Judith Newman refers to Autistics like "Men In Black" (MIB) movie characters - we're everywhere. This is true. We really are everywhere. So many Autistics live their lives "blending" or "in the closet," and refuse to be subjected to even more stigma and diminishment by sharing their neurotype to NTs. So yes, this theory may … Continue reading NT-Mom, Judith Newman, Prompts Autistic-Mom, Eve Reiland, to Out Herself. #TrueStory #AIB | #boycotttosiri
"Beginning to think well meaning people of #actuallyautistic are in face enemies of free thought and free speech. Which is not so good, coming from a group who say they've been silenced. " - Judith Newman, author of "To Siri With Love." These are the ideas for which Autistics are Now The Enemies of Free … Continue reading ” . . . Autistics are in Fact Enemies of Free Thought & Free Speech” | Judith Newman #boycotttosiri
Dear Judith, Remember when you were throwing shade at one of my people? You noted that you could've brought Amythest's work to a wider audience. After a few days, I see that you actually have. So thank you for that. Judith Newman your book is the Autistic's #Stonewall. Thank you for that too. Just overnight, … Continue reading Judith Newman, How Do You Like Me Now? | Eve Reiland #boycotttosiri
Judith Newman's memoir "To Siri With Love" is under fire for its excerpt about getting medical power of attorney to get her son a vasectomy. The boycott was started on Thursday by Amythest Schaber, an autistic person who makes Youtube videos and was described in Newman’s book as a “manic pixie dream girl” without consent. The Mighty reached out … Continue reading People on the Autism Spectrum Are Boycotting ‘To Siri With Love’ | Yahoo!
Judith Newman says the book “really wasn’t written for an autistic audience.” Since its release in August, Judith Newman’s To Siri With Love has been greeted with critical acclaim and celebrity endorsements. Newman’s son Gus has autism, and he learned to communicate with others through conversations with Apple’s personal assistant. But the memoir, which Jon Stewart called “beautifully honest and illuminating,” has … Continue reading ‘To Siri With Love’ Author Fires Back: Book ‘Wasn’t Written for Autistic Audience’
Where do I begin? Maybe first tell about the controversy. If you have lived under a rock, you might be unaware of the fact that autistics can be very vocal when needed, and boy, did we need to be vocal. A mother of an autistic, also a writer for the New York Times, decided to … Continue reading Book Analysis: “To Siri With Love,” by Judith Newman | talesbytheunexpected