Inventing And Then Cashing In On The Autism Epidemic

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 from watching the 1988 movie “Rain Man” starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom …

Autistic Voices: From Mental Health And The Neurodiversity Paradigm To Autistic Burnout

Autistic & Divergent Voices http://emergentdivergence.com/2022/05/09/mental-health-and-the-neurodiversity-paradigm/ Mental health and the neurodiversity paradigm By David Gray-Hammond at Emergent Divergence When considering the landscape of mental health, we also have to consider the normalisation of stigma and the dehumanisation of those who are struggling.…. Read More >> https://thinkingautismguide.com/2022/05/son-rise-aba-and-the-problems-of-the-autism-therapy-industry.html SON-RISE, ABA, AND THE PROBLEMS OF THE AUTISM THERAPY INDUSTRY By …

Springfree™ Trampoline Partners with Autism Speaks to Raise Awareness and Funds for Autism Research and Services | May 14, 2013 #AutisticHistory

Springfree Trampoline: Not An Autistic Ally Springfree™ Trampoline Partners with Autism Speaks to Raise Awareness and Funds for Autism Research and Services Combining Ground-Breaking Innovation and the Highest Safety Standards in the World, Springfree Trampoline to Participate in Various Autism Speaks Initiatives, Including National Walk Now Events and Social Media Programs May 14, 2013 08:49 …

Autism Speaks Names Actress and Advocate Holly Robinson Peete to Board of Directors | April 16, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Holly Robinson Peete, third from left, at the Opening Bell of the New York Stock Exchange on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2009 Autism Speaks Names Actress and Advocate Holly Robinson Peete to Board of Directors NEW YORK, NY (April 16, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today …

Autism Speaks | $100 Million Challenge Kicks Off Global “Decade for Autism” | Sept. 22, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks is NOT an autistic ally $100 Million Challenge Kicks Off Global "Decade for Autism”  Autism Speaks Gathers First Spouses and Autism Experts for a Forum on the Global Autism Crisis NEW YORK, NY (September 22, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism research and advocacy organization gathered more than 150 First Spouses …

Autism Speaks and Zales Announce Partnership   | Dec. 10, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks and Zales Announce Partnership  Zale Corporation to Donate Portions of Proceeds from the Shared Heart Collection and create “Stories of Hope” NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 10, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced a partnership with Zale Corporation. From now through the end of the year, …

As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks, “What Will It Take?” for Government to Meet the Challenge of this National Health Crisis  | Dec. 18, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks, "What Will It Take?" for Government to Meet the Challenge of this National Health Crisis  Leading Autism Advocacy Organization Calls for Dramatic Increase in Federal Funding for Research and Services  NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 18, 2009) – In the wake of today's new report from the …