Most of the top contenders for the U.S. Democratic presidential nomination have released comprehensive plans for disability policies. To a one, the policies call greater attention than in past elections to problems that affect people with disabilities — including those with autism. Source: Disability policies highlight major differences among U.S. presidential hopefuls | Spectrum | […]
Autism Speaks now talks about diversity. But it has actively contributed to the hostility autistic people face. Source: Autism Speaks adopts all of the language of diversity. But its actions don’t match up. – The Washington Post
Julia, an autistic Muppet, was an emotional triumph. So why is the show now helping promote insidious ideas about neurodiverse people? Source: Sesame Street autism controversy: Julia is a great character, but the show must end its partnership with Autism Speaks.
No, I’m not mad about your Christmas present. Source: The weighted-blankets fad isn’t “appropriation.” It’s good news for autistic people.