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Sesame Street Must End Their Partnership With Autism Speaks | The Mary Sue

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network has announced that it will end its years-long partnership with Sesame Street due to the show’s continued work with Autism Speaks, a deeply harmful organization. Source: Sesame Street Must End Their Partnership With Autism Speaks | The Mary Sue

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A Prominent Autism Group Has Cut Ties With ‘Sesame Street’ Over New PSAs Featuring Autistic Muppet

The new PSAs were made with the group Autism Speaks, which has been criticized in the past for what many see as stigmatizing autism. Source: A Prominent Autism Group Has Cut Ties With ‘Sesame Street’ Over New PSAs Featuring Autistic Muppet

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As Seen On Facebook | Autism Speaks & AdCouncil: Partners or Autism Info Monopoly?

  Partnership? IDK, AdCouncil and Autism Speaks … yeah, this guy who sits on the executive board of the AdCouncil also sits on the board of Autism Speaks. Partnership? Or autism info monopoly? AdCouncil ever do PSAs any other org than Autism Speaks for Autistics? Autistically, Eve Reiland The Ad Council and Autism Speaks partner […]

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Snapshot | About Autism / Spectrum Disorders: Do Ads Work to Combat Autism? | Circa July 24, 2007

Jul 24, 2007, 7:43 AM | Newsletter   Autism / Spectrum Disorders In the Spotlight | More Topics | Have a Healthy Smile from Lisa Jo Rudy Autism Speaks is a large, well-funded non-profit. In recent months, the organization has launched an ad campaign in print, radio and TV formats. Its purpose: to make parents and others aware of “the signs” of autism. Now, “Know […]