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Petition | Stop the abuse of Autistic Children in Ireland on Change.org

Autistics and Allied Against ABA Irelnd started this petition to Human Rights Campaign Applied behavioural Therapy (ABA) is an abusive practise. It is NOT supported by the Autistic Community in Ireland yet HSE, Autism Ireland and Shine and our politicians promote its use on vulnerable autistic children.  In a Nutshell It teaches children to HIDE their identity […]

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Petition | Stop the detention of people with autism & learning disability’s in ATU’s (UK)

Too many people with Autism and learning disabilities are detained in Assessment and Treatment Units (ATUs), some end up being put in seclusion units, this needs to stop. People with Autism & learning disabilities need appropriate support and care and not be detained in units that cannot appropriately support them Source: Stop the detention of […]

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Take Action: Petition | Koehler Publishing: Don’t Release Autism Uncensored

  Sydney Hsin started this petition to Koehler and 1 other Every day, many new parents find out that their child is autistic. When that diagnosis comes, it should come with understanding, with tools to understand their child and to support them in the best way possible. It should not come with instructions for abuse. Which is what Autism Uncensored by Whitney […]

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Journalists Include Autistics In Your Interviews | We are a Misrepresented People — Change.org

Autistics are being denied their voice in news publications, online media and all other journalistic mediums. Autistics are a people with our own identity, history, culture and community. We use identity-first language. Autistics are an ethnic group and a neurominority.  We ask that you include us in all matters that involve Autistics, and help bring public enlightenment by […]

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Petition · Kiehl’s: End your #KiehlsxAutismSpeaks campaign · Change.org

Kiehl’s: End your #KiehlsxAutismSpeaks campaign Source: Petition · Kiehl’s: End your #KiehlsxAutismSpeaks campaign · Change.org Dear Kiehl’s, You recently launched the #KiehlsxAutismSpeaks campaign, pledging to donate one dollar to the group Autism Speaks every time that your promotional video is shared on social media. In addition, you have released a limited-edition facial cream in collaboration with […]

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Boycott 51 Fifty Energy Drink – CEO says, I Yam What I Yam

By Rhonda Moore / #TheReal5150 Advocate & Peer / re-printed with permission via @iamanaddictandaliar.wordpress.com If I were to step on your toes, I would apologize, make sure you were okay, and then pay closer attention to where I stepped in the future. Carlos Vieira, CEO of 51 Fifty Energy Drink and founder/president of the Carlos […]

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Carlos Vieira Foundation & 51Fifty Energy Drink Ask For Donations While Promoting Stigma for Autism Program

https://youtu.be/eUK9WRYc98k Chuck Lenoard on CentralValleyTalk.com mentions the stigma children with autism face (bad kids, etc) and notes how the term mentally retarded is no longer an acceptable term. Yet the company, 51 Fifty Energy Drink, with the slogan “Live The Madness” is still promoting mental illness stigma with their branding. Having a mental illness is […]