The ongoing battle for accurate representation for autistic people

Autistic writer and performer Callum Brazzo with his weekly column, Autistic Lincs.   Hello there! Callum Brazzo here, continuing to make Autistic Lincs. Fresh off the comedy club last weekend at the South Holland Centre, I witnessed the joys of laughing together as one community. One of my autistic community's own, Britain's Got Talent finalist … Continue reading The ongoing battle for accurate representation for autistic people

neurodiversity.com | the autistic distinction | Circa August 20, 2004

The Autistic Distinctionon the occasion of Gayle Fitzpatrick and Charles Rankowski vs. Town of Falmouthby Kathleen SeidelSociety often ostracizes those whose existence, behavior and experience counters simplistic, unexamined assumptions and expectations. Members of a cognitive minority who frequently interact with people whose perspective is grounded in a significantly different neurological configuration, autistic citizens are often misunderstood … Continue reading neurodiversity.com | the autistic distinction | Circa August 20, 2004

Autism $peaks | Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  (Redirected from Autism speaks)Jump to navigationJump to search FoundedFebruary 11, 2005; 13 years ago[1]FoundersBob Wright,Suzanne Wright[2]Merger ofNational Alliance for Autism Research,[3]Cure Autism Now[4]Tax ID no.20-2329938[5]Legal status501(c)(3) nonprofit organizationHeadquartersNew York City[5]Coordinates40.7477494°N 73.9843983°WCoordinates: 40.7477494°N 73.9843983°WServicesResearch, awareness, family services, advocacy.[5]President, Chief Executive OfficerAngela Geiger[6]Executive V.P., AdvocacyKevin Roy[6]Senior V.P., Public Health and InclusionAndy Shih[6]SubsidiariesDelivering Scientific Innovation for Autism LLC,Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism Inc,Autism … Continue reading Autism $peaks | Wikipedia