Autistic Community Voices: Creating Autistic Suffering, ASAN Statement, Autistic Routines & More | May 19, 2022

Autistic & Divergent Voices These things are not luxuries By Julia Bascom at Just Stimming … Historically, Washington, DC has only provided home and community-based services (HCBS) to people with developmental disabilities who also have an intellectual disability. This year, DC is joining most of the rest of the country in expanding eligibility to include …

Autism Speaks | Court Accepts Autism Speaks’ Brief in Florida Medicaid Case | Feb. 1, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Court Accepts Autism Speaks' Brief in Florida Medicaid Case  February 01, 2013 MIAMI (February 1, 2013) -- A federal judge today granted Autism Speaks' request to file a supporting brief on behalf of the plaintiffs suing the state of Florida for denying ABA coverage under the state's Medicaid program. Autism Speaks submitted a "friend of the …

Archived | Clinton’s Autism Plan | Circa November 25, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CLINTON’S AUTISM PLAN  Sunday, November 25, 2007 9:25 AM by Domenico Montanar From NBC/NJ's Athena JonesSIOUX CITY, IA -- Hillary Clinton used the first stop on a two-day, post-Thanksgiving swing through Iowa on Saturday to lay out a $700 million a year plan to help people affected by autism. The money would be spent for research and …

Polly Tommey Won’t Judge Parents Who Murder Their Disabled Children. That’s Part Of The Problem. | LBRB | Circa July 13, 2016

Let’s just jump right to the video clip. Because it needs no introduction, it is just so wrong: https://www.youtube.com/embed/X6GOWDaDyyc?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent The speaker is Polly Tommey. Polly Tommey has a long history of bad autism advocacy. When people think of the autism parents who just do advocacy wrong, they are thinking of people like Polly Tommey. She’s …