Yeah, @AutismSpeaks, you want us to suck up your lie? Really, Millions of Autistics support you? That’s … creative. | Eve Reiland

Looks like Autism Speaks forgot about the wee Autistic Civil Rights movement against them. ... now they say we Autistics support them. ... and in the millions. Yeah ... no. So perhaps some meme and image history as a visual reminder that what they say is not true needs to be re-shared on social media. … Continue reading Yeah, @AutismSpeaks, you want us to suck up your lie? Really, Millions of Autistics support you? That’s … creative. | Eve Reiland

Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington Post

An autistic “Sesame Street” muppet is caught in a conflict between the most prominent autism organization in the United States advocating for early intervention, and autistic adults who see the condition as a difference, not a disease needing to be cured. Source: Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties - The Washington … Continue reading Autistic Self Advocacy Network breaks with Sesame Street over Autism Speaks ties – The Washington Post

Disability Community Condemns Autism Speaks (Circa 2009) | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Disability Community Condemns Autism Speaks October 7, 2009 For Immediate Release Contact: Ari Ne’eman, President Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 The Autistic Self Advocacy Network Phone: 732.763.5530 E-mail: aneeman@autisticadvocacy.org or info@autisticadvocacy.org Over 60 organizations condemn lack of representation, exploitative and unethical practices by autism organization Washington, DC – More than 60 national, international, and local disability rights organizations have … Continue reading Disability Community Condemns Autism Speaks (Circa 2009) | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Whose Planet Is It Anyway?: Autism Speaks Falsely Claims Video Removed ( Circa Sept 2009)

After numerous concerned people wrote to Autism Speaks stating their objections to the "I Am Autism" video, the organization's chief science officer, Geri Dawson, prepared a form reply in which she claims that Autism Speaks understands the criticism and has removed the video from its site in order to be more respectful toward autistics. But … Continue reading Whose Planet Is It Anyway?: Autism Speaks Falsely Claims Video Removed ( Circa Sept 2009)