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So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. | Eve Reiland

So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. Let me tell you some of what Autistics actually get: – Non-Autistics choosing other non-Autistics for their great Autism advocacy. No Autistics needed for these determinations. – A lot of blue light that represents Autism Speaks, not Autistic people. We light it up gold, or go […]

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#KindnesCounts? This April, Make Your Donation Actually Count For Autistic People | Eve Reiland

So Autism Speaks is using a year of #KindnessCounts while co-opting Autistic Culture and another movement for their marketing rebrand (not change in A$ mission or treatment of Autistic people, but just their marketing … just the PR … mmmkay?). They’re pushing ABA hard (always have especially with getting legislation in place for insurance companies to cover […]

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“Light It Up Blue” is Bad. This is Why You Shouldn’t Buy in to the Blue or the Puzzle

“Light It Up Blue” is Bad: This is why you shouldn’t be a part of it. Source: “Light It Up Blue” is Bad. This is Why You Shouldn’t Buy in to the Blue or the Puzzle

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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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Google Alert – autism | Circa May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017 | Google Alert – autism NEWS A Response To The Autism MatrixJewish WeekJill Escher designed an “autism matrix” published on the Jewish Week’s “New Normal: Blogging Disability” which does a terrible disservice to autistic …Flag as irrelevant Need Another Reason to Quit Smoking? How About Autism?Huffington PostA month or so ago, in an unrelated e-mail exchange, autism philanthropist, ex-lawyer, mother to nonverbal autism, […]

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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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Meme | Maybe AutismMomTMs can stop being a “Tragedy Nugget”