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Autism Speaks Partners with Abusive “Therapy” Center | Autistic Mama | Circa 2018

Inside: Autism Speaks partners with abusive “therapy” center, Judge Rottenberg Center. JRC has recently fought for and won the right to torture disabled students, and now Autism Speaks is featuring them as a provider.) Because I’m autistic, my son is autistic, and I’m an outspoken autism advocate, roughly 80% of the news stories I see on […]

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OPINION: Autism Speaks’ rebranding co-opts neurodiversity | The Student Life

Autism Speaks is rebranding.The organization celebrates its 15th birthday this year and its wish, apparently, is for a “kinder, more inclusive world.” To that end, Autism Speaks is changing its well-known blue puzzle piece logo to include a range of colors reminiscent of a sunset across the bottom of the logo.Meanwhile, many actually autistic people, […]

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How Many Degrees Of Separation Between Autism Speaks and The #BleachCult? | Eve Reiland #AutisticAsking

So how close is the connection between @AutismSpeaks and the #bleachcult? How many points of connection are there? I’m not sure if there’s a separation at all. Autism Speaks, the time is now to shut up and step to the side. Get out of autistic healthcare. Autistically, Eve Reiland Here’s a screenshot of the E-Speaks newsletter […]

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Yes we know @AutismSpeaks, the Autistic Community is NOT “your autism community.” | Eve Reiland

Yes, we know Autism Speaks, the Autistic Community is NOT “your autism community.” We, the autistic people, are the ‘others’ in your apology over one of “your community” people calling an Autistic self-advocate a C!nt. Guess only your self-created and marketed ‘autism community’ is worthy of kindness.Only self-advocates that #AutismSPeaks supports are the ones they […]

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Autism Speaks Explains C-Word Incident, Offers Apology, and Avoids Discussion About How They Banned Autistics And Deleted Our Comments

Autism Speaks 2 hrs ·  This weekend, we hosted an event to bring our community of autistic people and those who love and support them together in celebration of kindness and inclusion. During this event, we heard many voices, including thousands of our dedicated supporters and others who disagree with us. We welcome a dialogue from […]

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Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. What Does @AutismSpeaks and The C-word Have In Common? Let’s find out. #kindnesscounts | Eve Reiland

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. What do Autism Speaks and c-word have in common? Let’s find out. #kindnesscounts Comments Amanda Seigler · 3:08 Not familiar! I will find and share Amanda Seigler · 3:21 https://www.change.org/…/united-states-department-of… Manage Hospitals Must Allow Caregivers to Accompany Patients with Special Needs CHANGE.ORG   Sign the Petition Hospitals Must Allow… Hospitals Must Allow Caregivers to Accompany Patients with Special Needs […]

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Autism Speaks Protest Gets Nasty Response From A$ Executive’s Husband #KindnessCounts | Fierce Autistics And Allies

Fierce Autistics and Allies Published by Amanda Seigler · 12 hrs ·  Official Statement from the Executive Director On April 25, 2020, Fierce Autistics and Allies protested a kickoff event for Autism Speaks. It was “Steps for Kindness.” This was a virtual walk to fundraise for the corporation. The turn out was more than anything we could ask for and […]