“”Gus, Henry, if you guys ever read this… Jesus Christ I’m so sorry your mother is like this. It’s not normal. It’s not right, and there is nothing wrong with you. —Kaelan Rhywiol, autistic author To Siri With Love by Judith Newman tells the story of how she wants to sterilize her autistic son and likes to laugh at […]
1. AUTISTIC ACTIVISTS RESPOND TO “FINDING COOPER’S VOICE” NON-AUTISTIC MOM VIDEO Emma Dalmayne, Badass UK activist, shares her thoughts on video with a note from John Greally, Founder of International Autistic Cooperative. 2. AMERICAN IDOL – SHE IS A 21ST CENTURY MACHINE…THIS IS CATIE TURNER! Video of Catie Turner’s Auditon. 3. ANTI-VACCINE PARENTS GET SLAMMED BY ADAM […]
Remember that time that Judith Newman called me a manic pixie dream girl in her book? A book produced by a major publisher? and how she called me a brat for not being okay with that? fun times. – Amythest @neurowonderful Marius Davrie @MariusDavrie 3h3 hours ago More Replying to @neurowonderful I was going to write a blog […]
By Joumana Khatib Six new paperbacks to check out this week. TO SIRI WITH LOVE: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines, by Judith Newman. (Harper, $15.99.) In her frank, and often very funny, memoir, Newman edges into the inner life of her son Gus and explores his affectionate bond with Apple’s personal assistant, Siri. […]
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In December of 2017, autistic advocate and YouTuber Amythest Schaber started the #BoycottToSiri hashtag as a reaction to the widely criticized memoir To Siri With Love by Judith Newman, a book written by a neurotypical woman about her relationship wi… Source: Why The Publishing Industry Needs To Be More Inclusive Of Autistic And Disabled People