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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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Buildings “Light It Blue” in tribute to frontline healthcare workers | #LightItUpBlue

Landmarks and buildings across the nation are displaying blue lights to show support for healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Source: Buildings “Light It Blue” in tribute to frontline healthcare workers

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Update: White House Fails Autistic Community For 4th Year In A Row | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns the White House’s participation in Autism Speaks’ “Light It Up Blue” campaign again this year. Autistic people deserve a government that shows us through their actions that autistic people are listened to, supported, and accepted. Instead, the White House continues to take the lead of an organization that continually disregards the voices of […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa April 10, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 10, 2015 NEWS People MagazineRobert F. Kennedy Jr. Says Mandatory Vaccination Will Cause a ‘Holocaust’People Magazine… the audience at a Sacramento, California, screening of the documentary Trace Amounts, which links autism to thimerosal, a vaccine preservative.Flag as irrelevant HealthlineBrain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism – WebMDWebMD“We discovered that at the very first signs of autism in infants and […]

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Remember #BoycottAutismSpeaks? Here’s Why Autistics Were Ignored & Muted by Home Depot | #AutisticSilencer

For years Autistics have petitioned, written, created vlogs, wrote blogs and generated  the campaign #boycottautismspeaks to capture Home Depot’s, and other Autism Speaks sponsors’, attention. The autistic community has repeatedly pointed out the harms Autism Speaks did our people, our lives and alerted them “cure” for Autistics was prevention of birth in the future — the same solution society has […]

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Remember #KiehlsxAutismSpeaks Campaign? Here’s Why Autistics Were Ignored By L’Oreal.

Autism Speaks Board Member: Cheryl Vitali Worldwide General Manager, Kiehl’s Since 1851 Appointed in 2010, Cheryl Vitali oversees Kiehl’s worldwide strategy, new market development, product innovation and retail marketing plans from the global home office in New York City. Under Ms. Vitali’s leadership worldwide, Kiehl’s doubled in size in a two-year time frame. Ms. Vitali […]