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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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Why An Autism Group Is Breaking Up With ‘Sesame Street’ – Disability Scoop

PSAs featuring Julia from “Sesame Street” that encourage early autism screening seem innocent enough, but a self-advocacy group says the ads lead unsuspecting parents to harmful information. Source: Why An Autism Group Is Breaking Up With ‘Sesame Street’ – Disability Scoop

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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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Autism advocacy group ends relationship with ‘Sesame Street’ over PSAs that ‘further stigma’ | TheHill

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) announced Monday it has ended its partnership with “Sesame Street,” accusing the children’s show of “furthe Source: Autism advocacy group ends relationship with ‘Sesame Street’ over PSAs that ‘further stigma’ | TheHill

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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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As Seen On Facebook | Autism Speaks & AdCouncil: Partners or Autism Info Monopoly?

  Partnership? IDK, AdCouncil and Autism Speaks … yeah, this guy who sits on the executive board of the AdCouncil also sits on the board of Autism Speaks. Partnership? Or autism info monopoly? AdCouncil ever do PSAs any other org than Autism Speaks for Autistics? Autistically, Eve Reiland The Ad Council and Autism Speaks partner […]