Remember #BoycottAutismSpeaks? Here’s Why Autistics Were Ignored & Muted by Home Depot | #AutisticSilencer

For years Autistics have petitioned, written, created vlogs, wrote blogs and generated  the campaign #boycottautismspeaks to capture Home Depot's, and other Autism Speaks sponsors', attention. The autistic community has repeatedly pointed out the harms Autism Speaks did our people, our lives and alerted them "cure" for Autistics was prevention of birth in the future -- the same solution society has …

Autism Speaks needs to do a lot more listening | Steve Silberman

For a couple of decades now, Americans have been engaged in a wide-ranging and often heated conversation about autism. About what causes it, whether there's more of it than there used to be, and whether it can be cured. About whether autism is a disorder, a disability or a different way of being. About whether …

Ask me why Autism Speaks is a hate group handsewn patch | Etsy

Autism Speaks is classified as a hate group by many autistic-led organizations, including ASAN and the Autistic Womens Network. Their cure-based focus and use of language such as struggling with autism cause extreme harm to autistic people. Wear this patch to get people thinking -- Source: Ask me why Autism Speaks is a hate group …