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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 […]

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Shove That Puzzle Piece Symbol Where The Sun Don’t Shine. Thanks. |  Eve Reiland 

Sharing this (originally a comment on Facebook) here in regards to puzzle piece reclamation by Autistic folks. : The reclaimist movement – or apologist movement (not the same) – are both affecting and harming the movement to get this shit out of my kid’s schools, hospitals, zoos, grocery stores and more. Seriously, it pisses me […]

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Puzzle Piece is Hated by the Autistic Community: The history and what to use instead | Fierce Autistic Advocate

I am an autistic mother of six. I advocate for equal rights for autistics everywhere. Especially against MMS and other quack cures that are very dangerous. A hate symbol. Why is the puzzle piece a hate symbol? I get asked this a lot. They tell me to recreate it. As a Holocaust educator, no one […]

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Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. | Keep your puzzle piece hate symbols away from my autistic kids | Eve Reiland

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Keep your hate symbols 🧩 away from my autistic kids