Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 3: Autism Speaks & The “Cure”

https://open.spotify.com/episode/30GFv5qTzCHcbZFiXN04zD?si=vrdcAfqTSw-ZFtiUdw7zcA https://youtu.be/U66-Maa8U1k Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Episode 3 Autism Speaks & The “Cure” Trigger Warning: Eugenics, Filicide, Murder/Suicide, functioning labels, person-first language, ableism, abuse, ABA, othering, stigma, Bob & Suzanne Wright, Harry & Laura Slatkin, Alison Singer and more.  Community News including some thoughts via Autistic Science Person on Color the Spectrum event and the NEXT …

Deconstruction of Autism Speaks | Town & Country: Autism’s Angels pt. 1

“Deconstruction of the Autism Speaks” is a new series I started in honor of “the month” in April 2021 on InternationalBadassActivists.org. This breakdown article from Town & Country will be included there as well. This article originally published on Autistic Fashion & Divergent Style. Each article in this series will take an Autism Speaks press release, or an article, …

THE PROBLEM WITH THE AUTISM PUZZLE PIECE | Circa October 20, 2015

For years, autistic people have been condemning the use of the colorful jigsaw puzzle piece that stands as an international symbol for autism awareness. But their voices haven’t been able to overpower the media push to use the symbol. It’s everywhere: on clothing, keychains, coffee mugs, license plates, organization logos and promotional materials. Many families …