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As Seen On Facebook | Wow, the autistic hate here from William Shatner. | Eve Reiland

Wow, the autistic hate here from William Shatner.  I’m going to fix his tweet: Autistic people hate Autism Speaks so when Julia the muppet aligned with an Autistic Hate Group on a PSA, Autistic People cut their ties.  That’s what Autistic People do when their civil and human rights are violated.  There, fixed it. Sesame Street #LightItUpGold and create […]

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A Prominent Autism Group Has Cut Ties With ‘Sesame Street’ Over New PSAs Featuring Autistic Muppet

The new PSAs were made with the group Autism Speaks, which has been criticized in the past for what many see as stigmatizing autism. Source: A Prominent Autism Group Has Cut Ties With ‘Sesame Street’ Over New PSAs Featuring Autistic Muppet

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Sesame Street promotes Autistic Stigma | Eve Reiland

Sesame Street Promotes Autistic Stigma ‘Sesame Street’ Under Fire For PSAs About Autism That Add ‘Further Stigma’ https://www.huffpost.com/entry/sesame-street-psa-autism-stigma_l_5d49aafee4b01ae816c9653b

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‘Sesame Street’ Under Fire For PSAs About Autism That Add ‘Further Stigma’ | HuffPost Life

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network cut ties with the children’s show over public service ads the nonprofit says are harmful. An advocacy group has ended its partnership with “Sesame Street” after it ran new public service announcements featuring Julia, the show’s first autistic character. On Monday, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network announced its decision to cut ties with the educational […]

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ASAN Has Ended Partnership With Sesame Street | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

ASAN Has Ended Partnership With Sesame Street August 5, 2019 The Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns Sesame Street’s decision to further stigma against autistic children and adults in their new Public Service Announcements. For several years, ASAN consulted with Sesame Street on their See Amazing project and the development of their autistic character, Julia. Until […]

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e-Speaks: Penn. Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill into Law; 8th Annual Potomac Race/Walk is Largest Yet; Experts Convene to Discuss Autism and Mitochondrial Disease e-Speaks || Circa July 11, 2008

Penn. Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill into Law Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell signed into law the most comprehensive autism insurance bill in the nation yesterday. The new law provides $36,000 a year for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and other necessary treatments, and goes beyond many state insurance reform measures by mandating coverage up to age […]

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Thank You for “Chasing Hope” … Many Of The People Who Jumped In Wholeheartedly Aren’t Directly Affected By Autism | Circa January 2010

Thank You for “Chasing the Hope” Jan 23, 2010, 9:09 AM | Think Autism. Bulletin Posted by Lori Copeland McIlwain Support your cause!Be counted:I Read This AUTISM AWARENESS WON Out of 500,000 nonprofits across the country, you helped us become one of Chase Community Giving’s Top 100 highest voted organizations on Facebook and earned us $25,000.00 for our programs. […]