Is It Ethical When Researchers Circumvent Autistic Adults In Autism Genetic Studies? | Eve Reiland #BoycottSpectrum10K #ActuallyAutistic

White puzzle completed with one piece missing. Missing piece shows blue color with white text: research. Eve Reiland When I see ‘Autistic children’ listed in autism genetics research, I see organizations, corporations and scientists bypassing Autistic adults and the Autistic community to get their hands on our genetics via vulnerable, poorly informed and gaslighted parents. …

Archived | Autism Speaks UK: Research Page | Circa August 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screen shot of Autism Speaks Research for The UK AUTISM SPEAKS RESEARCH Funding research into the causes of autism is the primary goal of Autism Speaks. While fifteen years ago there was only a small number of scientists working on autism research across the world, now there are several hundred, and more begin research on …

Archived | Autism Speaks Donates Acceptance Books to Local Schools | Circa October 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Donates Acceptance Books to Local Schools  Earlier this fall, the Georgia Regional Office of Autism Speaks presented the Gwinnett County Public Schools and Foundation with seventy-five copies of "The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism," one for each of their elementary schools. The books were given to the principal …

Happy Autistic Pride Day! #LightItUpGold

Autistic Pride | http://www.AspiesForFreedom.org Happy Autistic Pride Day! #LightItUpGold! Aspies For Freedom (AFF) was founded in 2004 by Amy and Gwen Nelson, and established June 18 as Autistic Pride Day starting in 2005. Autistic Pride Day was first celebrated in 2005 by Aspies For Freedom (AFF), who selected June 18 because it was the birthday of the youngest member of the group at …

Archived | ASA Launches New Online Course on Autism and Environmental Health; Register Today for Day on the Hill 2009 | Circa Dec 4, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWSAutism Society of America Launches New Online Course on Autism and Environmental HealthThe Autism Society of America is pleased to announce the release of its newest online course, “Autism and the Environment 101.” Sponsored by the John Merck Fund, this introductory-level course was designed to give individuals with autism spectrum disorders, parents, other family members, physicians, …

Liberate Neurodivergents: Your Behavior Is Challenging To Us | #LiberateNDs

https://youtu.be/uHAPuHa-zRM Liberate Neurodivergents Who gets to decide what is "challenging behavior?" Because, if you ask any neurodivergent person, we'll tell you, it's neurotypicals who expect everyone to act precisely as they do, who are most challenging to us. Yet neurodivergent behavior is constantly called, "challenging," which centers neurotypicals, not us. Are we challenging you when …

NEW TREND? | SOME BUSINESSES ARE NOW RECOGNIZING & MARKETING TO AUTISTIC PEOPLE | EVE REILAND

By Eve Reiland, via Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style It’s getting close to April. This is the month that companies, both large and small, promote “Autism Awareness” products en masse. April is also the month I feel the most erased as an Autistic woman, and as an Autistic mom to Autistics. During “the month” store …