Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Autism Society of America

Autism Society of America was established in 1986 by Bernard Rimland, Ivar Lovaas, Ruth Sullivan and a small group of parents of autistic children. Two of those names should sound familar. Bernard Rimland was the creator of the DAN protocol and Ivar Lovaas was the creator of ABA and Conversion Therapy. That should say enough about the organization.   Source: … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Autism Society of America

US Senator Bob Menendez States It’s A “No Brainer” To Want A Cure for Autism | Autism Cares Act 2019

https://www.facebook.com/IntheLoopAboutNeurodiversity/photos/a.974237849631599/1135056846883031/?type=3&theater Source: https://www.facebook.com/IntheLoopAboutNeurodiversity/photos/a.974237849631599/1135056846883031/?type=3&theater In the Loop About Neurodiversity· October 3 ·  ⚠️Content warning: Ableist cure rhetoric about Autism CARES (formerly the Combating Autism Act). Edit: This email was not sent to me, but was an email sent to a family member of mine who signed up for email alerts from Senator Bob Menendez. I retracted this person’s name … Continue reading US Senator Bob Menendez States It’s A “No Brainer” To Want A Cure for Autism | Autism Cares Act 2019

wikipedia.org Article for Naoki Higashida | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Editor’s Note: Anti-autistic Wikipedia editors have long been vandalizing and rewriting the narrative around autism and neurodiversity, with the most aggressive editing directed at non-speaking autistics. As a result, many of their pages have been deleted.  The Aspergian, in an act of purposeful protest, is reposting the articles which have been removed.  We have added links … Continue reading wikipedia.org Article for Naoki Higashida | The Aspergian | A Neurodivergent Collective

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Spark for Autism

Source: Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Spark for Autism About SPARK What is Spark for Autism? Spark for Autism is a large DNA collection from autistic adults and children. My family and I almost contributed until we did more research. They are collecting DNA to try to find a prenatal test to help people practice … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Autistic History: Spark for Autism

Fierce Autistic Advocate: Analysis of Autism Cares Act of 2019

  Source: Fierce Autistic Advocate: Anlysis of Autism Cares Act of 2019 Autism Cares Act was formally called Combating Autism Act. Advocates such as myself, protested that name so they changed the name. It was a renewal of the act from 2014. I will take it apart, piece by piece. Original text will be in … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: Analysis of Autism Cares Act of 2019