaponized Against Autistic People

    Autism Fashion Is Weaponized Against Autistic People

    This is Autistic fashion weaponized against Autistics – not support and not inclusion. Autistic fashion is made by non-Autistic people and marketed to non-Autistic people at Autistic people’s expense. Autistics are excluded in all areas from design to sales, and the fashion isn’t even meant for us, but our parents, families and other non-Autistic people. […]

  • Autism Speaks Sponsor: TJ Maxx | #NotAnAutisticAlly

    Autism Speaks Sponsor: TJ Maxx | #NotAnAutisticAlly

    TJ Maxx has partnered with Autism Speaks since 2004. Each year, TJ Maxx hosts an in-store puzzle piece fundraising campaign and their employees are encouraged to participate and donate themselves. Customers at the register are asked if they’d like to donate to autism research. TJ Maxx is also a sponsor of Boston’s Walk Now for […]

  • 6 Corporate Heroes of Autism Research | July 24, 2013 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

    6 Corporate Heroes of Autism Research | July 24, 2013 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

    6 Corporate Heroes of Autism Research By Sean Williams – Jul 24, 2013 In addition to helping fund research for this prevalent disease, these six companies remind consumers and investors that they care about their employees and the community. Every week for the past year we’ve examined a CEO, or pair of co-CEOs, who’s done an exemplary job […]