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, …

Deconstruction | Autism Speaks & GRASP to Exchange “Articles of Understanding”

Press Release: May 17, 2006 Autism Speaks and Grasp to Exchange "Articles of Understanding" Summary Autism Speaks published a press release about the conflict they created with Autistic people over the use of the word ‘cure’ in regards to Autism and mission goal. The controversy being specifically addressed in the statement erupted between Autism Speaks …

Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: The ‘Pin is In’ at the Golden Globes

Founders of Autism Speaks Bob and Suzanne Wright. Both are seen here wearing the iconic blue puzzle piece lapel pin. Press Release: January 16, 2007 The 'Pin is In' at the Golden Globes as Stars from Heroes, 30 Rock, The Office and Others Show Their Support for Autism Speaks Summary Sia is not the first celebrity to disappoint the …

Deconstruction Of Autism Speaks | New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism | Circa February 6, 2006

Press Release: February 6, 2006 New Advertising Council Campaign Focuses On Autism Campaign To Be Created In Partnership with Autism SpeaksNEW YORK (February 6, 2006) - The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks today announced a new three-year public service advertising (PSA) campaign in support of autism awareness. The campaign, which is being created pro bono …

Deconstruction | Autism Speaks PR: Autism Advocacy Community Applauds U.S. Congresswomen for Introducing the Combating Autism Act of 2005 

Each article in this series will take an Autism Speaks press release from the archives dated back to 2005 and use my Autistic perspective to break it down and illustrate the patterns I notice. These articles will be added to the Autistic History archives. The first deconstruction piece I wrote was about Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive …

Which terms should be used to describe autism? Perspectives from the UK autism community | Circa July 1, 2015

Abstract Recent public discussions suggest that there is much disagreement about the way autism is and should be described. This study sought to elicit the views and preferences of UK autism community members – autistic people, parents and their broader support network – about the terms they use to describe autism. In all, 3470 UK …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa August 2, 2010

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comAug 2, 2010, 9:30 PM News 10 new results for autism Vision Abnormality Seen in Close Relatives of Autism PatientsBusinessWeek2 (HealthDay News) -- In another sign that autism is at least partly inherited, a new study reveals that close relatives of people with the disorder share …See all …