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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. […]

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“The Burden Generation” | Autistics According to Autism Speaks …

“The Burden Generation” | Autistics According to Autism Speaks … #ActuallyAutistic#LightItUpGold#BoycottAutismSpeaks

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“Autism Speaks”- but Should Everyone Listen? | Circa June 13, 2014

In under a decade, it’s become America’s most recognizable autism advocacy organization. But some opponents say its research tactics and spending habits are more hurtful than helpful. Source: “Autism Speaks”- but Should Everyone Listen? Activism International

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Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links – Wikipedia

Talk:Autism Speaks/Controversy links From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < Talk:Autism Speaks Jump to navigationJump to search This is a collection of links discussing various controversies involving Autism Speaks. While most of them are not WP:RS in themselves, they may be useful to identify topics to discuss, and/or point to RS’s that can be included in the article. Further […]

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Autism Speaks better off listening – Kodiak Daily Mirror: Letters To Editor

KODIAK — I was happy to see in the April 26 edition of the Kodiak Daily Mirror that preschool teacher Amanda Sandford identifies “[initiating] interactions with autistic students, [negotiating] sharing activities between autistic students and other kids and helping them develop an understanding of other children” as goals for teaching autistic children in an inclusive […]

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Letter to the Editor: To The Campus Community From An Autistic Student: Stop Supporting Autism Speaks – The Charger Bulletin

As many of you know, April is Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month. Unfortunately, it’s also a frustrating time of the year for me as someone with autism because it’s the month I see many people and groups, including RSOs on this campus, make the mistake of promoting and donating to Autism Speaks. I want to be clear:… […]

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The Mighty did not learn one single thing from #CrippingTheMighty | Boycott Autism Speaks | Circa March 29, 2017

Boycott Autism Speaks Page Liked · March 29, 2017 ·  In news of the obvious:  actually give one second of thought to what disabled people need! Their partnership with Autism Speaks should come as no surprise to anyone who pays attention to the disability community or has even the most basic understanding of pattern recognition.Check out this for links to […]