The Autistic Self Advocacy Network has announced that it will end its years-long partnership with Sesame Street due to the show's continued work with Autism Speaks, a deeply harmful organization. Source: Sesame Street Must End Their Partnership With Autism Speaks | The Mary Sue
Julia, an autistic Muppet, was an emotional triumph. So why is the show now helping promote insidious ideas about neurodiverse people? Source: Sesame Street autism controversy: Julia is a great character, but the show must end its partnership with Autism Speaks.
The new PSAs were made with the group Autism Speaks, which has been criticized in the past for what many see as stigmatizing autism. Source: A Prominent Autism Group Has Cut Ties With 'Sesame Street' Over New PSAs Featuring Autistic Muppet
PSAs featuring Julia from "Sesame Street" that encourage early autism screening seem innocent enough, but a self-advocacy group says the ads lead unsuspecting parents to harmful information. Source: Why An Autism Group Is Breaking Up With 'Sesame Street' - Disability Scoop
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) announced Monday it has ended its partnership with "Sesame Street," accusing the children’s show of “furthe Source: Autism advocacy group ends relationship with 'Sesame Street' over PSAs that 'further stigma' | TheHill
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network cut ties with the children's show over public service ads the nonprofit says are harmful. An advocacy group has ended its partnership with “Sesame Street” after it ran new public service announcements featuring Julia, the show’s first autistic character. On Monday, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network announced its decision to cut ties with the educational … Continue reading ‘Sesame Street’ Under Fire For PSAs About Autism That Add ‘Further Stigma’ | HuffPost Life
Partnership? IDK, AdCouncil and Autism Speaks ... yeah, this guy who sits on the executive board of the AdCouncil also sits on the board of Autism Speaks. Partnership? Or autism info monopoly? AdCouncil ever do PSAs any other org than Autism Speaks for Autistics? Autistically, Eve Reiland The Ad Council and Autism Speaks partner … Continue reading As Seen On Facebook | Autism Speaks & AdCouncil: Partners or Autism Info Monopoly?