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So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. | Eve Reiland

So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. Let me tell you some of what Autistics actually get: – Non-Autistics choosing other non-Autistics for their great Autism advocacy. No Autistics needed for these determinations. – A lot of blue light that represents Autism Speaks, not Autistic people. We light it up gold, or go […]

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The Archives | e-speaks Newsletter from Autism Speaks | Circa October 10, 2008

Weekend Walks Raise More than $2.35 Million Five Walk Now for Autism events took place this past weekend, with nearly 37,000 participants raising over $2.35 million. Read more and view photos and video from the Baltimore, Carolinas, Long Island, New Hampshire, and Seattle Walks. Third Annual Autism Speaks Golf Classic Raises over $350,000 The third annual Autism Speaks Golf Classic was held at the Sleepy Hollow […]

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No more autism awareness

Instead of “normalizing” autistic people, and instead of spreading awareness of autism as if it’s a life-threatening disease like cancer, let’s focus on the imperative of acceptance. Source: No more autism awareness

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Google Alert – autism | Circa April 10, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 10, 2015 NEWS People MagazineRobert F. Kennedy Jr. Says Mandatory Vaccination Will Cause a ‘Holocaust’People Magazine… the audience at a Sacramento, California, screening of the documentary Trace Amounts, which links autism to thimerosal, a vaccine preservative.Flag as irrelevant HealthlineBrain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism – WebMDWebMD“We discovered that at the very first signs of autism in infants and […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Apr 7, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 7, 2015 NEWS CNN InternationalAustralian police hail ‘miracle’ of autistic boy’s outback survivalCNN International(CNN) A young boy who suffers from autism has been found alive, walking through inhospitable brush days after wandering away from a campsite in …Missing Australian Boy With Autism Found Alive After 4-Day Search – ABC NewsMissing Australian Boy with Autism Found Alive After Four Days in the Wilderness – People Magazine‘Miracle’ boy […]

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William Shatner Speaks Again | He’s No Will.I.Am For The Autistic People’s Civil Rights Movement

Yeah, so William Shatner is advocating for Autism Awareness (via Autism $peaks) again, and pretty much in the same breath, tells Autistic people to fuck off if they don’t like it. We’re getting a fabulous start, early start, to “The Month.” There’s more to this story and I’m talking to Autistics about how the Shatner […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Oct 1, 2010

Fri, Oct 1, 2010, 9:29 PM | Google Alert – autism News9 new results for autism Ozark Center for Autism offering news programsJoplin GlobeJordan’s daughter was diagnosed autistic at 23 months. Jordan describes her as “pretty severe” on the spectrum. There was a time when she would suddenly …See all stories on this topic » Language delays found in siblings of children […]