Another Personal Note: The Duality Of Disability Perception Based On My Language Skills Online & In Person | Eve Reiland

Eve Reiland Just an observation here … it’s curious to me that when people know me online (in advocacy and activism) I’m often told that I’m ‘too high functioning’ to have an opinion on those with more support needs. When people meet me in person — often it’s assumed I can’t sign my own paperwork …

On A Personal Note: Since becoming disabled, I’ve learned how to adapt for cognitive fluctuations | Eve Reiland

https://www.facebook.com/546742822/posts/10158350330887823/ Since becoming disabled, I’ve learned how to adapt for cognitive fluctuations. A Good Day: Some days are far easier when my brain is ticking along and body parts are listening to what I tell them (kinda-mostly), thinking in language (words, English) and processing sensory information is far more synchronized and my speech is understandable. …

The Today Show > NBC > Autism Speaks > Bob Wright > Alison Singer > NCSA = The Autism Cabal | Eve Reiland

A few thoughts: There’s no level playing field here for Autistics in advocacy. The Today Show panders to Autism Speaks. Let’s remember co-founder Bob Wright was the power of NBC for decades. Alison Singer (NCSA and formerly Autism Speaks) was with NBC too before the autism career. Let’s talk about how Autistics were kept out …

Applied Behavioral Analysis | The Myth Behind The $2 Billion A Year ABA Market | #NotAnAutisticAlly

Applied Behavioral Analysis: The Myth Of ABA ABA: $2 Billion A Year Market ABA is a myth originally sold to parents that it would keep their Autistic child out of an institution, or recover them to be indistinguishable from typical children by elementary school. Applied Behavioral Analysis: The Myth Of ABA ABA: $2 Billion A …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4: Autism Speaks & The $2.0 Billion Autism Market

Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Ep. 4 Autism Angel’s: Autism Speaks https://open.spotify.com/episode/1ce2m2dWj5dB66M8Kn8dFv?si=bd3oZDJNRTmaTe__zNhBgQ https://youtu.be/-HLWZHJI0Xk Welcome to  Wake. Bake. Caffeinate. Podcast episode 4. Trigger Warning: Eugenics, Filicide, Murder/Suicide, functioning labels, person-first language, ableism, abuse, ABA, othering, stigma, Bob & Suzanne Wright, Harry & Laura Slatkin, Alison Singer and more.  This week’s Deconstruction of Autism Speaks focus is back on the …

Deconstruction | Autism Speaks & GRASP to Exchange “Articles of Understanding”

Press Release: May 17, 2006 Autism Speaks and Grasp to Exchange "Articles of Understanding" Summary Autism Speaks published a press release about the conflict they created with Autistic people over the use of the word ‘cure’ in regards to Autism and mission goal. The controversy being specifically addressed in the statement erupted between Autism Speaks …

Why Did Fashion & Style Companies Create An “Autism Market” That Excludes Autistic People? | #AutisticFashion

Original post located at AutisticStyle.Fashion.blog. Bring on the color, and bring it in metallic, neon, holographic and pearl sheen! And then show me more in glossy, shimmer and sheer. My happy space is in color and sparkle. I’m not alone in this love for expression. Fashion, makeup, hair and style products are loved by many …