William Shatner’s Tweets Are a Classic Case of Misinformation Spread | Slate | Circa April 2017

  You can learn a lot on the internet, and on Wednesday, a Twitter spat between a doctor and William Shatner—of Star Trek fame, with 2.5 million followers—taught us just how easily cranks and charlatans can manipulate the information out there. This isn’t a surprise, really—misinformation is everywhere, particularly online—but the exchange was such a perfect … Continue reading William Shatner’s Tweets Are a Classic Case of Misinformation Spread | Slate | Circa April 2017

As Seen On Facebook | Message Received | Eve Reiland

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156458612612823&set=a.10150224551337823&type=3&theater Amy Russo Âû LOL, "harassing you". Typical narcissist attitude. When someone stands up to bullies like you, you play the victim. "Mommyyy, they're 'harassing' me!!!"1 Amanda Seigler Ok making a meme to patent my insult Eve Reiland broflakes, best evah. ty for teaching me that one. forever captain ableist broflakes1 Amy Russo Âû It's genius 🤣 Jules Edwards He cares … Continue reading As Seen On Facebook | Message Received | Eve Reiland

Fierce Autistic Advocate: A letter to William Shatner from the Autistic Community

  Dear Mr Shatner, You seem to have a very misguided view on the #actuallyautistic Community. I will attempt to explain your inconsistencies in a way you can understand. You say 85 cents for every dollar goes to advocacy at Autism Speaks. Actually yes. Kind of. They group family services with research, advocacy and awareness. … Continue reading Fierce Autistic Advocate: A letter to William Shatner from the Autistic Community

An open letter to William Shatner on autism awareness | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa April 2017

I see that you have been involved in a rather large tweet storm this weekend, focusing on your support for Autism Speaks. My guess is you would agree that 140 characters at a time is far too limiting to take on a complex discussion. Open letters such as this are as well, but at least … Continue reading An open letter to William Shatner on autism awareness | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa April 2017

What Should You Do When Your Favorite Celebrity Gets Autism Wrong? – Pacific Standard | Circa June 2017

Talking (and tweeting) with Kim Rhodes and William Shatner about learning to be an autism ally. By David M. Perry Kim Rhodes. (Photo: The CW) Kim Rhodes’ voice   Kim Rhodes’ voice crackles with static as she calls me from her car. The actress, best known for her recurring role in the long-running show Supernatural, promises me … Continue reading What Should You Do When Your Favorite Celebrity Gets Autism Wrong? – Pacific Standard | Circa June 2017